“When our yearning to feel in control and our ability to recognize randomness are in conflict, the urge to feel in control almost always wins—as was likely the case when Lorraine Pace became convinced that there were an unusually high number of breast cancer cases in her Long Island community.”
“And Mercedes Erra, of the Parisian advertising agency BETC, characterized the campaign as a paradoxically liberating RELATE strategy: “We wanted to get away from the image of the woman who is in control of everything.””
“We all want to feel in control of our destinies, and when events occur that rob of us that feeling of control, we seek answers, search for meaning—punishing ourselves with I-should-haves and I-could-haves.”
“The fall of Fort Mifflin left the British in control of the river to Red Bank.”
“Compliments make them “feel good” and criticism makes them “feel bad,” which means other people are in control of how they feel.”
“Besides, if Crassus had cut off Spartacus about fifty miles northeast of Regium, he would have left the rebels in control of a large territory to the south, about a thousand square miles in size, roughly equivalent to the American state of Rhode Island or the English county of Hampshire.”
“Thisbook offers practical strategies for more effective writing, including helping the student become a self-regulated writer, one who understands and is in control of the writing process.”
“And when Reagan was shot on March 30, an out-of-breath Haig, perspiring profusely, entered the White House press briefing room to declare that with the president incapacitated and Vice President George H. W. Bush on a plane returning from Texas, as of now, I am in control here, in the White House.”
“For Merilee Glick to gain comfort from my story, I had to relinquish ownership and let go of my desire to be in control of exactly how my work unfolded.”
“She felt a sense of shame about herself, her life, and most of all her self-delusion that she had ever been in control of Julian LaSalle.”
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