self-restraint


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the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

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exhibiting restraint imposed on the self

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Self-restraint, an outcome of patience, is a bedrock of individual and social life free of unnecessary strife.
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This vision, beginning with the voluntary recognition of a "Supreme Complete Entity," would set the West on an epochal turn toward divinely inspired self-restraint.
During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food, drinks and sexual intercourse from dawn to dusk, which is an exercise in self-restraint, intended to bring the faithful closer to God.
Meanwhile, Shaykh Noor Siddiqi, a spokesman for the Forum, said: "The action of the UK media in not publishing the cartoons is appreciated by British Muslims and we hope that this kind of self-restraint will ultimately lead to a harmonious society."
Khan said that his country exercises self-restraint which should not be considered a weakness on its part.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi President Fouad Ma'soum denounced the attack against Diala mosque of yesterday that led to killing about 40 persons, calling all political parties for "self-restraint", promising that that "this crime will not pas unpunished".
MANAMA: A leading national rights watchdog yesterday urged all parties to observe self-restraint, stressing the need to foil attempts to subvert security and threaten people's lives.
CAIRO - Egypt on Monday called on Israel to show "self-restraint" in its massive crackdown on Hamas in the Palestinian territories as security forces hunt for three kidnapped teenagers.Cairo's call comes after Israeli troops killed a 19-year-old Palestinian during clashes and arrested more than 40 people overnight, including the parliament speaker, a Hamas member.The Israeli military says that more than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three youths it says were kidnapped by Hamas militants from a settlement bloc in the southern West bank on Thursday night.Egypt's foreign ministry spokesman Badr Abdellaty said in a statement that Israel must show "maximum self-restraint" after reports of "Israel's intention to expand its security operations in the West Bank...
Moreover, animals with the most varied diets showed the most self-restraint.
He called on the officials for self-restraint and dialogue to preserve Iraq's unity and national harmony.
Nuri al-Maliki appealed for "self-restraint" but said Baghdad stood with the Egyptian government, describing its moves against the Muslim Brotherhood as efforts to impose law and order.
"The crowds of those terrorist groups are still present inside the Lebanese lands, they are seen by the naked eye from the sites of our forces who are practicing the utmost degrees of self-restraint hoping the Lebanese competent authorities to exert their efforts in controlling the borders with Syria in commitment to security in both lands and to protect the innocent citizens' spirits and not to escalate situation which those groups seek to," the Ministry said in a cable sent to the Lebanese Foreign Ministry.
Summary: MP Mohammad Qabbani called on contract workers with Electricite Du Liban to practice self-restraint when dealing with permanent staff at the state-run company during their sit-in.
At Tokyo's Ueno Park, where 1,200 cherry trees make it one of the capital's most popular cherry-viewing spots, signs were erected encouraging visitors to show "self-restraint" out of respect.