A Quote by Daniel Goleman on emotion, self-control, and impulse

There is perhaps no psychological skill more fundamental than resisting impulse. It is the root of all emotional self-control, since all emotions, by their very nature, lead to one or another impulse to act. The root meaning of the word emotion, remember, is "to move."

Daniel Goleman

Source: Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, Pages: 81

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