Quotes about Discipline

Get quotes of the day


How do you feel today?    I feel ...

These are quotes tagged with "discipline".

Add to my favourites Get these quotes on a PDF
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.

Self-command is the main discipline.
What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are. What we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.
Without discipline, there is no life at all.
Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.
If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.
No one is free who does not lord over himself.
Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The only discipline that last is self discipline.
There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.
No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself.
No man or woman has achieved an effective personality who is not self-disciplined. Such discipline must not be an end in itself, but must be directed to the development of resolute Christian character.
Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
Better to be pruned to grow than cut up to burn.
You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline is an index to doctrine.
Look upon your chastening as God's chariots sent to carry your soul into the high places of spiritual achievement.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may mot be subdued by discipline.
Anybody who gets away with something will come back to get away with a little bit more.
Discipline is not a nasty word.
It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish. It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets.
To know how to dispense with things is to possess them.
One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics is that you've got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top.
Who loves well, chastises well.
A colt is worth little if it does not break its halter.
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Discipline must come through liberty. We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.
Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
Self-respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Brave is the lion tamer, brave is the world subduer, but braver is the one who has subdued himself.
So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational.

Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.