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  He who lives without discipline dies without honor.  
 -  Icelandic proverb
  

  There is no luck except where there is discipline.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.  
 -  Abraham Joshua Heschel
  

  Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control, These three alone lead life to sovereign power.  
 -  Alfred Tennyson
  

  Instilling a sense of self-discipline and focus when the kids are younger makes it so much easier by the time they get into high school.  
 -  Amy Chua
  

  Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.  
 -  Ann Landers
  

  What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Through discipline comes freedom.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act, but a habit.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world - to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.  
 -  Ayn Rand
  

  Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul  
 -  Bible
  

  Windows 2000 already contains features such as the human discipline component, where the PC can send an electric shock through the keyboard if the human does something that does not please Windows.  
 -  Bill Gates
  

  With self-discipline, the average person can rise as far and as fast as his talents and intelligence can take him. But without self-discipline, a person with every blessing of background, education, and opportunity will selfom rise above mediocrity.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.  
 -  Bruce Lee
  

  It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.  
 -  Buddha
  

  The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.  
 -  Bum Phillips
  

  Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline, when you have both firmly under your belt that's real power.  
 -  Clint Eastwood
  

  It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.  
 -  Clint Eastwood
  

  A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  I think self-discipline is something, it's like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets.  
 -  Daniel Goldstein
  

  Diligence = disciplined excellence over time.  
 -  Dave Ramsey
  

  Discipline is remembering what you want.  
 -  David Campbell
  

  I learned a lot about discipline and about channeling my aggression into achievement.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  To be disciplined does not mean being silent, abstaining, or doing only what one thinks one may undertake without risk; it is not the art of eluding responsibility; it means acting in compliance with orders received, and therefore finding in one's own mind, by effort and reflection, the possibility to carry out such orders. It also means finding in one's own will the energy to face the risks involved in execution.  
 -  Ferdinand Foch
  

  Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.  
 -  Frank Herbert
  

  Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today's actions to tomorrow's results. There's a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which.  
 -  Gary Ryan Blair
  

  Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things. Brave undisciplined men have no chance against the discipline and valour of other men. Have you seen a few policemen handle a crowd?  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.  
 -  George Washington
  

  That's what the marketplace does: it basically disciplines anybody that refuses to discipline himself.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.  
 -  Gustave Flaubert
  

  Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.  
 -  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  

  In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves and their carnal urges. Self-discipline with all of them came first.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  Ninety percent of the people that I share my philosophies with about organizing and using the Rolodex file will never put them into practice. They lack the necessary ingredient: Discipline.  
 -  Harvey Mackay
  

  Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there. Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long, slow climb and self-discipline.  
 -  Helen Hayes
  

  Rule your mind or it will rule you.  
 -  Horace
  

  Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today's actions to tomorrow's results. There's a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which.  
 -  Gary Ryan Blair
  

  Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things. Brave undisciplined men have no chance against the discipline and valour of other men. Have you seen a few policemen handle a crowd?  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.  
 -  George Washington
  

  That's what the marketplace does: it basically disciplines anybody that refuses to discipline himself.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.  
 -  Gustave Flaubert
  

  Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.  
 -  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  

  In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves and their carnal urges. Self-discipline with all of them came first.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  Ninety percent of the people that I share my philosophies with about organizing and using the Rolodex file will never put them into practice. They lack the necessary ingredient: Discipline.  
 -  Harvey Mackay
  

  Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there. Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long, slow climb and self-discipline.  
 -  Helen Hayes
  

  Rule your mind or it will rule you.  
 -  Horace
  

  In the bark of your soul reclines the Commanding Master; He does not sleep: wake Him. Self-control is strength; right thought is mastery; calmness is power. Say unto your heart, Peace, be still!  
 -  James Allen
  

  Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.  
 -  James Allen
  

  We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Discipline is that unique process of intelligent thought and activity that puts a lid on temper and a faucet on courtesy... that develops positive action and controls negative thoughts... that encourages success and refuses to accept failure... that promotes health and curbs sickness.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Discipline has within it the potential for creating future miracles.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  The best time to set up a new discipline is when the idea is strong.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself.  
 -  Jim Whittaker
  

  Discipline yourself and others won't need to.  
 -  John Wooden
  

  Animals pick up your fear vibrations and snap at you. If you love animals, they will never attack you. Many undisciplined human beings are just as sensitive as animals as dogs, cats, and other animals.  
 -  Joseph Murphy
  

  Without discipline, there's no life at all.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn
  

  Don't think you can attain total awareness and whole enlightenment without proper discipline and practice. This is egomania. Appropriate rituals channel your emotions and life energy toward the light. Without the discipline to practice them, you will tumble constantly backward into darkness.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  Courage is a habit. Courage is a form of discipline. It's taking a certain action even though you feel like doing something else. The difference here is that courage involves acting against fear, whereas discipline involves acting against laziness or fatigue.  
 -  Mark Manson, Models - Attract Women Through Honesty
  

  It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.  
 -  Miguel de Cervantes
  

  Discipline - doing what you hate to do but do it like you love it.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.  
 -  Mortimer Adler
  

  Few men are brave by nature, but good discipline and experience make many so.  
 -  Niccolo Machiavelli
  

  The mind quickly responds to teaching and discipline. You can make the mind give you back anything you want.  
 -  Norman Vincent Peale
  

  First we form habits then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.  
 -  Rob Gilbert
  

  The most successful human beings are wildly focused. They have a very clear picture of what it is they want to create by the time they reach the end of their lives and then they have the discipline (and courage) to stick to their mission – saying 'no' to everything that is not mission critical.  
 -  Robin Sharma
  

  Life without discipline is like a ship without a rudder.  
 -  Ronie Mathew Thomas
  

  No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.  
 -  Seneca
  

  Many people think they want things, but they don't really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.  
 -  Sophia Loren
  

  The undisciplined are slaves to moods, appetites and passions.  
 -  Stephen R. Covey
  

  Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.  
 -  Stephen R. Covey
  

  If the person you lead truly understood that self-discipline is something one uses, not something one has, then that person could use it to accomplish virtually any goal he or she ever set.  
 -  Steve Chandler
  

  Some people are run by the legislation of the ego and the personality rather than run by the softness and the feeling and the sacredness of their inner feeling. If you want to empower your life, the first thing you've got to do is discipline yourself and discipline your mind.  
 -  Stuart Wilde
  

  There are men steady and wise whose body, words and mind are self-controlled. They are the men of supreme self-control.  
 -  Syrus
  

  With self-discipline most anything is possible.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  Anger is an unpleasant feeling. It is like a blazing flame that burns up our self-control and causes us to say and do things that we regret later.  
 -  Thich Nhat Hanh
  

  Serving one's own passions is the greatest slavery.  
 -  Thomas Fuller
  

  Disciplined people are not easily sidetracked... They could live in a French bakery and not gain weight or they could encounter hundreds of economic opportunities and then select one or two that are best suited to their strengths and the market's needs.  
 -  Thomas J. Stanley
  

  Wealth is more often the result of a lifestyle of hard work, perseverance, planning, and, most of all, self-discipline.  
 -  Thomas J. Stanley
  

  Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.  
 -  Thucydides
  

  I think the guys who are really controlling their emotions... are going to win.  
 -  Tiger Woods
  

  I value self-discipline, but creating systems that make it next to impossible to misbehave is more reliable than self-control.  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  Self-discipline is the the ability to funnel our desires and passions in a productive direction, for a sustained period of time in order to achieve our goals. It is the connective tissue that links ambition with achievement.  
 -  Tommy Newberry
  

  All great leaders possess tremendous long-term clarity about what they're trying to accomplish both in their careers and personally. And it's this long-term perspective that builds character, wisdom, and self-discipline. Long-term thinking is the hallmark of high performance living, yet it's often neglected in favor of the treadmill of hectic, urgent 'activities of the moment.'  
 -  Tommy Newberry
  

  Success focuses on the six D's: Desire, Determination, Discipline, Devotion, Dedication, and Destiny.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We all have dreams but in order to make dreams come into reality it takes an awful lot of determination ,dedication, self discipline and effort.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The problem with patience and discipline is that it requires both of them to develop each of them.  
 -  Unknown
  

  May you have the courage and discipline today to do what is needed instead of simply what is convenient.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Better suffer the pain of Discipline, than to suffer the pain of Regret.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A disciplined Life is a useful and rewarding Life.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self denial. Also, and most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It is a state of mind that you could call character in action.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  The saint is a man who disciplines his ego. The sage is a man who rids himself of his ego.  
 -  Wei Wu Wei
  

  Philosophy is harmonized knowledge making a harmonious life; it is the self-discipline which lifts us to serenity and freedom. Knowledge is power, but only wisdom is liberty.  
 -  Will Durant
  

  The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.  
 -  William Arthur Ward
  

  If we don't discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us.  
 -  William Feather
  

  It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.  
 -  Zig Ziglar
  

  Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them.  
 -  Zig Ziglar