Quotes of Discipline

“ The only discipline that lasts is self discipline. ”

- Bum Phillips

“ This budget is, in my view, a good budget. It does begin to exercise some fiscal discipline, but it is a modest exercise of fiscal discipline. ”

- Lamar Alexander

“ Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness. ”

- May Sarton

“ 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. ”

- Henry Parry Liddon

“ Kamikazes must also be subordinated to a State discipline. ”

- Aslan Maskhadov

“ The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. ”

- Bible

“ Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary. ”

- David Sylvian

“ The secret of discipline is motivation. When a man is sufficiently motivated, discipline will take care of itself. ”

- Alexander Paterson

“ There couldn't be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline. ”

- Ricardo Montalban

“ That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ 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

“ Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. ”

- Reverend Peter Marshall

“ Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck — but, most of all, endurance. ”

- James Baldwin

“ To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. ”

- Aleister Crowley

“ Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable. ”

- Martin Luther

“ Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty. ”

- Frank Herbert

“ By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. ”

- Grenville Kleiser

“ He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil. ”

- Emanuel Swedenborg

“ Discipline is not a nasty word. ”

- Pat Riley

“ Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability. ”

- Roy L. Smith

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

- George Washington

“ Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. ”

- Brian Tracy

“ Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes. ”

- Buddha

“ Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline. ”

- George Eliot

“ I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts. That would solve the entire problem of management. ”

- Jean Giraudoux

“ Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another. ”

- George Washington

“ If we do not discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us. ”

- William Feather

“ If you will discipline yourself to make your mind self-sufficient you will thereby be least vulnerable to injury from the outside. ”

- Critias of Athens

“ 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. ”

- Wilma Rudolph
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