Discipline Quotes

Love equals discipline. If I love something, I can have the discipline. I have a crazy work ethic.

One of the things I’ve always said about corporal punishment, harsh discipline and hitting is that you don’t know what kid you’re getting. Some people will say, well, it’s no big deal, and others will be forever devastated and scarred by it.

I am disciplining myself to learn all the sonnets. I try to learn something new every day, anything.

The article of discipline is the most difficult in American education. Premature ideas of independence, too little repressed by parents, beget a spirit of insubordination, which is the great obstacle to science with us and a principle cause of its decay since the revolution. I look to it with dismay in our institution, as a […]

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

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.

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

The worst, the hardest, the most disagreeable thing that you may have to do may be the thing that counts most, because it is the hard discipline, and it alone, that makes possible the highest efficiency.

It was an observation founded in undoubted facts, that the prosperity of nations had been in proportion to the discipline of their forces by sea and land. . . Discipline, discipline, had become my constant topic of discourse and even declamation in and out of Congress, and especially in the board of war. I saw […]

Obedience is the only thing wanting now for our salvation. Obedience to the laws in the States, and obedience to officers in the army.