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.

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.

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.

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.

When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.