A disciplined mind invites true joy

“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.” – Jesse Owens

“Imagine how pitiful life would be without self-discipline. We would achieve very little.” – Anonymous

“Develop self-discipline. Do what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to do it.” – Anonymous

“To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” – A. J. Heschel

 

“There’s nothing more powerful than paying attention.” – Jordan Peterson

“Discipline is remembering what you want.” – David Campbell 

“Discipline is your relationship with the time you have left.” – Barbara McNally

“Discipline is being able to force yourself to do something is spite of how you feel, over and over until it becomes a habit.” – Kim Brenneman

“Don’t count on motivation; count on discipline.”

 

“With discipline belief and the right knowledge, we become the best we can be.”

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

“Discipline is your friend not your enemy.”

“When you know what matters to you, it’s a lot easier to ignore what doesn’t.” – Shane Parrish 

“One ought not to give way in everything nor to everybody. To know how to refuse is therefore as important as to know how to consent.” – Baltasar Gracián

 

“Silence is essential. It’s a tool, a sign of wisdom, a sign of self-control and self-discipline. It can be, in some cases, more courageous and fair to bite your tongue than it is to flap it.” – Ryan Holiday

“This can be swiftly taught in very few words: virtue is the only good; there is no certain good without virtue; and virtue resides in our nobler part, which is the rational one. And what can this virtue be? True and steadfast judgment.” – Seneca

“Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.” – Marian Wright Edelman

“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

 

“All successes begin with self-discipline.  It starts with you.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

“Self-discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.” – Joseph Addison

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” – Aristotle

“The more disciplined you become, the easier life gets.” – Steve Pavlina

“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

 

“In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves…self-discipline with all of them came first.” – Harry S. Truman

“If it were easy to walk the path of self-discipline, we wouldn’t gain much from it.” – Glenn C. Stewart

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.” – Richard Moss

“A disciplined mind invites true joy.” – Yongey Mingyur

“Eventually, the time that was not spent on learning skills will catch up with you, and the fall will be painful.” – Robert Greene

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