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Self discipline is a practice

“The first and best victory is to conquer self.” – Plato

“Self-discipline creates a brighter tomorrow.” – Anonymous

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

“Good order and discipline in an army are more to be depended upon than ferocity.” – Niccolò Machiavelli

“How much time are you putting into your highest priorities?” – Jack Canfield

“Every fulfilled dream occurred because of dedication to a process.” – John C. Maxwell

“The way you train reflects the way you fight. People say I’m not going to train too hard, I’m going to do this in training, but when it’s time to fight I’m going to step up. There is no step up. You’re just going to do what you did every day.” – Georges St-Pierre

“Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Learn to convert the discomfort of discipline into the satisfaction of personal growth.” – Tony Robbins

“No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” – Hebrews 12:11

“Self discipline isn’t just something that happens once and you’re done. It’s a practice.”

“You will never always be motivated. You have to be learn to be disciplined.”

“Mind control is the result of self-discipline and habit. You either control your mind or it controls you. There is no hall-way compromise.”

“Your ability to discipline to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success tan any other single factor.”

“He watches himself as if he were an enemy and lying in ambush.” – Epictetus

“The only person you can control is you. So focus on making yourself who you want to be: Faster. Smarter. Stronger. More humble. Less ego.” – Jocko Willink

“The greatest portion of peace of mind is doing nothing wrong. Those who lack self-control live disoriented and disturbed lives.” – Seneca

“It shows greater self-control to refuse to withdraw oneself, and to do the same things as the crowd, but in a different way.” – Seneca

“True self-discipline is not for the weak-minded. In life we make too many excuses – I don’t live near a gym, don’t have the money for a trainer, my hours at work are crazy, I’m traveling too much, the kids schedules are too hectic, etc. The list is endless. Rather than giving yourself a way out, find a way to make “it” happen.” – David Goggins

“Self-discipline and self-control will determine the quality of your life more than anything else. Self-discipline to make you do what needs to be done. Self-control to keep you from doing what you shouldn’t.” – Ed Latimore 

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

“You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.”  – Leonardo da Vinci

“Great leaders always have self-discipline -without exception.” – John C. Maxwell

“We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.” – Steven Pressfield

“One painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.”  – Hellen Keller

“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” – Abraham J. Heschel

“Do not consider painful what is good for you.” – Euripides

“Those who have nothing have only their discipline.”  – Alain Badiou

“The Internet makes great teachers widely available. Your opportunity to learn is limited only by your ability to direct your attention. On-demand education can’t easily compete with on-demand stimulation. A disciplined seeker will find no competition among lotus-eaters.” – The Stoic Emperor

“The Paradox of Freedom – the way to expand your freedom is to narrow your focus. Stay focused on saving to achieve financial freedom. Stay focused on training to achieve physical freedom. Stay focused on learning to achieve intellectual freedom. The disciplined become the free.” – James Clear

“You become what you consume. The food you eat will make your body. The information you read will make your mindset. Be intentional about what you put in yourself.” – Shane Parrish

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