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No one will enforce discipline on you

“Your first task is to look at those emotions that are continually infecting your ideas and decisions.” – Robert Greene

“It is in fact the height of selfishness to merely consume what others create and to retreat into a shell of limited goals and immediate pleasures.” – Robert Greene 

“Living an undisciplined life isn’t freedom. It’s the ultimate version of slavery.” – Fateh Singh

“Once an action becomes automatic, you now have the mental space to observe yourself as you practice.” – Robert Greene

“I keep this routine every day without variation. The repetition itself becomes the important thing; it’s a form of mesmerism. I mesmerize myself to reach a deeper state of mind.” – Haruki Murakami

“A modern stoic knows that the surest way to discipline passion is to discipline time: decide what you want or ought to do during the day, then always do it at exactly the same moment every day, and passion will give you no trouble.” – W.H. Auden

“Changing habits: Pick one thing. Cultivate a desire. Visualize it. Plan a sustainable path. Identify needs, triggers, and substitutes. Tell your friends. Track meticulously. Self-discipline is a bridge to a new self-image. Bake in the new self-image. It’s who you are, now.” – Naval Ravikant

“The greater your stress tolerance, the more you will be respected. The lower your stress tolerance, the less you will be respected. If you want to be respected, be low in reactivity, self-disciplined and very good at handling your own emotions. Respect is earned, not given.”

“Be hard on yourself and forgiving of everyone else. You can’t expect people to live by your standards. You’ll ruin yourself with disappointment.” – Ed Latimore

“You become mature when you become the authority of your own life.” – Joseph Campbell

“I don’t have free time because I don’t have unfree time. Everybody and everything that had a claim on my time has been uncompromisingly removed from my life.” – Naval Ravikant

““Priorities” is an oxymoron. You can only have one priority at a time. Your second priority is equivalent to your 99th priority.” – Sahil Lavingia

“If you fulfill your obligations everyday you don’t need to worry about the future.” – Jordan Peterson

“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

“Every hour focus your mind attentively on the performance of the task in hand, with dignity, human sympathy, benevolence and freedom, and leave aside all other thoughts. You will achieve this, if you perform each action as if it were your last.” – Marcus Aurelius

“No one will enforce discipline on you. You are not a child. You have to do it yourself. If you don’t – then you are no better than a child.”

“Consistently do what scares you and you’ll never live a dull day.” – Carlos Del Valle

“The discipline of desire is the background of character.” – John Locke

“Men are disturbed not by events but by their opinion about events.” – Epictetus

“To dispute with a drunkard is to debate with an empty house.” – Publius Syrus

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