Stop competing with others

“Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.” – Adam Sicinski

“Being indistractable will be the skill of the century.” – Nir Eyal 

“Focus, focus, focus. Dilution of effort will crush you.” – Aaron Levie

“It is better, proverbially, to rule your own spirit than to rule a city.” – Jordan Peterson 

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

“It is time to reverse this prejudice against conscious effort and to see the powers we gain through practice and discipline as eminently inspiring and even miraculous.” – Robert Greene

“Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and perseverance.”

”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.”

“Discipline is money in the bank. A real friend, true strength.”

“By constant self -discipline and self control you can develop greatness of character.”

“Your ability to listen to and take action based on your inner voice- regardless of how you feel, other influences, or temptations you face – is the self mastery.”

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most – Abraham Lincoln Quotes.”

“Motivation will die.. let discipline take it place.”

“One of the most important keys to success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you don’t feel like doing it.”

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

“Self discipline – The Road may be hard but the results are priceless.

“Stop competing with others & and start competing with yourself.”

“A great way to develop self discipline is to make it a habit to do things you should be doing when you feel the laziest. every time you feel really lazy, do the opposite of what you feel like doing.”

“Self disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.”

“Nobody is too busy , it’s just a matter of priorities.”

You become what you do every day

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

“The future depends on what we do in the present.”  – Mahatma Ghandi

“With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now, and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln

“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I stop when I’m done.” – David Goggins 

“The more self-discipline you have, the more you do the things you should do, the happier your future self will be.” – Maxime Lagacé

“The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.” – Jordan Peterson

“No random actions, none not based on underlying principles.” – Marcus Aurelius

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations; we fall to the level of our training.” –  Archilochus

“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast.” – Hermann Hesse

“Discipline is doing what needs to be done, Even if you don’t want to do it.”

“Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.”

”Discipline, not desire, determines your destiny.”

“Can you imagine yourself in 10 years if instead of avoiding the things you know you should do, you actually did them every single day – that’s powerful.” – Jordan Peterson

“Practice is the price you pay today to be better tomorrow.” – James Clear

“Every action you take is kind of like a vote for the kind of person you want to become.” – James Clear

“You must be disciplined in thought, word, and deed. Consciously train yourself to do those things that are good for you.” – Iyanla Vanzant

“To understand success, pay less attention to the final product and more to the mundane process. […] The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind.” – Adam Grant

“Want to become a writer? Write every day. Want to become a YouTuber? Upload videos every day. Want to learn a new skill? Practice is every day. You become what you do every day.” – Jose Rosado

“It’s never crowded along the extra mile.” – Wayne Dyer

Mastering others is strength

Discipline quotes Mastering others is strength Aylake
Discipline quotes Mastering others is strength Aylake

“I don’t count my sit-ups, I only start counting when it starts hurting, when I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, cause that’s when it really counts.” – Muhammad Ali

“What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not do.” – Aristotle

“Mastering others is strength.  Mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu

“People are always looking for shortcuts. The only way to achieve greatness in life is to have patience, consistency, and discipline.” – David Goggins

Discipline quotes Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself Aylake
Discipline quotes Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself Aylake

“Throughout your life you will encounter tedious situations, and you must cultivate the ability to handle them with discipline.” – Robert Greene 

“Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.” –  Marcus Aurelius

“No one has ever built a legacy consuming.” – Bill Masur

“Good habits are assets. Bad habits are liabilities. What’s in your portfolio?” – Jack Butcher

Discipline quotes People do not decide their futures Aylake
Discipline quotes People do not decide their futures Aylake

“You will ascend to the level of your discipline. You will fall to the level of your apathy.” – Alexander J.A Cortes

“All of your energy should go into building better rituals, not chasing better results.” – James Clear

“Willpower is overrated. Figure out the systems that let you not have to use it.” – Justin Kan

“People don’t decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.” – Unknown

Discipline quotes Diginity grows with the ability to say no to oneself Aylake
Discipline quotes Dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself Aylake

“The single most important change you can make in your working habits is to switch to creative work first, reactive work second. This means blocking off a large chunk of time every day for creative work on your own priorities, with the phone and email off.” – Mark McGuinness 

“Decide how the person you want to become would act and then act that way. Even when it’s really fu*king hard.” – Tom Bilyeu

“Let me note all the sickening waste of today, that I shall not be easy with myself and compromise my tomorrows.” – Susan Sontag

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

Discipline quotes There is nothing more powerful than paying attention Aylake
Discipline quotes There is nothing more powerful than paying attention Aylake

“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

Your habits create your strength

“Some of y’all need to be fasting from things other than food: The news, social media, negative people, complaining, worrying, video games, alcohol, drugs. Especially if you can’t go without it.” – Matt Stephens

“Obsession without self-control leads to self-destruction.” – Bill Masur

“Self-control is the root of all virtues which is why modern humans lack virtue.” – Bill Masur

“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit is persistence in practice.” – Octavia Butler

“Results have little to do with the goals we set and nearly everything to do with the systems we follow. Goals are the results we want to achieve. Systems are the processes that lead to those results. If you want results, forget goals. Focus on your system.” – James Clear

“The fact that you go to the gym even though you don’t “need” to is why you don’t need to. The fact that you save when you could spend is why you have money to spend. Your habits create your strength.” – James Clear

“Your choices – what you work on, who you work with – create leverage. A good initial choice can deliver 100x payoff. Your habits unleash leverage. Without great habits, great choices are just potential energy.” – James Clear

“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Don’t bet on the person who shows occasional flashes of greatness. Bet on the person who delivers day after day. It’s better to be consistently good than intermittently excellent. Results and relationships depend on reliability.” – Adam Grant

“If you want to believe something, keep pounding it into your head until you get it: listen to it, read it, write it, talk about it, think about it. Over and over again, until it’s ingrained into your mind. Influence your own subconscious.” –  Matt Stephens

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

“Perhaps the greatest display of self-discipline is persisting when the going gets tough. Persistence is self-discipline in action.” – Brian Tracy

“You don’t want my wealth, you want my work ethic. You don’t want my position, you want my process.”

“Decisions are nothing without execution.” – Shane Parrish

“Amateurs show up inconsistently. Professionals show up every day.” – Shane Parrish

“Mental resilience is arguably the most critical trait of a world-class performer, and it should be nurtured continuously.” – Josh Waitzkin

“Willpower is like a muscle; if it’s never used it never grows. If you lack willpower you’ll become a slave to your impulses. You build your willpower by doing hard things.” – Carlos Del Valle

“Don’t make excuses. Hold yourself accountable. That’s how sh*t gets done.” – Joe De Sena 

“May even your hobbies improve your mind and body, and move you further away from the degenerate state of constant consumption.” – Ed Latimore

“It’s not that change is hard. It’s that not changing is easier.” – Ed Latimore

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

Amateurs have a goal

Discipline quotes When we are tired we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago Aylake
Discipline quotes When we are tired we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago Aylake

“Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes a necessity.” – Augustine of Hippo

“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Complaining is one of the ego’s favorite strategies for strengthening itself.” -Ryan Holiday

“A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days.” – Annie Dillard 

Discipline You will never change your life until you change something you do daily Aylake
Discipline You will never change your life until you change something you do daily Aylake

“There’s no quick fix or fast pass to success. It doesn’t happen in a day; but it does happen daily.” – John C. Maxwell

“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” – John C. Maxwell

“The secret of successful working lies in the systematic arrangement of what you have to do. I know of no better way to accomplish a large amount of work.” –  William Osler

“Effectiveness begins with elimination. Choose your ignorances as carefully as your interests.” –  The Stoic Emperor

Discipline quotes One of the rarest things is to find people that simply do Aylake
Discipline quotes One of the rarest things is to find people that simply do Aylake

“To create a meaningful work of art or make a discovery or invention requires great discipline, self-control, and emotional stability.” –  Robert Greene

“You must never settle into complacency, as if your initial vision represents the endpoint. You must cultivate profound dissatisfaction with your work and the need to constantly improve your ideas.” – Robert Greene

“One of the rarest things is to find people that simply do what they say they will do. Just doing this one step puts you in the top 10% of people.” – Auren Hoffman

“It’s not about the giant leaps of faith or big breaks that will make your career. It’s the daily practice.” – Jeff Goins

Discipline quotes It is common to have vision it is rare to have plans Aylake
Discipline quotes It is common to have vision it is rare to have plans Aylake

“The amateur is concerned with the big break, whereas the pro is more focused on delaying immediate gratification in exchange for long-term success.” – Jeff Goins

“It’s common to have vision; it’s rare to have plans.” – Sam Altman

“Being unfiltered is not a sign of authenticity. It’s a sign of low self-control. Impulsive leadership is trusting your gut and shooting from the hip. Disciplined leadership is taking the time to consider the impact of your actions on others.” – Adam Grant

“Amateurs have a goal. Professionals have a process.” – Shane Parrish

Discipline quotes The simpler the better Aylake
Discipline quotes The simpler the better Aylake

“Amateurs show up to practice to have fun. Professionals realize that what happens in practice happens in games.” – Shane Parrish

“The simpler, the better. Complications lead to multiplicative chains of unanticipated effects.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb 

“A simple question to help you focus on the highest value tasks: “What is the work that keeps working for you after you’ve completed it?” – James Clear

“Skip steps now, you’ll skip them later. Cut corners now, you’ll cut them later. You get used to what you do most of the time.” – Jason Fried

We all have dreams

“Self-discipline begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.” – Napoleon Hill

“I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.” – Nikola Tesla

“Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities that help us lead our daily lives with a calm mind.” – Dalai Lama

“The number of people who stand ready to consume one’s time, to no purpose, is almost countless.” – Booker T. Washington

“Society primarily encourages distraction, distraction in every form.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Your first blog post will be bad, but your 1000th will be great. Your first workout will be weak, but your 1000th will be strong. Your first meditation will be scattered, but your 1000th will be focused. Put in your reps.” – James Clear

“Small things, done consistently in strategic places, create a major impact.” – David Allen

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time one what is important.” – Stephen R. Covey

“He who conquers his passions is a man of more nerve than he who subdues the enemy.” – Publius Syrus

“To be occupied in what does not concern you is worse than doing nothing.” – Baltasar Gracián

”Discipline is remembering what you want.”

“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”

“Self discipline begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do.”

“Comfort is the enemy of achievement.”

“The costs of your good habits are in the present. The costs of your bad habits are in the future.” – James Clear

“Nothing great was ever created without focus and an inability to focus is the fastest way to kill potential.” – Bill Masur

“Discipline when you hate yourself is tyranny. Discipline when you love yourself is the path to freedom.” – Bill Masur

“Freedom is not the ability to do as we please. Freedom is the ability to do as we ought.” – Adam Chilcott

“The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.” – Robert Greene

“Zen is not some kind of excitement but concentration on our usual everyday routine.” – Shunryu Suzuki

“Discipline is built by consistently performing small acts of courage.” – Robin Sharma

“Discipline is the ability to control our conduct by principle rather than by social pressure.” – Glenn C. Stewart

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

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest; we have to be more disciplined than the rest.” – Warren Buffett

“Discipline is the silent force at work that breeds success.  It requires only one thing; that you sacrifice time in things you enjoy.” –  Anonymous

“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

“Never believe a promise from a man or woman who has no discipline.  They have broken a thousand promises to themselves, and they break their promise for you.” – Matthew Kelly

“If the self-discipline of the free cannot match the iron discipline of the mailed fist-in economic, political, scientific and all other kinds of struggles as well as the military-then the peril to freedom will continue to rise.” – John F. Kennedy

“If you want to be happy, you have to love yourself, which means you have to discipline your behavior.” – Will Smith

“A well ordered mind is one that can tolerate being in its own company.” – The Stoic Emperor

Self-control is strength

“Your level of success is determined by your level of self-discipline and perseverance.” – Anonymous

“Self-discipline is a key to many doors. Not least of which is one that leads to a better, stronger, and healthier version of yourself.” – Zero Dean

“One discipline always leads to another.” – Jim Rohn

“We require routine and tradition. That’s order. Order can become excessive, and that’s not good, but chaos can swamp us, so we drown – and that is also not good. We need to stay on the straight and narrow path.” – Jordan Peterson 

“You cannot aim yourself at anything if you are completely undisciplined and untutored.” – Jordan Peterson

“How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard

“One thousand days of lessons for discipline; ten thousand days of lessons for mastery.” – Miyamoto Musashi 

“If there isn’t discipline, how can there be a true realization of an ideal?” – Miyamoto Musashi

“Curb your desire – don’t set your heart on so many things and you will get what you need.” – Epictetus

“Freedom and responsibility are two aspects of the same coin. If you are not ready to feel responsible, you will never be free.” – Osho

“Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined.”

“All successes begin with self-discipline. It starts with you.”

”You will either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. Choice is yours.”

“Discipline is eating what you need instead of eating what you crave.”

“Discipline is the ability to get yourself to do what you don’t want to do. When used occasionally, it keeps you from getting soft. When used frequently, it’s a sign of strategic misalignment.” – Johnny Uzan

“It’s easier to put off until tomorrow what needs to be done today, and drown the upcoming months and years in today’s cheap pleasures.” – Jordan Peterson 

“Understand: like everyone, you think you are rational, but you are not. Rationality is not a power you are born with, but one you acquire through training and practice.” – Robert Greene

“In walking about as you take care not to step on a nail or to sprain your foot, so take care not to damage your own ruling faculty: and if we observe this rule in every act, we shall undertake the act with more security.” – Epictetus 

“You don’t have the time to meditate because you don’t meditate. You don’t have the energy to exercise because you don’t exercise. You don’t have money to save because you don’t save money.”

“Increase your awareness of your own mortality and you will do more of what matters.” –  Unknown

“What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are: and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.” – H.P. Liddon

“Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” – Mike Ditka

“Self-control is strength, right thought is mastery, calmness is power.” – James Allen

“Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you growing.”  – John C. Maxwell

“Discipline without freedom is tyranny.  Freedom without discipline is chaos.” – Cullen Hightower

“By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

“Self-discipline is a self-enlarging process.” – M. Scott Peck

“Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.” – Michel De Montaigne

“Until we have begun to go without them, we fail to realize how unnecessary many things are. We’ve been using them not because we needed them but because we had them.” – Seneca

“I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.” – John Stuart Mill

Find things that excite you

“Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.” – Dennis Prager

“Through self-discipline comes freedom.” – Aristotle

“Self-discipline equates to self-control. Your ability to control yourself and your actions, control what you say and do, and ensure that your behaviors are consistent with long-term goals and objectives is the mark of a superior person.” – Brian Tracy

“Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.” –  Heraclitus

“Discipline equals freedom.” – Jocko Willink

“Excess in anything becomes a fault.” – Seneca

“This is the main question, with what activity one’s leisure is filled.” – Aristotle

“Self-discipline raises you, self-control prevents you from falling.” 

“Focus is free but distractions cost you everything.” – Thibaut

“Avoid things the best version of yourself will regret.” – Shane Parrish

“The person who masters himself through self control and discipline is truly undefeatable.”

“The more disciplines you become the easier life gets.”

“Discipline the one thing necessary to achieve any goal worth having.”

“An idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan.” – Warren Buffett

“Everyone says that no one gets to their deathbed and thinks, man I wish I worked more, but I don’t think anyone gets to their deathbed and says, man I’m glad I spent all that time skiing in Aspen.” – Ryan Holiday

“Swearing signals a lack of eloquence and emotional control.” –  Naval Ravikant

“You can be self-disciplined, or you can be a slave.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“Impatience is a virtue. Self-discipline is another form of self-conflict. Find things that excite you.” – Naval Ravikant

“You become what you give your attention to…If you yourself don’t choose what thoughts and images you expose yourself to, someone else will.” – Epictetus

“Self control is the key to self esteem and self confidence.” – Laurance McGraw V 

“Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.” – John C. Maxwell

“Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“The great master key to riches is nothing more or less than the self-discipline necessary to help you take full and complete possession of your own mind.” – Napoleon Hill

“It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.” – Mick Jagger

“Success is created through the performance of a few small daily disciplines that stack up over time to produce achievements far beyond anything you could of ever planned for. Failure, on the other hand, is just as easy to slip into. Failure’s is nothing more than the inevitable outcome of a few small acts of daily neglect performed consistently over time so that they take you past the point of no return.” – Robin Sharma

“Self-discipline is an act of cultivation.  It requires you to connect today’s actions to tomorrow’s results.  There’s a season for sowing a season for reaping.  Self-discipline helps you know which is which.” – Gary Ryan Blair

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

“Self-discipline begins with the mastery of thought. If you do not control your thoughts, you cannot control your needs. Self-discipline calls for a balancing of the emotions of your heart with the reasoning faculty of your head.” – Napoleon Hill

“The more you say no to the things that don’t matter, the more you can say yes to the things that do. This will let you live and enjoy your life – the life that you want.” – Ryan Holiday

“One principle I live by is I try to create the most amount of progress in the least amount of time. Forces ruthless prioritization and focus. Progress over perfection.” – Bill Masur

“Discipline is the transformation of motivation into habit.” – Thibaut

Routine is a sign of ambition

“It’s easy to make excuses for the lack of self-discipline but excuses don’t get you anywhere.” – Anonymous

“Peace and happiness shall fill your mind deep within, if you act according to truth and self-discipline.” – Gobind Singh

“Cultivate within yourselves the might power of self-discipline.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

“In the end, you win through superior craftsmanship, not marketing.” – Robert Greene

“The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant. Do not be ruled by them.” – Bhagavad Gita

“Do the best one can. Do it over again. Then still improve, even if ever so slightly, those retouches.” – Marguerite Yourcenar

“No man is free who cannot command himself.” – Pythagoras

“If I don’t have a project, I don’t have any discipline.” – Marina Abramovic

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W.H. Auden

“What is truly ambitious is to face life and proceed with quiet confidence in spite of the distractions.” – Ryan Holiday

“The distance between your dreams and reality is called discipline.”

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.”

“All successes begin with self discipline. It starts with you.”

“He who lives without discipline dies without HONOR.”

“Daily affirmations are great. Daily reminders are better. Daily actions are best.” – Carlos Del Valle

“If you manage your time like it’s worth a lot of money, it eventually will.” – Johnny Uzan

“Good habits are personal capital. They require investment, but many pay off 1000X over a lifetime.” – Michael

“Have goals that are challenging enough to intimidate others.” 

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

“Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily.” – Epictetus

“Trophies should go to the winners. Self-esteem does not lead to success in life. Self-discipline and self-control do, and sports can help teach those.” – Roy Baumeister

“The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might and force of habit. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him—and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires.” – J. Paul Getty

“It is better to conquer self than to win a thousand battles.” – Buddha

“The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.” – Vince Lombardi

“Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace

“If we don’t discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us.” – William Feather

“When a man is sufficiently motivated, discipline will take care of itself.” – Albert Einstein

“No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on discipline.” – Jocko Willink

“We lead our lives so poorly because we arrive in the present always unprepared, incapable, and too distracted for everything.” –  Rainer Maria Rilke

Mastering yourself is true power

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

“The future depends on what we do in the present.”  – Mahatma Ghandi

“With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now, and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln

“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I stop when I’m done.” – David Goggins 

“The more self-discipline you have, the more you do the things you should do, the happier your future self will be.” – Maxime Lagacé

“The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.” – Jordan Peterson

“No random actions, none not based on underlying principles.” – Marcus Aurelius

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations; we fall to the level of our training.” –  Archilochus

“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast.” – Hermann Hesse

“Discipline is doing what needs to be done, Even if you don’t want to do it.”

“Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.”

”Discipline, not desire, determines your destiny.”

“Can you imagine yourself in 10 years if instead of avoiding the things you know you should do, you actually did them every single day – that’s powerful.” – Jordan Peterson

“Practice is the price you pay today to be better tomorrow.” – James Clear

“Every action you take is kind of like a vote for the kind of person you want to become.” – James Clear

“You must be disciplined in thought, word, and deed. Consciously train yourself to do those things that are good for you.” – Iyanla Vanzant

“To understand success, pay less attention to the final product and more to the mundane process. […] The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind.” – Adam Grant

“Want to become a writer? Write every day. Want to become a YouTuber? Upload videos every day. Want to learn a new skill? Practice is every day. You become what you do every day.” – Jose Rosado

“It’s never crowded along the extra mile.” – Wayne Dyer

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

“He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.” – Jyrus

“Self-discipline is the magic power that makes you virtually unstoppable.” – Dan Kennedy

“It doesn’t matter whether you are pursuing success in business, sports, the arts, or life in general: The bridge between wishing and accomplishing is discipline.” – Harvey Mackay

“I don’t count my sit-ups, I only start counting when it starts hurting, when I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, cause that’s when it really counts.” – Muhammad Ali

“What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not do.” – Aristotle

“Mastering others is strength.  Mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu

“People are always looking for shortcuts. The only way to achieve greatness in life is to have patience, consistency, and discipline.” – David Goggins

“Throughout your life you will encounter tedious situations, and you must cultivate the ability to handle them with discipline.” – Robert Greene 

“Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.” –  Marcus Aurelius

Winners embrace hard work

“Self-discipline is doing what needs to be done when it needs to be done even when you don’t feel like doing it.” – Anonymous

“By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.” – Jim Rohn

“How would the person I wish to be act today?” – James Clear

“Amateurs get distracted. Pros just keep going.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Poverty or abundance are the results of habits overtime.” – Bill Masur

“Good choices create leverage. Good habits capitalize on it.” – James Clear

“The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day.” – Gloria Steinem 

“Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.” – James Russell Lowell

“Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and preseverance.” 

”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.”

“Discipline is money in the bank. A real friend, true strength.”

“By constant self -discipline and self control you can develop greatness of character.”

“Your ability to listen to and take action based on your inner voice- regardless of how you feel, other influences, or temptations you face – is the self mastery.”

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.”

“We have to rediscover the eternal values and then live them out.” – Jordan Peterson

“It’s a luxury to pursue what makes you happy. It’s a moral obligation to pursue what you find meaningful.” – Jordan Peterson

“He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The absolutely vital thing is to become capable of enjoyment, of living in the present, and of the discipline which this involves.” – Alan Watts

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn

“If you wish to be out front, then act as if you were behind.” – Lao Tzu

“We do today what they won’t, so tomorrow we can accomplish what they can’t.” – Dwayne Johnson

“Winners embrace hard work.  They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win.  Losers, on the other hand, see it as a punishment.  And that’s the difference.” –  Lou Holtz

“Discipline is the soul of an army.  It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.” – George Washington

“A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.” – Dalai Lama

“The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.” – E.M. Gray 

“The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.” – Bum Philips

“Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.” – Roy L. Smith

“With self-discipline, most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Concentration is king. Nothing meaningful can be achieved without it.” – Fateh Singh

Progress is the pursuit of better process

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz

“Self-discipline is the magic power that makes you virtually unstoppable.” – Anonymous

“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Discipline comes from needs, not wants.” – Jack Butcher

“The disciplined man will ultimately win.” – Unknown 

“The whole point is to discipline the mind.” – Swami Vivekananda

“I choose to live by choice, not by chance.” – Miyamoto Musashi

“Progress is the pursuit of better process.” – Jack Butcher

“Do what the person you want to be would do.” – Sahil Lavingia

“No man is free who is not master of himself.” – Epictetus

“Motivation will die.. let discipline take it place.”

“One of the most important keys to success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you don’t feel like doing it.”

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

“Self discipline – The Road may be hard but the results are priceless.”

“Don’t buy the book because it’s on sale. Don’t eat the pastries because they’re free. When most of the cost isn’t financial, do not be persuaded by price.” – Johnny Uzan

“In the moment some choices seem small: we eat the chocolate bar, take a shortcut, or cancel a date. However, the accumulation of those tiny decisions adds up over months and years and makes a huge difference. Today’s choices become tomorrow’s reality.” – Shane Parrish

“The longer you delay that thing you know you should do, the more difficult it gets. The easier thing in the short run is often the harder thing in the long run. Pain today, gain tomorrow.” – Shane Parrish

“Learn to control your reactions or you will be puppeteered by anyone capable of provoking you.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Self-discipline is a great time-saver; it is the ability to make yourself work on only those things that are most important to you.” – Brian Tracy

“Does this thing add value to your life? If your answer is ‘no’, get rid of it.” – Greg McKeown 

“If I want to be great I have to win the victory over myself…self-discipline.” – Harry S. Truman

“We must all suffer one of two things:  the pain of discipline or the pain of regret and disappointment.” – Jim Rohn

“I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.” – Nikola Tesla

“Self-command is the main discipline.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“One discipline always leads to another discipline.” – Jim Rohn

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz

“He who lives without discipline dies without honor.” – Icelandic Proverb

“The price of excellence is discipline.  The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.” – William Arthur Ward

“You have power over your mind, not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

“No education is worth having that does not teach the lesson of concentration on a task, however unattractive.” – Cyril Connolly

Nothing is stronger than habit

Discipline quotes The pain of self discipline will never be as great as the pain of regret Aylake
Discipline quotes The pain of self discipline will never be as great as the pain of regret

“The pain of self-discipline will never be as great as the pain of regret.” – Anonymous

“A great way to develop self-discipline is to make it a habit to do the things you should be doing when you feel the laziest. Every time you feel really lazy, do the opposite of what you feel like doing.” – Anonymous

“Discipline not desire determines your destiny.” – Anonymous

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.” – Thomas Jefferson

“There’s no excuse.” – David Goggins

Disclipine quotes Dont get fat at the table of success Aylake
Disclipine quotes Dont get fat at the table of success

“Discipline over desire.” -The Stoic Emperor

“Nothing is stronger than habit.” – Ovid

“Discipline is money in the bank.” – Henry Rollins

“Discipline must come through liberty.” – Maria Montessori

“Don’t get fat at the table of success.” – Noah Kagan

Discipline quotes Nobody is too busy It is just a matter of priorities Aylake
Discipline quotes Nobody is too busy It is just a matter of priorities

“Stop competing with others & and start competing with yourself.”

“A great way to develop self discipline is to make it a habit to do things you should be doing when you feel the laziest. every time you feel really lazy, do the opposite of what you feel like doing.”

“Self disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.”

“Nobody is too busy , it’s just a matter of priorities.”

“When you’re working, work. When you’re playing, play. When you’re resting, rest. Too many people try to combine more than one of these. The result is that you’re either unproductive, interfering with your fun, or not recharging your batteries. You can’t multitask. Pick one!” – Ryan Stephens

Discipline quotes Exercise authority over yourself Aylake
Discipline quotes Exercise authority over yourself

“Self-respect follows self-control and self-discipline.”

“Exercise authority over yourself, or you will be made to bow to the authority of others. Be your own lord and master.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Obesity is a problem in rich societies. Too much abundance, not enough self-control. The same can be said for “opportunities.” An abundance of opportunity offers many traps. Every yes is a no to everything else you could do. Choose your sacrifices intentionally.” – The Stoic Emperor

“I value self-discipline, but creating systems that make it next to impossible to misbehave is more reliable than self-control.” – Tim Ferriss

“Conquest over one’s self; in the hour of victory, is a double triumph.” – Publius Syrus

“Self-discipline is the No.1 delineating factor between the rich, the middle class, and the poor.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“Confidence comes from discipline and training.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific simple habits that always lead to success.” – Robjert J. Ringer

“Success doesn’t just happen.  You have to be intentional about it, and that takes discipline.” – John C. Maxwell

“No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.” – William Penn

“Most talk about ‘super-geniuses’ is nonsense. I have found that when ‘stars’ drop out, successors are usually at hand to fill their places, and the successors are merely men who have learned by application and self-discipline to get full production from an average, normal brain.”- Charles M. Schwab

“Discipline is the foundation of a successful and happy life.” – Anonymous

“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” – Mortimer J. Adler

“To be successful at anything you need to reduce your focus to one thing. One thing. That doesn’t mean you can’t do other things. But it does mean you prioritize one thing. Something we are all terrible at.” – Thibaut

“What you choose not to do is as important as what you do, perhaps even more important.” – The Ancient Sage

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

Success is actually a short race

Discipline quotes While we are postponing life speeds by Aylake
While we are postponing life speeds by

“Self-discipline is that mental state of commitment, which gets you performing an activity regardless of your feelings.”-  Anonymous

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

“Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from the expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear – and doubt. Self-discipline allows a person to feel his individuality, his inner strength, his talent. He is the master of, rather than a slave to, his thoughts and emotions.” – H. A. Dorfman

“While we are postponing, life speeds by.” – Seneca

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” – Socrates

Discipline quotes We must all suffer one of two things Aylake
We must all suffer one of two things

“Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“My whole system of life is keeping at it. The task of life is not to see clearly in the distance but to do the task at hand.” – Charlie Munger

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” – Jim Rohn

“A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.” – Proverbs 25:28

“It is felt that a disciplined mind leads to happiness and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering, and in fact it is said that bringing about discipline within one’s mind is the essence of the Buddha’s teaching.” – 14th Dalai Lama

Discipline quotes Discipline is being able to force yourself Aylake
Discipline is being able to force yourself

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

“Everyone must choose one of two pains: The pain of discipline or the pain of regret.”

“Discipline yourself so no one else has to.”

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”

“As a society moves from scarcity to abundance, the cultural value that is most likely to be underdeveloped is restraint.”

Discipline quotes If you want to win practice virtue Aylake
If you want to win practice virtue

“Your outcomes are a lagging measure of your habits. Your net worth is a lagging measure of your financial habits. Your weight is a lagging measure of your eating habits. Your knowledge is a lagging measure of your learning habits. You get what you repeat.” – James Clear

“Your energy is a lagging measure of your sleep habits. Your fitness is a lagging measure of your exercise habits. Your clutter is a lagging measure of your cleaning habits.” – James Clear

“Discipline divorced from wisdom is not true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Always imagine yourself on the battlefield under the fiercest attack; never forget this crucial element of training.” –  Morihei Ueshiba

“If you want to win, practice virtue. If you win with virtue, your opponent buries himself.” – Awa Kenzô

Discipline quotes It is better proverbially Aylake
It is better proverbially

“It is better, proverbially, to rule your own spirit than to rule a city.” – Jordan Peterson 

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

“It is time to reverse this prejudice against conscious effort and to see the powers we gain through practice and discipline as eminently inspiring and even miraculous.” – Robert Greene

“With this magic ingredient, you can accomplish anything and everything you want to, and it is called self-discipline.” – Brian Tracy

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.” –  Thomas Jefferson

Discipline quotes I never could hae done what I have done Aylake
I never could have done what I have done

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

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood

“Success is actually a short race – a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.” – Gary Keller

“Whatever you constantly think about, you will attract into your life.” – Rhonda Byrne

“I never could have done what I have done, without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one object at a time.” – Charles Dickens

Discipline comes easy

Discipline quotes Discipline is just choosing between Aylake
Discipline is just choosing between

“Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Anonymous

“The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.” – Anonymous

“Self-discipline is the only power which can keep you energized even in the toughest of the circumstances.” – Sukant Ratnakar

“What is discipline? Discipline means creating an order within you.” – Osho

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn

“Don’t be overheard complaining… Not even to yourself.” – Marcus Aurelius

“You can’t win the war against the world if you can’t win the war against your own mind.” – Will Smith

“There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.” –  Buddha

“Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.” –  Augustine of Hippo

“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest; we have to be more disciplined than the rest.”

“Self discipline is about controlling your desire and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.”

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced everyday.”

“Discipline is persuasion of the self. When you’re ready, you’ll need no persuasion.” – Andrew Ruiz

“Routine and habit are the only reliable tools for improving yourself and your situation. Every single person you think is cool got that way by regularly doing things that made them a better person, whether they felt like it in the moment or not.” – Thibaut 

“Love the discipline you know, and let it support you. Entrust everything willingly to the gods, and then make your way through life – no one’s master and no one’s slave.” – Marcus Aurelius

“A warrior must subdue himself before he can subdue his enemies. Clear eyes see accurately. The quiet mind thinks calmly. The steady hand strikes decisively. Mad passion flares brightly and quickly burns itself out. Stoke the steady flames of discipline, wisdom, and will.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Discipline comes easy when you give yourself no other options.” – Carlos Del Valle

“We are most free when we are under discipline. Free from being ruled by fleshly impulse and worldly desire.” – Thibaut

“By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

“He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.” – Seneca

“It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.” – La Rochefoucauld

“Discipline really means our ability to get ourselves to do things when we don’t want to.” – Arden Mahlberg

“Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and perseverance.” – Anonymous

“That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.” –  Henry David Thoreau

“Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.” – Adam Sicinski

“Being indistractable will be the skill of the century.” – Nir Eyal 

“Focus, focus, focus. Dilution of effort will crush you.” – Aaron Levie

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