36 Discipline Quotes

Be encouraged by this collection of discipline quotes. We need discipline in many different areas of our life to be successful. We hope these quotes motivate you!



Find what you love to do, and go do it. You will never be successful until you have a plan, and the discipline and determination to go through with that plan. Julius Williams, Rules To The Game
Determination  |    Successful


Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Jim Rohn
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Jim Rohn
Famous  |   


Knowledge can determine your persistence but when it is not put into practice through skills or properly applied through attitude then knowledge will be useless.
Thelma Barnes, Practice Persistence: Applying Perseverance & Discipline to Achieve Your Goals
Knowledge  |   


Leaders are rarely born; they are made. Persistence and circumstance play a bigger role in developing a great leader than initial circumstances ever will, so it is this discipline that you must work on, building within your personality.
Kula Sellathurai; Raymond Aaron, Action Leads to Success: The Book On Leadership
Persistence  |   


It is discipline that will help you follow through on the commitment you made on your wedding day.
David Khalil, Principle 10
Commitment  |   


Mentors are advocates, advisers, and role models. You do not need a degree in psychology or hours of special training to be a mentor. All that is required is the commitment to make a difference, the willingness to listen and hear, and the discipline to balance your heart and your mind.
Thomas Dortch, The Miracles of Mentoring: How to Encourage and Lead Future Generations
Making A Difference  |   


The best sort of character, however, cannot be formed without effort. There needs the exercise of constant self-watchfulness, self-discipline, and self-control.
Samuel Smiles
Character  |   


One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with luck.
Carl Zuckmeyer
Luck  |   


The future of their child depends on how they were raised at home. Thus, the foundation they receive from us is the same criteria they know well to discipline and raise their own child in the future.
David Bishopson, How to Discipline a Child
Children  |   


When you have strong self-discipline you will be prepared to overcome any kind of obstacles that you might encounter on your journey towards creating good habits.
Ronald Valentino, Habits: The Ultimate Habit Creating Guide
Quotes on Being Strong  |   


The satisfaction of seeing the incremental gains, through discipline alone, gives inspiration to apply the same methods in other areas of your life.
Keith Hill Jr., Fighting Fear and Doing Discipline
Inspirational Quotes  |   


Robert Collier said it best when he said, "All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck, who keeps right on going, is the man who is there when the good luck comes, and is ready to receive it." So next time you feel like you don't have any luck, remember these wise words and keep on going - step by step, with enthusiasm, discipline and persistence, and you will find luck!
Catherine Pulsifer, Good Luck On Your Test
Wise  |   


The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment. William Arthur Ward
The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.
William Arthur Ward
Quote of the Day  |   


Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
Samuel Smiles
Learning  |   


One of the toughest things to get over when you are speaking of motivation and discipline is not to measure your success by the success of your peers.
Felix Oberman, Developing Discipline and Motivation
Motivational  |   


Discipline from a heart of compassion corrects the child.
Derek Townsend, For The Love Of Truth: Possessing Your Eternal Life
Compassion  |   


You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.
James G. Bilkey
Words of Encouragement  |   


When we discipline ourselves by watching what we put into our hearts and minds, by doing the hard work of Bible study, by investing in prayer, and by faithfully surrounding ourselves with a group of like-minded believers, we begin to deepen and mature.
Mark J. Musser, Finding the True You: Discover Who You Were Created to Be
Prayer  |   


Our troops are capable of the best of discipline. If they lack it, leadership is faulty. A commander who cannot develop proper discipline must be replaced.
Dwight Eisenhower, Crusade in Europe
Leadership  |   


While all the other kids were out playing in the summer evenings, I had to be in bed at six-thirty. They did that to discipline me, but for me it was the wrong way to bring up a child. It gave me a feeling of frustration and of reaching-out-and-trying-to-please. I found the quickest and easiest way to do that was to make people laugh. I suppose you could say it led to my wanting to be an actress.
Lucille Ball
Laughter  |   


Your environments and settings matter. Set yourself up in an environment that encourages the building of self-discipline. Not one that sabotages yourself.
Jordan Koma, Bad Habits
Encouraging  |   


Loving parents always discipline with love and encouragement and never as a means to devalue and humiliate to the point of feeling worthless.
Rhonda Hart, Toddler Discipline
Encouraging Poems  |   


Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It's a state of mind - you could call it character in action.
Vince Lombardi
Sports  |   


It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you've got to have is faith and discipline when you're not yet a winner.
Vince Lombardi
Motivational  |   


Each person has the motivation and the drive to become self-disciplined if they put their minds to it and the time and effort that will be required for success.
Mike C. Adams, Self Discipline
Success  |   


Effective discipline is the willingness to force yourself to pay the price, and to do what you know you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not. This is critical for success.
Brian Tracy, Time Management
Quotes to Live By  |   


Successful, effective people are those who launch directly into their major tasks and then discipline themselves to work steadily and single-mindedly until those tasks are complete.
Brian Tracy, Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
Focus  |   


It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Clint Eastwood
Poems about Life  |   


When you are angry, it is easier for you to over discipline. Your anger may be perceived by your child as a personal attack.
Lou Priolo, The Heart of Anger: Practical Help for the Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children
Anger  |   


The purpose of discipline is self-discipline, and its best source is the full-time hovering presence of a grandmother. Grandmothers don't spoil children; tired parents do.
Florence King
Grandmother  |   


What I know for sure is that there is no strength without challenge, adversity, resistance, and often pain. The problems that make you want to throw up your hands and holler "Mercy!" will build your tenacity, courage, discipline, and determination.
Oprah Winfrey
Courage  |   


Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.
Proverbs 12:1
Encouraging Bible Verses  |   


Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline. George Eliot
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
George Eliot
Genius  |   


... the reality is that self-discipline removes many of the self-created obstacles that stand between you and the level of success and achievement that you both crave and deserve. Thus, rather than it being self-sacrificing, self-discipline is actually self-promoting.
A.C. Drexel, Self Discipline: How to Achieve Mental Toughness, Motivate Yourself and Develop Self Discipline for Life
Achievement  |   


Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.
Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Figure Skating medalist
Life Lessons  |   


It's nearly impossible to achieve focus and self-discipline separately. Being disciplined in your pursuit of long-term goals is only possible if you can consistently focus on the decisions and actions that lead to accomplishing those goals.
Peter Hollins, The Science of Self-Discipline: The Willpower, Mental Toughness, and Self-Control to Resist Temptation and Achieve Your Goals
Goals  |   


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