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Best Quotes About Discipline

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A list of the best discipline quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous discipline quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic discipline quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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

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    Discipline is not a nasty word. Pat Riley

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    Who loves well, chastises well.

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    Discipline must come through liberty. We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined. Maria Montessori

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    No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself. Henry Ward Beecher

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    If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us. William Feather

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    "Order is its own reward." Janet Morris

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    So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational. Charles Cooley

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    "Keep your enemies at a distance, your partners close at hand." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    new! "Kiss my pommel." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may mot be subdued by discipline. Seneca the Younger

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

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    “I survive. I survived it all then and I’ll survive the rest of it. Without your help." Janet Morris

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    What is needed is never to be had without price. Janet Morris

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    "Writing for me is a form of spiritual discipline and creative vision, a means of being in the world and giving one's love to it without compromise or dilution.” Aberjhani

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    "Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril." Janet Morris

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    Bandara was not an easy place to return to: it could hide from the common worlds whose periphery it inhabited. But Bandara never had, in all its years, completely disappeared. Janet Morris

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    “When the will to learn from the ordinary is present, a seeker may indeed gain entrance into levels of awareness that are extraordinary.” Aberjhani

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    “Passion presented with a greater challenge achieves a greater goal.” Aberjhani

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    A colt is worth little if it does not break its halter.

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    If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it. William Penn

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    The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. -- Proverbs 29:15

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    Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances. James Russell Lowell

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    Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men. Alfred Jarry

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    When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed. Horace

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    No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve. Miguel de Cervantes

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    Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory. Will Durant

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    Self-command is the main discipline. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater. Epictetus

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    Without discipline, there is no life at all. Katharine Hepburn

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    Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages. Michel de Montaigne

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    "Be polite to all, friendly to none. Be professional. Be ready to kill everyone and everything." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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