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Famous Discipline Quotes

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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.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about discipline?" and "What are inspirational discipline quotes?"

This list includes notable discipline quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest discipline quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite discipline sayings get to the bottom of the list.

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

    Aristotle More
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    No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself.

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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.

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    Who loves well, chastises well.

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    Walter Scott More
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    Discipline is not a nasty word.

    Pat Riley More
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    If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.

    William Feather More
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    "Order is its own reward."

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

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

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

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

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

    Janet Morris More
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    “Passion presented with a greater challenge achieves a greater goal.”

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

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    Self-command is the main discipline.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson More
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    No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve.

    Miguel de Cervantes More
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    Without discipline, there is no life at all.

    Katharine Hepburn More
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    When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.

    Horace More
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    Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.

    Alfred Jarry More
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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 More
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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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    If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.

    William Penn More
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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 More
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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.

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

    Epictetus More
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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 More
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    "Be polite to all, friendly to none. Be professional. Be ready to kill everyone and everything."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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