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Discipline Quotes

Discipline in not only about following a daily routine, finishing homework on time, and going to bed early, and restricting yourself from having fun in life. Discipline is not only desirable, but indispensable and should be inculcated in a child at a very tender age. However, parents often get confused between discipline and punishment. In reality, there should be a good balance between discipline and freedom. Read these motivational quotes on discipline to get an insight on the subject.

George Washington

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

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John Cena

I admire the military. I guess in a world of villains and heroes, they're my heroes. Their dedication, their commitment, their discipline, their code of ethics.

Malcolm X

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.

Kelly Preston

They are amazing kids so we let them make decisions but also have discipline.

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Alan Rickman

I think there's some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.

Gene Tierney

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

Kimberly Guilfoyle

Work hard. Through determination and self-focus and discipline, you can accomplish anything.

Robert De Niro

There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.

Jake Gyllenhaal

I've learned over the years that freedom is just the other side of discipline.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn.

Lou Holtz

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 punishment. And that's the difference.

Isla Fisher

Growing up, there wasn't much emphasis on being nice or naughty. As a family, there wasn't much discipline. It was more relaxed at home, which I'm grateful for.

Priyanka Chopra

It is in my nature to give the work I have all the discipline and due diligence that I am capable of.

Theodore Roosevelt

With self-discipline most anything is possible.

Zig Ziglar

It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.

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Lee Iacocca

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

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Michael J. Fox

Discipline is just doing the same thing the right way whether anyone's watching or not.

Cameron Diaz

I hate committing myself to anything. It's probably the lack of discipline, honestly. I'm probably a spoiled brat worried about getting my way every time.

Fred Rogers

I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.

When I was doing poorly at school, my father yanked me out and got me a job in a shoe factory. After three weeks, I begged him to give me another chance at doing well in school. I learned that discipline is necessary to accomplish anything in life.

Tom Hardy

I wanted my dad to be proud of me, and I fell into acting because there wasn't anything else I could do, and in it I found a discipline that I wanted to keep coming back to, that I love and I learn about every day.

Adam Smith

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.

Vince Lombardi

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

I always had a sense of discipline in me. However, there was a time when I couldn't divide my time properly between off-field things and on-field assignments. The focus would be missing at times, and that would affect my preparation for matches. I managed to change that.

Camille Paglia

Christianity began as a religion of the poor and dispossessed - farmers, fishermen, Bedouin shepherds. There's a great lure to that kind of simplicity and rigor - the discipline, the call to action.

I fall into that nebulous, quote-unquote, normal American woman size that legions of fashion stylists detest. For the record, I'm a size 8 - this week, anyway. Many stylists hate that size because I think to them, it shows that I lack the discipline to be an ascetic; or the confident, sassy abandon to be a total fatty hedonist.

John McCain

I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline.

Nelson Mandela

Running taught me valuable lessons. In cross-country competition, training counted more than intrinsic ability, and I could compensate for a lack of natural aptitude with diligence and discipline. I applied this in everything I did.

Sonia Sotomayor

Diabetes taught me discipline.

Washington Irving

Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.

I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.

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Miguel de Cervantes

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Vince Lombardi

There is something good in men that really yearn for discipline.

Clint Eastwood

It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.

George Washington

Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.

I watched my parents. My dad worked nights, and I was aware of how much he was doing for us. My mom was a Tupperware lady and also worked at the school. I always felt that I couldn't let them down. And I had a natural discipline from early on. I was always training for something.

George W. Bush

I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.

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Bertrand Russell

Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.

Charles Dickens

It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.

Zig Ziglar

Personal discipline, when it becomes a way of life in our personal, family, and career lives, will enable us to do some incredible things.

I think the discipline comes with turning that cellphone and Blackberry off and unplugging completely. You do that and you go through some withdrawals in the beginning. You start thinking, 'Oh, do I need to do this? Do I need to do that?' You forget that we were doing just fine with the payphone.

Gavin McInnes

Being the patriarch means having to exercise discipline every waking moment, and that includes the second you wake up.

George Eliot

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

Ryan Reynolds

I know there are actors we all want to beat up a little. I think it's important to do whatever it takes, and whatever it takes sometimes involves some physical or mental discipline. There's a lot at stake.

Steve Martin

I was very interested in vaudeville. It was the only sort of discipline that was a five-minute act on stage, which is what I really enjoyed and saw myself doing. And I bought books on it.

Mike Pence

The American people know what's necessary to get this economy moving again. It's fiscal discipline in Washington, D.C. and across-the-board tax relief for working families, small businesses and family farms.

Lao Tzu

Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.

Zig Ziglar

We need to understand the difference between discipline and punishment. Punishment is what you do to someone; discipline is what you do for someone.

People can say whatever they want about the sport of bodybuilding, but to get prepared to do a contest or even think about doing a contest, or even to get into decent shape, it requires a certain amount of discipline, and it comes from taking a new year's resolution to a lifestyle.

Clint Eastwood

If I'd had good discipline, I might have gone into music.

I entered the diocesan seminary. I liked the Dominicans, and I had Dominican friends. But then I chose the Society of Jesus, which I knew well because the seminary was entrusted to the Jesuits. Three things in particular struck me about the Society: the missionary spirit, community and discipline.

John Cena

Whether fighting or spitting, my discipline is unforgiving!

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Lady Gaga

I don't know that my schooling was conducive to wild ideas and creativity, but it gave me discipline, drive. They taught me how to think. I really know how to think.

I didn't practice abstinence, I perfected it.

If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.

Children have more need of models, than of critics.

And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the Passover.