Quotes and Sayings about Discipline



"Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Work, Play, Self)

"The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Discipline, Poor, Thinking)

"We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science, Discipline, Danger, Losing, Philosophy, Today)

"I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Discipline, Awards, Day, Emotion, End, Foreigners, Tests)

"Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: People, Discipline, Order)

"I never do a full outline, and if I did, I would not feel bound to it, because the view from inside a scene can be different from the view outside it. But neither do I just start writing and see what happens; I am far more disciplined than that."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Writing)

"I've written what and when I want to. It's been about expressing myself. But with the degree, I had to learn to do everything in a very specific, disciplined way. I am very disciplined, but this demanded a totally different kind of discipline. A real challenge."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Discipline, Challenge, Want)

"If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Discipline, Criticism)

"Inasmuch as society cannot go on without discipline of some kind, men were constrained, in the absence of any other form of discipline, to turn to discipline of the military type."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Men, Society, Discipline, Absence, Military)

"A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason, especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Science, Reason, World)

"If you dedicate your attention to discipline in your life you become smarter while you are writing than while you are hanging out with your pals or in any other line of work."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Life, Work, Discipline, Attention, Writing)

"I think people think Jim Carrey's just wild and crazy. He really is very disciplined. It is true of Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams as well."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: People)

"The surest test of discipline is its absence."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Discipline, Absence)

"In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Discipline, Freedom)

"The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Discipline, Democracy, Freedom)

"Islam is fixed, stable, ordered and disciplined, and so are Muslims."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Islam)

"Jack made it very comfortable for me on the set. We'd met socially before but never worked together. You know, he's very professional, very disciplined and he's always prepared and knows his lines."
- Kathy Bates
"I'm a fair manager, put it that way. I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Time, Manager, Discipline)

"I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight."
- Venerable Bede
(Related: Discipline, Church, Delight, Singing, Study, Teaching, Writing)

"Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Love, Heart, Deep, Light, Pretty)

"Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Love, Time, Discipline, Order, Solitude, Writing)

"From Fred Astaire I learned discipline and hard work."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Work, Discipline, Hard work)

"The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Achievement, Character, Discipline, Goal)

"It is only when our life proceeds within bounds and in an accepted, disciplined way, that the mind can be free."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Life, Mind)

"A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Courage, Discipline, Integrity, Woman)

"Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Beauty, Character, Courage, Discipline, Integrity, Woman, Youth)

"I do believe sometimes discipline is very important. I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time."
- Bjork
(Related: Time, Discipline, Lying)

"I'm not good enough, technically, to be a classic musician. I lack discipline."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Discipline)

"Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Failure, Goal, Habit, Attention, Confidence, Excitement, Pride, Respect)

"Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require 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
(Related: Act, Actions, Results, Self, Today, Tomorrow)

"This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational, and gladly it stayed that way. What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block."
- John Blair
(Related: Discipline, Self, Self discipline)

"Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies go through including house training and puppy walking, then at twelve month old it the training becomes a lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise you are in danger of stressing the dog."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Danger, Old, Training, Walking, Will)

"There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important."
- John Boorman
(Related: Nature, Being, Romantic)

"At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Body, Expectations, Fortune, Network, Theory, Understanding, Years)

"More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Love, Father, Discipline, Honesty, Compassion, Example, Understanding, Word)

"Six hours a day I lived under school discipline in active intercourse with people none of whom were known to those at home, and the other hours of the twenty-four I spent at home, or with relatives of the people at home, none of whom were known to anybody at school."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Home, People, Discipline, Day, Relatives, School)

"I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Experience, Music, Discipline, Intentions, Study)

"I thank the Creator of the universe to have discovered the discipline of music was the greatest gift that I could have been given, the possibility to be a student working in the world."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Music, Discipline, Possibility, Universe, World)

"I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness."
- William Brewster
(Related: Change, Forgiveness, Discipline, Goal, Open, Words)

"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."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Talent, Discipline)

"Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Discipline, Intention, Sound)

"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."
- Buddha
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Wisdom, Family, Health, Control, Discipline, Virtue, First, Man, Mind, Will)

"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."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Religion, Discipline, Purpose, Actions, Patience, Religious, Sense, Stability)

"Discipline is remembering what you want."
- David Campbell
(Related: Discipline, Want)

"When you raise prices, you've got to make sure you get it to the bottom line. You can fritter it away because of the way you're running the business, with maybe not a totally disciplined approach."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, Running)

"You have got to have discipline and focus - on the customer and how you run the business."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, Discipline, Customer, Focus)

"When you're doing that you lose your focus on the discipline of the business, and how you train people at Hamburger University, and everybody gets on a bigger, different vision, and they're not on the same page."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, People, Discipline, Vision, Focus, University)

"And ours is a business that requires discipline and focus."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, Discipline, Focus)

"I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Discipline, Hope, Customer, End, Focus, Months, Right)

"And so if your competitors aren't growing, if there isn't a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Strategy, Discipline, Focus, Reason, Want)

"My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: War, Father, Brother, Discipline, Being, Care, Heir, Skill)

"It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Discipline, Praise)

"Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better."
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Related: Science, Appreciation, Help)

"Error is discipline through which we advance."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Discipline, Error)

"The discipline of daily devotion to God undergirds decisions."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: God, Discipline, Decisions, Devotion)

"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 Horton Cooley
(Related: Discipline, Absence, Freedom)

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Experience, Wisdom, Work, Time, Knowledge, Discipline, Ability, Hard work, Maturity, May, Mind, Quantity)

"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Leadership, Discipline, Management, First)

"To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Education, Discipline, First, Mind, Reading, Worth)

"The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fitness."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Art, Fitness, People, Discipline, Spirit, Training)

"I spent several years acquiring the obsessive, day-to-day discipline that's needed if you want to write professionally, then several more, highly valuable years studying fiction writing at the University of Iowa."
- John Dalton
(Related: Discipline, Day, Fiction, University, Want, Writing, Years)

"Before Vatican II, in theology, as in other areas, the discipline was fixed. After the council there has been a revolution - a chaotic revolution - with free discussion on everything. There is now no common theology or philosophy as there was before."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Discipline, Revolution, Now, Philosophy, Theology)

"You learn more discipline in the theatre than you do in movies or TV. You're on stage every night and you have to sustain your energy level tor several hours."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Movies, Discipline, Energy, Night, Theatre)

"You've got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life."
- Lynn Davies
(Related: Life, Succeed, Want)

"One of our problems is our sense of discipline - dancers have an extraordinary sense of self-discipline."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Discipline, Problems, Self, Sense)

"The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Government, Economy, Engineering, Land, Past, Years)

"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."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Time, Discipline, Hate)

"It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Discipline, Old)

"There's been nothing but discipline, discipline, discipline all my life."
- Celine Dion
(Related: Life, Discipline, Nothing)

"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Money, Peace, Power, Success, Discipline, Rank)

"Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the same with staying healthy or eating healthy. There's some discipline involved. There's some sacrifices."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: People, Discipline, Eating)

"You see people who have been very heavy in their life who have taken that body, trimmed it down, firmed it up through discipline, exercise and being able to say no. Eating properly, that all comes into it."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Life, People, Discipline, Being, Body, Eating, Exercise)

"For me it was perfect, because it wasn't a very competitive environment, and it was a studio program. They basically send you off, and say, bring us some work, and we'll help you improve it. It really rewarded self-discipline."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Work, Environment, Help, Self)

"A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Health, Family, Home, Discipline, Community, Independence, Job, Retirement, Welfare)

"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
(Related: Power, Respect, Self)

"It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Power, People, Control, Discipline, Influence)

"The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Education, Discipline, End, Mind)

"Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline."
- George Eliot
(Related: Genius, Discipline, First)

"I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain."
- Enya
(Related: Love, Discipline, Listening, Walking, Writing)

"Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Discipline)

"On the other hand, I think it is wonderful for everyone to take ballet classes, at any age. It gives you a discipline, it gives you a place to go. It gives you some control in your life."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Life, Age, Control, Discipline, Ballet)

"I didn't care too much for ballet, because you had to be more disciplined, and you sort of looked like everyone else. It required a certain kind of conformity that I didn't feel like I wanted to do."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Ballet, Care, Conformity)

"If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us."
- William Feather
(Related: Discipline, Will, World)

"The first thing they were told was how to hone their talent. Then they were told how to market their talent, discipline their talent and type their talent. And then they were told they might as well forget about talent."
- Esther B. Fein
(Related: Talent, Discipline, First, Forget)

"Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Power, Discipline)

"In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Faith, Trust, Discipline, Compassion, Ideals, Schools, Understanding)

"You've got to either say you're going to cut taxes and find some spending cuts. I think we ought to reform long-term entitlement spending in the country, but you can't out of one side of your mouth say, 'Yes, we're for tax cuts, we're for spending discipline, and we're for bringing down the debt.'"
- Harold Ford
(Related: Discipline, Country, Debt, Tax, Reform, Tax cuts, Taxes)

"The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Friendship, Men, Discipline, Results)

"No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Life, Power, Light, Niagara)

"Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline."
- Michel Foucault
(Related: Society, Work, Discipline, Prison)

"If I were overweight because I ate too much, I would have far more of a complex. I would know if I just stopped eating and showed a little discipline I would be thin. But there's not a hell of a lot I can do about being short. You just gotta run with it."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Discipline, Being, Eating, Hell)

"The police officers, so far as discipline, organization, pay, and orders were concerned, came exclusively under the German Reich police system and were in no way connected with the administration of the Government General."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Government, Discipline, Police)

"Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Discipline, Ladies, Obedience, Parents)

"I'm a fairly undisciplined writer."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Writer)

"Discipline? I don't know the meaning of the word."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Discipline, Meaning, Word)

"My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Discipline, Laziness)

"Paul is a very creative artist but I'm more that thorough, meticulous, disciplined nut."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Artist)

"I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts. That would solve the entire problem of management."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Discipline, Management, Order, World)

"I have a great interest in a number of things, perhaps too many. I admire people who seem to concentrate on only one fixed discipline to the exclusion of almost everything else."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: People, Discipline, Interest)

"A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation."
- Max Gluckman
(Related: Science, Genius, Discipline, Fool)

"I keep lists of names of people that I have met, a list of things to do day by day as well as a log of how my time is consumed throughout the day. It's a very important part of my personal discipline."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Time, People, Discipline, Day, Names)

"I love being in a show. I love the community aspect of it. I like the discipline of it, too."
- Joel Grey
(Related: Love, Discipline, Being, Community)

"It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Time, Love, Discipline, Being, Honor, Job, Practice, Respect)

"I am very disciplined in my life and very up front. It is the only way I can do it and do it well. I am up every day at 7, and I feed my kids, no matter how long the day was."
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Life, Day, Kids)

"Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there. Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long, slow climb and self-discipline."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Accomplishment, Self)

"A discipline I have observed is an attitude of love and reverence to people."
- Bessie Head
(Related: Love, People, Attitude, Discipline)

"Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy."
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
(Related: Art, Fear, Discipline, Enemy, Soldiers)

"Without discipline, there's no life at all."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Life, Discipline)

"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Discipline, Freedom, Liberty)

"Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: Discipline, Ability, Dignity, Self, Sense)

"The motivation part is all essential in keeping my voice, but there are the human factors of discipline."
- Jerome Hines
(Related: Motivation, Discipline, Voice)

"There can, therefore, be no doubt that Presbyterians do carry out the principle that Church power vests in the Church itself, and that the people have a right to a substantive part in its discipline and government."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Government, Power, People, Discipline, Church, Doubt, Right)

"I developed a resistance to authority. Not to discipline - I learned that. But to authority. I like to think for myself. And I like to cause trouble."
- Hal Holbrook
(Related: Discipline, Authority, Cause, Trouble)

"However, lifestyle intervention requires discipline with a tangible end result that is within reach. It requires personal resolve, a lifelong commitment."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Discipline, Commitment, End, Result)

"God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers."
- Richard Holloway
(Related: God, Strength, Act, Children, Hunger, Prayer, Self, Waiting, Will)

"Ali was a guy that had a lot of discipline. If you hung around him, you'd be able to get some of that discipline that he had. And I learned from that. He was a sweet man."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Discipline, Man)

"It's too much to expect in an academic setting that we should all agree, but it is not too much to expect discipline and unvarying civility."
- John Howard
(Related: Discipline)

"We call the Creator father, because we rely upon Him to protect us, guide us, feed us, keep us warm, to discipline us and all those things. I try to take my cue from the Creator, with regard to my children."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Father, Discipline, Children)

"Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Religion, Discipline, Agreement, Doctrine)

"To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live."
- Ruth Hubbard
(Related: Science, Society, Religion, Economics, Philosophy, World)

"The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Discipline, First, Writing)

"One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Discipline, Army, Question, states, Study, Training, United, World)

"In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Life, People, Discipline, Purpose, First, Meaning, Religious, Understanding)

"And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Family, Wife, Discipline, English, Fact, Law, Man)

"When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?"
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Family, Wife, Discipline, Values, Children, Effort, Man, Obligation, Right)

"I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14... I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write."
- John Irving
(Related: Age, Discipline, Old, Wrestling)

"Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Home, Men, Discipline)

"The fact that the Arctic, more than any other populated region of the world, requires the collaboration of so many disciplines and points of view to be understood at all, is a benefit rather than a burden."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Burden, Collaboration, Fact, World)

"Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another."
- Yahya Jammeh
(Related: Peace, Discipline, Freedom, Tolerance, Will)

"Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men."
- Alfred Jarry
(Related: Men, Strength, Blind)

"I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Time, Work, Knowledge, Desire, Facts, Man, Medicine, Resolution, Study)

"I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Life, Time)

"None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Army, Nation)

"With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Faith, Discipline, Devotion, Duty, Nothing)

"My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Courage, Determination, Discipline, Hope, Confidence, Grave)

"To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Ideas, Company, Years)

"It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind him with the single exception of the Army generals. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character and discipline."
- Alfred Jodl
(Related: Action, Character, Discipline, Army, Faults, Nation, Now, Opinion)

"Growing up on a dairy farm, you certainly learn discipline and a commitment to purpose."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Discipline, Purpose, Commitment, Growing up)

"A great power has to have the discipline not only to go when necessary but to know when not to go. Getting involved in ethnic, religious civil wars is a recipe for disaster."
- John Kasich
(Related: Power, Discipline, Disaster, Religious)

"Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Friend, Americans, Word)

"Without hard work and discipline it is difficult to be a top professional."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Work, Discipline, Hard work)

"Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Self, Will)

"Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Man)

"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, Hope, Brotherhood, Justice, Lies, World)

"Discipline and concentration are a matter of being interested."
- Tom Kite
(Related: Discipline, Being)

"By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character."
- Grenville Kleiser
(Related: Character, Greatness, Self)

"I'd say that my profession ends where architectural thinking ends - architectural thinking in terms of thinking about programs and organizational structure. These abstractions play a role in many other disciplines, and those disciplines are now defining their 'architectures' as well."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Now, Play, Profession, Thinking)

"I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Discipline, Exercise, Therapy)

"I believe there are so many other disciplines and themes that we still haven't explored yet. It's infinite what we can apply our creativity to."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Creativity, Infinite)

"At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Love, Discipline, Culture, Law, Living, Merit, Study)

"For me, the martial arts is a search for something inside. It's not just a physical discipline."
- Brandon Lee
(Related: Discipline)

"I was taking piano lessons with a very good piano instructor in Toronto, and I'm afraid due to my schedule and discipline, it kind of fell apart. One thing lead to another and I was unable to practice as much as I wanted to."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Discipline, Practice)

"There are some centuries which - apart from everything else - in the art and other disciplines presume to remake everything because they know how to make nothing."
- Giacomo Leopardi
(Related: Art, Nothing)

"The discipline of desire is the background of character."
- John Locke
(Related: Character, Discipline, Desire)

"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."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Faith, Discipline)

"I'm challenged by people like Russell Crowe and Sean Penn who come in with such incredible discipline and power."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Power, People, Discipline)

"People like me have to have the discipline only to work for clients, corporations, political people, products, services, networks that we believe in and we want to see succeed."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Work, People, Discipline, Clients, Corporations, Succeed, Want)

"Republicans use think tanks to come up with a lot of their messages. The think tanks are the single worst, most undisciplined example of communication I've ever seen."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Communication, Example, Republicans)

"It's just a matter of understanding what's necessary and discipline yourself to do it."
- Arthur Lydiard
(Related: Discipline, Understanding)

"Discipline, work. Work, discipline."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Work, Discipline)

"I can have incredible self-discipline. But see, I think it's obviously a form of stupidity."
- John Malkovich
(Related: Self, Stupidity)

"Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Music)

"It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Family, Faith, Discipline, Difference, Ideals, Law, Principles, Punishment, Religious, Right, Teaching, Wrong)

"I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Education, Discipline, Habit, Privilege, Study, Want)

"Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: Work, Patience)

"Where does discipline end? Where does cruelty begin? Somewhere between these, thousands of children inhabit a voiceless hell."
- Francois Mauriac
(Related: Discipline, Children, Cruelty, End, Hell)

"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."
- John McCain
(Related: Discipline, Party, Principles, Republican)

"My father was a very disciplined singer who worked hard at his craft, and I was around that growing up."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Father, Growing up)

"Write in a disciplined manner, but write in a way that is natural to the individual's thought processes."
- Donald McKay
(Related: Thought)

"There's such a thing as theater discipline. One player doesn't appropriate another's inventions."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Discipline, Inventions, Theater)

"It is not secret here in Congress we have not had the discipline in many instances to keep our hands out of the cookie jar of Social Security. Now to stop this I propose that in the future that Congress cannot get its hands on the money in the first place."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Money, Discipline, Congress, First, Future, Now, Security)

"To be a dramatic writer takes hard work, talent, and discipline. And that's why I just make up crap."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Work, Talent, Discipline, Hard work, Writer)

"There's a discipline. When you take someone's portrait, you don't have to take 50 photographs, just find that one so that when you release the shutter, that's the image that you took."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Discipline)

"There couldn't be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Love, Discipline, Freedom, Parents)

"Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear."
- Bernard Law Montgomery
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Influence, Mind)

"Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself, as much as to understand what one is drawing."
- Henry Moore
(Related: Art, Discipline, Struggle)

"Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Emotions, Literature)

"The only thing I have never done is a Broadway play. I'm not sure I have the discipline necessary to do a Broadway play. I know it holds a fascination for certain actors."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Discipline, Actors, Play)

"There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work."
- Robert De Niro
(Related: Work, Discipline, Anarchy)

"There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them will have an accident today. The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs, alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children. Period."
- Ted Nugent
(Related: Accident, Alcohol, Children, Country, Drugs, Parents, Today, Will)

"You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until you have emptied buckets of both; but at the end he will be a consecrated thug, but a thug all the same unless interior intentions and a disciplined man are present."
- William H. O'Connell
(Related: End, Intentions, Man, Oil, Present, Water, Will)

"Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome."
- Carroll O'Connor
(Related: Business, Brothers, Physicians)

"I learned to discipline myself to do things I didn't want to do."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Discipline, Want)

"Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don't want to do them."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Love, Discipline, Now, Want)

"Back then I said to myself 'screw football.' Actually I just took part in this camp as there was nothing better for me to do. They also didn't draft me because they thought I was too wild and undisciplined."
- Ed O'Neill
(Related: Thought, Draft, Football, Nothing)

"Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Discipline, May, Parents)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Determination, Dedication, Effort, Order, Reality, Self)

"Write because you love the art and the discipline, not because you're looking to sell something."
- Ann Patchett
(Related: Art, Love, Discipline)

"Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks."
- Joe Paterno
(Related: Heart, Discipline, Confidence, Key, Loyalty, Mind, Pride)

"Many dotcoms recruited people from existing companies who were quite experienced in finance, marketing, distribution and other disciplines but not necessarily experienced in the Web culture."
- John Patrick
(Related: Finance, People, Culture, Marketing)

"There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Discipline)

"Discipline is wisdom and vice versa."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Wisdom, Discipline, Vice)

"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."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Family, People, Discipline, American, Economy, Tax, Washington)

"The disciplined are free."
- James Cash Penney
"It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Education, Discipline, Thoughts, Attention, Detail, Fun, Learning, Self, Students)

"The student develops an analytical as well as finely blended character. He is able to choose from a wide variety of job fields from which to embrace a career, without having to be a specialist in one particular discipline."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Character, Discipline, Career, Job, Variety)

"I stand before you today as a disciplined conservative Texan, a committed Republican and a proud American, united with you to restoring our nation and revive the American dream."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Dream, American, Conservative, Nation, Republican, Today, United)

"The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline."
- Bum Phillips
(Related: Discipline, Self)

"With acknowledgement of residues, we can be more easily prepared to grant the unit of science, the overlapping of disciplines, and the total coherence of all facts."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Science, Facts)

"During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline... And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier's heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland."
- Augusto Pinochet
(Related: Heart, Discipline, Deep, Duty, Service, Today, Years)

"To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way."
- Plato
(Related: Love)

"My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way."
- Roman Polanski
(Related: Expression)

"They are amazing kids so we let them make decisions but also have discipline."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Discipline, Decisions, Kids)

"There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense."
- Jeanette Rankin
(Related: War, Common sense, Compromise, Decency)

"My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Success, War, Discipline, First, Value)

"It makes sense that whatever the topic is, it's more compelling if you can provide the audience with a range of perspectives, and you can cross disciplines. And you don't have to control what people take out of it."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: People, Control, Sense)

"I used to be a discipline problem, which caused me embarrassment until I realized that being a discipline problem in a racist society is sometimes an honor."
- Ishmael Reed
(Related: Society, Discipline, Being, Embarrassment, Honor)

"We find that the Romans owed the conquest of the world to no other cause than continual military training, exact observance of discipline in their camps, and unwearied cultivation of the other arts of war."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: War, Discipline, Cause, Conquest, Military, Training, World)

"A handful of men, inured to war, proceed to certain victory, while on the contrary, numerous armies of raw and undisciplined troops are but multitudes of men dragged to the slaughter."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: Men, War, Victory, Troops)

"Few men are born brave. Many become so through training and force of discipline."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: Men, Discipline, Force, Training)

"One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics is that you've got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top."
- Bob Richards
(Related: Life, Discipline, May)

"I think there's some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom."
- Alan Rickman
(Related: Discipline, Connection, Freedom)

"Discipline is not a nasty word."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Discipline, Word)

"The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Discipline, Heaven, Occupation)

"We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research."
- Abraham Robinson
(Related: Research, Voice)

"I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline."
- Fred Rogers
(Related: Discipline, Self)

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Discipline, Goals, Accomplishment)

"Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Discipline, Affirmation, Beginning, Delusion)

"For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Effort, Reward)

"Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Success, Day, Nothing)

"Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Errors, Philosophy, Will)

"We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Discipline, Disappointment, Pain, Regret)

"With self-discipline most anything is possible."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Self)

"As for the level of spectacle of the two disciplines, I leave it to the people who watch the races to comment."
- Valentino Rossi
(Related: People)

"It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish. It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets."
- Wilma Rudolph
(Related: Life, Discipline, Trying)

"Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Discipline, Habits, Mind, Right)

"So It's not like I go from being this disciplined person who has to get up and go to work to now I just lay around all day in my underwear eating Cheerios. I have this structure. I still have to do this and the difference is I'm doing this for me and my company."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: Work, Being, Company, Day, Difference, Eating, Now)

"There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline."
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
(Related: Work, Discipline, Magic, Problems, Solution)

"Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness."
- May Sarton
(Related: Discipline, Creation, Day, Foolishness, Living, Order, Play)

"First you learn a new language, profanity; and second you learn not to discipline your dogs when you're mad, and that's most of the time when you're training dogs."
- Lou Schultz
(Related: Time, Discipline, Dogs, First, Language, Profanity, Training)

"Women may give lip service to wanting husbands who take on an equal role in raising children, but many will pull rank when an important decision, like how to discipline or what baby sitter to hire, has to be made."
- Pepper Schwartz
(Related: Women, Decision, Discipline, Baby, Children, Husbands, May, Rank, Service, Will)

"Those edges and turns teach control and discipline, just like finger exercises on the piano."
- Barbara Ann Scott
(Related: Control, Discipline)

"I have three degrees in history and only one in law, but since I came back to specialize in constitutional law where history is so essentially a part and an explanation of much that exists, the two disciplines blended very well."
- Frank Scott
(Related: History, Law)

"No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Heart, Discipline, Evil, May)

"I'm pretty disciplined and am almost always on schedule."
- Donna Shalala
(Related: Pretty)

"Perfect retention. I don't think I could do that-I've never disciplined myself to do it.I suppose a lot of it is a question of discipline. Which improvisation is not."
- George Shearing
(Related: Discipline, Question)

"I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Family, Achievement, Discipline, School, Sense)

"I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy."
- Edith Sitwell
(Related: Discipline, Hope, Church, Authority, Fire, Unworthy, Want)

"Jean's whole job is to protect Victoria. Jean is a very practical, very orderly, very disciplined person; she is the personality called the gatekeeper."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Job, Personality)

"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
(Related: Nature, Wisdom, Experience, Life, Discipline, School, Theory)

"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."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Losing)

"You know, true love really matters, friends really matter, family really matters. Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters."
- Courtney Thorne Smith
(Related: Family, Love, Being, Friends)

"The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Discipline, Strength, First, Soldiers)

"Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability."
- Roy L. Smith
(Related: Talent, Discipline, Ability, Fire)

"The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard work that has sustained me throughout my life, and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people."
- Georg Solti
(Related: Work, Life, People, Discipline, Hard work, Now)

"But at some point, we've got to have disciplined play and have got to coach better. I'm not putting it on the players. We've got to coach them to tackle and block better. It's as simple as that. If we can do those things, we'll have a chance."
- Steve Spurrier
(Related: Chance, Coach, Play)

"The administration's reckless plan doesn't do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Policy, Discipline, Values, America, Economy, Security)

"And it was a great experience, you know, to travel the world and compete at a certain level. It teaches you discipline, focus, and certainly keeps you out of trouble."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Travel, Experience, Discipline, Focus, Trouble, World)

"The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Discipline, Dishonesty, Stupidity, Word)

"I was in the Boy Scouts for about four years until my troop disbanded. It is really one of the best activities youths can get involved in and nearly every scout I have known has been a class act due to the discipline the Scouts have instilled in them."
- Ted Stevens
(Related: Discipline, Act, Class, Years)

"Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I'm extremely undisciplined person."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Business, Time, Work)

"Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary."
- David Sylvian
(Related: Belief, Discipline, Buddhism, Zen)

"You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline is an index to doctrine."
- Tertullian
(Related: Faith, Quality, Discipline, Doctrine)

"I only really started to go to plays and to be interested in drama 20 years ago when as an artist I was already well-rounded. I think I'm more disciplined today."
- Pete Townshend
(Related: Artist, Drama, Today, Years)

"Ice skating is very difficult. It takes a lot of discipline and a lot of hard work. It's fun, but you are there on the ice every morning freezing and trying to do these moves and these tricks."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Work, Discipline, Fun, Hard work, Trying)

"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
(Related: Men, Victory, First, Reading, Self)

"Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Discipline, Habit)

"I started practicing Yoga at about 18. I had a friend who was doing it and was incredibly disciplined and meditated all the time."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Time, Friend, Yoga)

"Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Fear, Courage, Discipline, Strength, Disorder, Weakness)

"When I doing dinner theater in high school, I was talking to a woman who had been in the business for a while and I said I want to act, that's all I want to do with my life and she said if you're serious then you need to hone every discipline you can."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Business, Life, Discipline, Act, School, Talking, Theater, Want, Woman)

"It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over. I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Discipline, Books, Past, Voice)

"For example, I tend to personally reward myself for specific acts of exceptional discipline."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Discipline, Example, Reward)

"I've been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving."
- Jeffery Veen
(Related: Design, Discipline)

"It takes as much discipline to be a mother and a wife as it does to do anything else."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Mother, Wife, Discipline)

"Academic sociologists have been trained to conceive of their discipline - sociology - as the scientific study of society, and to remit to the sister discipline of psychology the study of individuals."
- Richard Wall
(Related: Society, Sister, Discipline, Psychology, Study)

"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."
- George Washington
(Related: Superiority, Discipline, Army, Neglect, Nothing, Numbers, Service)

"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all."
- George Washington
(Related: Success, Soul, Discipline, Army, Numbers)

"No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer's mind."
- Tom Watson
(Related: Nature, Discipline, Golf, Mind, Wonder)

"I think Latin has some logic to it and there was a discipline."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Discipline, Logic)

"I take my fun very seriously, whether it's playing the drums or acting in comedy bits. The need to be disciplined about it, and not take it lightly, and not be too casual, is something I take deeply to heart."
- Max Weinberg
(Related: Heart, Acting, Comedy, Fun)

"Unfortunately, too many public school officials believe that cameras are needed to enforce order and discipline."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Discipline, Order, Public, School)

"Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline."
- Edwin Percy Whipple
(Related: People, Discipline, Cheerfulness, Result)

"My point is, if you want to achieve anything in life, it is not enough to merely wish for it. You must develop that kind of 4:30 AM discipline that distinguishes you from others."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Life, Discipline, Want)

"Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Character, Discipline, Strength, First, Water)

"It could be my British need for discipline that makes me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion."
- Steve Winwood
(Related: Discipline, American, Appetite, Freedom, Passion)

"All of those art-based fields are similar in that they're all hard to make a living in and they all require an intense amount of training and discipline."
- Alicia Witt
(Related: Art, Discipline, Living, Training)

"Advertising is the art of the tiny. You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete message in a very encapsulated form. It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information."
- Dick Wolf
(Related: Art, Advertising, Information)

"My early wounds were the English school system among other things. It wasn't merely the discipline, it was the ways in which boys got what was called the school spirit."
- George Woodcock
(Related: Discipline, Boys, English, School, Spirit, Wounds)

"I then wrought at my trade as a tailor; carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline; and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind, and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia."
- John Woolman
(Related: Love, Discipline, Concern, Friends, Meetings, Mind, Trade, Visit, Worship)

"Being in the studio is okay but sitting in a room by yourself composing is a discipline that takes a certain type of mind set and Tommy has a great gift for that as did the previous guy."
- James Young
(Related: Discipline, Being, Mind)

"It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Action, Character, Discipline, Bed, Commitment)

"Careers in virtually all academic disciplines are fostered by being a superstar who knows more about one subject than anyone else in the world."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Being, Careers, World)

"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 Zuckmayer
(Related: Life, Discipline, Luck)