Discipline is one of the most important virtues in life. It’s what helps us stay focused and achieve our goals. And while it’s not always easy to maintain discipline, it’s always worth it in the end. In this blog post, we’ve gathered 130 of the best discipline quotes. These quotes come from a variety of sources, including famous people, religious texts, and motivational speakers. So, whether you’re looking for a little inspiration or just want to reflect on the importance of discipline, this list is for you.

“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ― Mortimer J. Adler

“We must all suffer one of two things:  the pain of discipline or the pain of regret and disappointment.” – Jim Rohm

 “A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.” – Dalai Lama

“There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline. ” – Jose Eduardo dos Santos

“He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“You have power over your mind, not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn

 “Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.” – Mike Tyson

“There are two disciplines in life. There is the pain of discipline and the pain of disappointment. If you can handle the pain of discipline, then you’ll never have to deal with the pain of disappointment.” – Nick Saban

“The obstacle in the path becomes the path. Never forget, within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve our condition.” – Ryan Holiday

“Self-Discipline means living your life the hard way: resisting temptations and instant gratification, in order to receive bigger and better rewards in the future.” – Martin Meadows

 “Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln

“There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline.” – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

“Self-discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don’t talk back.” – W.K. Hope

“What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are: and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.” – H.P. Lindon

“In this life there are countless trails to self-realization, though most demand intense discipline, so very few take them.” – David Goggin’s

“Self-discipline is the centre of all material success.  You can’t win the war against the world if you can’t win the war against your own mind.”  –  Will Smith

 “I don’t count my sit-ups, I only start counting when it starts hurting, when I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, cause that’s when it really counts.” – Muhammad Ali

 “Self-discipline is the magic power that makes you virtually unstoppable.” – Dan Kennedy

 “I think self-discipline is something, it’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets.”_ Daniel Goldstein

 “No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

 “The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.” – Vince Lombardi

 “Trophies should go to the winners. Self-esteem does not lead to success in life. Self-discipline and self-control do, and sports can help teach those.” – Roy Baumeister

. Self-discipline begins with the mastery of thought. If you do not control your thoughts, you cannot control your needs. Self-discipline calls for a balancing of the emotions of your heart with the reasoning faculty of your head.” – Napoleon Hill

 “It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.” – Mick Jagger

 “Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.” – John C. Maxwell

 “Self control is the key to self esteem and self confidence.” Laurence McGraw V 

 “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

“Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you growing.”  – John C. Maxwell

“Self-discipline is the root quality that will improve every aspect of your life.” – Jocko Will ink

 “Never believe a promise from a man or woman who has no discipline.  They have broken a thousand promises to themselves, and they break their promise for you.” – Matthew Kelly

 “Discipline is the silent force at work that breeds success.  It requires only one thing; that you sacrifice time in things you enjoy.” – Anonymous

“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” – Abraham J. Heschel

“Discipline is the ability to control our conduct by principle rather than by social pressure.” – Glenn C. Stewart

“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

“Self-discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.” – Joseph Addison

 “Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.” – Adam Sicinski

“All successes begin with self-discipline.  It starts with you.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

“The more disciplined you become, the easier life gets.” – Steve Pavlina

“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

“For every disciplined effort, there are multiple rewards. That’s one of life’s great arrangements. If you sow well, you will reap well.”– Jim Rohm.

 “Whether our action is wholesome or unwholesome depends on whether that action or deed arises from a disciplined or undisciplined state of mind.”-Dalai Lama.

 “The notion of freedom proclaimed by the modern world is anti-discipline. But true freedom cannot be separated from discipline.”-Matthew Kelly

 “Indiscipline is the major pillar on which a protraction stands still.”-Neeraj Agnihotri

 “A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.”–Dalai Lama

“You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline is an index to doctrine.”-Tertullian

“Forensic science offers great potential, as it draws on almost every discipline and, in doing so, creates widespread opportunity for innovation.”-Mark Waldport

“Talent is nothing without dedication and discipline, and dedication and discipline is a talent in itself.”-Luke Campbell

“The information you get from social media is not a substitute for academic discipline at all.”-Bill Nye

“Nobody phrases it this way, but I think that artificial intelligence is almost a humanities discipline. It’s really an attempt to understand human intelligence and human cognition.”-Sebastian Thrun

. “Discipline is what makes you do everything you need to do.” — Anthony Joshua

 “It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time.” — Alexis Ohanian

 “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” — Haile Gabriela’s

 “It’s not about the obstacles but your discipline to stay focused on your goal till you win.” ― Chaudière Orji Ababa

“Not one life reaches its potential until it is determined, dedicated, and disciplined.” ― Shameem Clarke

 “Discipline is a habit in a fluid state. Fluidity allows the habit to adjust to changing circumstances.” ― Secant Ratnakar

“Discipline is never an end in itself, only a means to an end.” ― Robert Fripp

“To become the most successful person, focus on one thing and keep working on that one thing throughout your life.” ― Anuj Jasani

 “‎”If there is no discipline, there is anarchy. Good citizenship demands attention to responsibilities as well as rights.” ― Joe Clark

 “The real liberation dwells in the discipline.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri

“It is time to reverse this prejudice against conscious effort and to see the powers we gain through practice and discipline as eminently inspiring and even miraculous.” ― Robert Greene

 “Have your dream…What you need now more than anything is discipline. Cast off mere words. Words turn into stone. (from Thailand)” ― Haruki Murakami

“Discipline imposed from the outside eventually defeats when it is not matched by desire from within.” – Dawson Earle Trotman

“The notion of freedom proclaimed by the modern world is anti-discipline. But true freedom cannot be separated from discipline.” ― Matthew Kelly

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn

 “Discipline isn’t about showing a dog who’s boss; it’s about taking responsibility for a living creature you have brought into your world.” ― Cesar Millan

“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ― Mortimer J. Adler

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

“Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.” ― Thucydides

“If measured and weighed properly, the pain, loss, tragedy, sorrow, regret and agony behind worldly pleasure are far more than the enjoyment in it.” ― Bagboy Pleurotomy

“Misbehaviour and punishment are not opposites that cancel each other – on the contrary, they breed and reinforce each other.” ― Haim G. Ginott

“Do not let the temporal pain of discipline you need to acquire knowledge stop you from acquiring it.” ― Sunday Adelia

“A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.” ― Jacqueline Bisset

“A person either disciplines his finances or his finances disciplines him.” ― Orrin Woodward

“Without discipline the Army would just be a bunch of guys wearing the same colour clothing.” – Frank Burns

“If you will discipline yourself to make your mind self-sufficient you will thereby be least vulnerable to injury from the outside.” – Critias Of Athens

“The most powerful control we can ever attain, is to be in control of ourselves.” ― Chris Page

“With discipline, you can lose weight, you can excel in work, you can win the war.” ― Amit Kalantri

“Don’t let the things of the world distract you. Focus on your purpose.” ― Sunday Adelaja

 “We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.” ― Steven Pressfield

“Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.” – Julie Andrews

 “Discipline not just determines success but determines how long you can stay successful.” ― C Muthu Palaniappan

“Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.” – Roy L. Smith

“By constant self-discipline and self-control, you can develop greatness of character.” ― Grenville Kleiser

“Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” ― Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Whoever submits himself to a super-discipline can expect great triumphs.” ― Samael Aunt Wear

“Freedom is not attained through the satisfaction of desires, but through the suppression of desires.” ― Epictetus

 “Whoever submits himself to a super-discipline can expect great triumphs.” ― Samael Aunt Wear

“No matter how sweet is smells, if you know it will give you discomfort later, don’t even attempt to taste it. Discipline yourself to stay out of sin!” ― Israel more Ayvar

“True discipline is really just self-remembering; no forcing or fighting is necessary.” ― Charles Eisenstein

“Discipline and commitment is a pathway to reach goals and dreams.” – Dr. Anil Kr Sinha

 “Men need discipline! Countries need discipline! World needs discipline! He who wants to be successful needs discipline! Be a man of discipline!” ― Mehmet Murat Ilda

“Self-discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don’t talk back.” –  W. K. Hope

“Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.” ― Bill Ayers

“Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.” ― Thucydides

“Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better?” ― Jane Nelsen

“A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

“If you wish to be out front, then act as if you were behind.” ― Lao-Tsze

“One painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.” ― Helen Keller

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.” ― Thomas Jefferson

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