Discipline And Self Control Quotes by Augustus William Hare, Plato, Bum Phillips, Marie Chapian, Eric Mangini, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and many others.
I bid you conquer in your warfare against your four great enemies, the world, the devil, the flesh, and above all, that obstinate and perverse self-will, unaided by which the other three would be comparatively powerless.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.
Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.
Each day you must choose, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master.
There is no allurement or enticement, actual or imaginary, which a well-disciplined mind may not surmount. The wish to resist more than half accomplishes the object.
Without discipline, there’s no life at all.
Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud.
You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Who is fit to govern others? He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody.
We like slipping, but not falling; our real anxiety is to be tempted enough.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person.