Discipline And Self Control Quotes

Discipline And Self Control Quotes by Napoleon Hill, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Pietro Aretino, Alan Keyes, Tom Wilson, Henry Parry Liddon and many others.

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your though

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
Napoleon Hill
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
Pietro Aretino
There can be no self-government without self-discipline. There can be no self-government without self-control. There can be no liberty unless it is grounded in moral discipline and the ability to do what is right.
Alan Keyes
About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation.
Tom Wilson
What we do on 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.
Henry Parry Liddon
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Ambrose Bierce
The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person.
Norman Vincent Peale
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
Horace
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step.
Thomas S. Monson
How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
Epictetus
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
Oscar Wilde
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
Franz Kafka
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Thomas Jefferson
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
He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
John Milton