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The successful person
"The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don't like to do. They don't like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose."
When you have a number
When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first."
Life is a unique combination
Life is a unique combination of "want to"and"how to"and we need to give equal attention to both.
One discipline always
"One discipline always leads to another discipline."
Only undertake what
Only undertake what you can do in an excellent fashion. There are no prizes for average performance.
The time is always right
The time is always right to do what is right."
By working faithfully
"By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work 12 hours a day."
One-half of life is luck
"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."
One of the best uses
One of the best uses of your time is to increase your competencein your key result areas
Nothing is more harmful
"Nothing is more harmful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army superiority over another."
Discipline is the soul
"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all."
The most important question
The most important question to ask on the job is not "what am I getting?" The most important question to ask is "What am I becoming?
Something in human
"Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment."
Discipline must come
Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent?as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined."
Man can learn self-discipline
"Man can learn self-discipline without becoming ascetic; he can be wise without waiting to be old; he can be influential without waiting for status. Man can sharpen his ability to distinguish between matters of principle and matters of preference, but only if we have a wise interplay between time and truth, between minutes and morality."
I forget who it was that
"I forget who it was that recommended men for their soul?s good to do each day two things they disliked. . . . It is a precept I have followed scrupulously: for every day I have got up and I have gone to bed."
To discipline ourselves
"To discipline ourselves through fasting brings us in tune with God, and fast day provides an occasion to set aside the temporal so that we might enjoy the higher qualities of the spiritual. As we fast on that day we learn and better understand the needs of those who are less fortunate."
Who has courage
"Who has courage to say no again and again to desires, to despise the objects of ambition, who is a whole in himself, smoothed and rounded."
It is one of the strange ironies
"It is one of the strange ironies of this strange life that those who work the hardest, who subject themselves to the strictest discipline, who give up certain pleasurable things in order to achieve a goal, are the happiest men. When you see 20 or 30 men line up for a distance race in some meet, don't pity them, don't feel sorry for them. Better envy them instead."
No steam or gas drives
"No steam or gas drives anything until it is confined. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined."
If we don't discipline ourselves
"If we don't discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us."
Pity the man who inherits
Pity the man who inherits a million and isn't a millionaire.Here's what would be pitiful,if your income grew and you didn't.
If we conducted ourselves
If we conducted ourselves as sensibly in good times as we do in hard times, we could all acquire a competence."
It takes tremendous discipline
"It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives."
Every study of high achieving
Every study of high achieving men and women proves that greatness in life is only possible when you become outstanding at your chosen field.
Hands untrained in the use
"Hands untrained in the use of tools destroy what they want to build. It takes skill to use tools to achieve the result desired, whether it's tearing down an old house or building a new one. Skepticism is a tool serving both purposes. But it must be used by a trained mind, a mind capable of disciplined thinking."
"Discipline is remembering what you want."
"Discipline is remembering what you want."
That discipline which
"That discipline which corrects the eagerness of worldly passions, which fortifies the heart with virtuous principles, which enlightens the mind with useful knowledge, and furnishes to it matter of enjoyment from within itself, is of more consequence to real felicity than all the provisions which we can make of the goods of fortune."
We can have more than
We can have more than we've got because we can become more than we are.
You never will be the
"You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension ard discipline are taken out of your life."