Page - 2 Discipline Jokes
It's not the work
"It's not the work that's hard, it's the discipline."
Men are anxious to improve
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound. The man who does not shrink from self-crucifixion can never fail to accomplish the object upon which his heart is set. This is true of earthly as of heavenly things. Even the man whose object is to acquire wealth must be prepared to make great personal sacrifices before he can accomplish his object; and how much more so he who would realize a strong and well-poised life."
Beyond a wholesome
"Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees or the stars; you have a right to be here."
He who lives without
"He who lives without discipline dies without honor."
Nothing of importance
"Nothing of importance is ever achieved without discipline. I feel myself sometimes not wholly in sympathy with some modern educational theorists, because I think that they underestimate the part that discipline plays. But the discipline you have in your life should be one determined by your own desires and your own needs, not put upon you by society or authority."
A colt is worth little
"A colt is worth little if it does not break its halter."
The only discipline
"The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline."
No horse gets anywhere
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."
People create their own success
People create their own success by learning what they need to learn and then by practcing it until they become proficient at it.
If you do not conquer self
"If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self."
No man or woman
"No man or woman has achieved an effective personality who is not self-disciplined. Such discipline must not be an end in itself, but must be directed to the development of resolute Christian character."
The great end of education
"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."
Unless you change
Unless you change how you are,you will always have what you've got.
The first and the best
"The first and the best victory is to conquer self."
What it lies in our power
"What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not do."
It is better to conquer
"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell."
He conquers twice
"He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory."
The future belongs
The future belongs to the competent.It belongs to those who are very,very good at what they do.It does not belong to the well meaning.
In reading the lives
"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."
The secret of success
"The secret of success is constancy of purpose."