Discipline And Self Control Quotes by Katharine Hepburn, Vida Dutton Scudder, Mick Jagger, Stephen Covey, Thomas Jefferson, Mark Twain and many others.
Without discipline, there’s no life at all.
An element of abstention, of restraint, must enter into all finer joys.
It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.
The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Who is fit to govern others? He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody.
About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation.
Self-defence, self-confidence, discipline and self control. The values you learn are priceless.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master.
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.