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Positive Quotes about Self Discipline

Let these Self Discipline quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Once you have seen the truth
you must make the decision to let go
of the pain, anger, and resentment you have been holding on to.
This requires you to take action.
If you are attached to your pain, resentment,
and self-righteousness, and addicted to your emotional reactions,
this will be a difficult step for you.
Taking action requires letting go of the very thing
you have been holding on to for so many years.
There is comfort in what we find familiar,
even if we are experiencing pain and suffering.
The pain and suffering itself becomes the familiarity we seek.
It takes absolute faith in yourself
plus courage, will, and discipline to let go.
But once you let go, it will be as if
the weight of the world has been taken off your shoulders.
In this process it is important to forgive
not just the others in our lives, but also ourselves.
For most people, giving ourselves
the gift of forgiveness is very challenging.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

With self-discipline most anything is possible.
- Theodore Roosevelt

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One of our problems is our sense of discipline -
dancers have an extraordinary sense of self-discipline.
- Siobhan Davies

Respect your efforts, respect yourself.
Self-respect leads to self-discipline.
When you have both firmly under your belt,
that's real power.
- Clint Eastwood

This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational,
and gladly it stayed that way.
What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block.
- John Blair

 

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can
develop greatness of character.
- Grenville Kleiser

The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.
- Bum Phillips

Work while you work, play while you play -
this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.
- Theodor Adorno

I can have incredible self-discipline.
But see, I think it's obviously a form of stupidity.
- John Malkovich

Self-denial and self-discipline, however,
will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline;
the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

I think of discipline as the continual everyday process
of helping a child learn self-discipline.
- Fred Rogers

Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there.
Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long,
slow climb and self-discipline.
- Helen Hayes

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.
- Harry S. Truman

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program.
What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline,
organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail,
and learning to be self critical.
- Alan Perlis

For me it was perfect, because it wasn't a very competitive environment,
and it was a studio program.
They basically send you off, and say,
bring us some work, and we'll help you improve it.
It really rewarded self-discipline.
- Anthony Doerr

Self-discipline is an act of cultivation.
It require you to connect today's actions to tomorrow's results.
There's a season for sowing a season for reaping.
Self-discipline helps you know which is which.
- Gary Ryan Blair

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If you take the responsibility for your life,
you can start changing it.
- Osho

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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