Without discipline, there is no life at all.
Author: Katharine Hepburn (1907)
Profession: American Actress, Writer
Brave is the lion tamer, brave is the world subduer, but braver is the one who has subdued himself.
Author: Johann Gottfried Von Herder (1744-1803)
Profession: German Critic and Poet
Self-respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Author: Abraham J. Heschel (1907-1972)
Profession: Polish educator, Author
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
Profession: Italian Poet
Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
Author: Alfred Jarry (1873-1907)
Profession: French Playwright, Author
He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.
What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are. What we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.
Author: Henry Parry Liddon (1829-1890)
Profession: British Theologian
There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
Author: Louis XIV (1638-1715)
Profession: King of France from 1643-1715
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)
Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)
Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist
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.
Author: Maria Montessori (1870-1952)
Profession: Italian Educator
There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.
Author: Robert De Niro (1943)
Profession: American Actor, Director
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
Author: William Penn (1644-1718)
Profession: British Religious Leader, Founder of Pennsylvania
The only discipline that last is self discipline.
Author: Bum Phillips
Profession: American Football Coach
A colt is worth little if it does not break its halter.