Looking for that extra boost to stay disciplined, motivated, and consistent with your goals in 2024? Dive into our handpicked selection of 62 of the best quotes on discipline from inspirational figures like Jim Rohn, David Goggins, and Stoic philosophers. Perfect for students, fitness, working hard, and anyone else looking to control their mind for greater results.
“Throughout my career, I have discovered and rediscovered a simple truth. The ability to concentrate single-mindedly on your most important task, to do it well and finish it completely, is the key to great success, achievement, respect, status, and happiness in life.” — Brian Tracy, author of “Eat That Frog!” 👉 Read our summary!
“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Discipline and constant work are the whetstones upon which the dull knife of talent is honed until it becomes sharp enough, hopefully, to cut through even the toughest meat and gristle.” – Stephen King
“You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.” ― Leonardo da Vinci
“Discipline requires you to set goals, filter distractions, control unhelpful inhibitions, prioritize activities, and pursue the goals that you have set.” — Daniel Walter, author of “The Power of Discipline
“Discipline is about facing your fears so you can conquer them. Discipline means taking the hard road— the uphill road.” – Jocko Willink, author of “Discipline Equals Freedom”
“Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker.
“Discipline: The root of all good qualities. The driver of daily execution. The core principle that overcomes laziness and lethargy and excuses. Discipline defeats the infinite excuses that say: Not today, not now, I need a rest, I will do it tomorrow.” – Jocko Willink, author of “Discipline Equals Freedom”
“To find flow, you need to choose one single goal; make sure your goal is meaningful to you; and try to push yourself to the edge of your abilities.” — Johann Hari, author of “Stolen Focus”
“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” ― Plato
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee
“Concentrate every minute like a Roman—like a man—on doing what’s in front of you with precise and genuine seriousness, tenderly, willingly, with justice. And on freeing yourself from all other distractions. Yes, you can — if you do everything as if it were the last thing you were doing in your life, and stop being aimless, stop letting your emotions override what your mind tells you, stop being hypocritical, self-centered, irritable.” – Marcus Aurelius, author of “Meditations” 👉 Read our summary!