65 Self Discipline Quotes On Success In Life

These self discipline quotes will inspire you. Self-discipline, correction, or regulation of oneself for the sake of improvement or the ability to control one’s feelings and overcome one’s weaknesses; the ability to pursue what one thinks is right despite temptations to abandon it.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging self discipline quotes, self discipline sayings, and self discipline proverbs.

Best Self Discipline Quotes

  1. “Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got.” ~ Jim Rohn
  2. “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
  3. “It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  4. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” ~ Will Rogers

  5. “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
  6. “The one quality which sets one man apart from another- the key which lifts one to every aspiration while others are caught up in the mire of mediocrity- is not talent, formal education, nor intellectual brightness – it is self-discipline. With self-discipline all things are possible. Without it, even the simplest goal can seem like the impossible dream.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  7. “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
  8. “The smallest of disciplines, practiced every day, start an incredible process that can change our lives forever.” ~ Jim Rohn

  9. “Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  10. “Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.” ~ Denzel Washington
  11. “The more disciplined you become, the easier life gets.” ~ Steve Pavlina , Self discipline quotes life
  12. “Don’t wait for a more convenient day to discipline your mind!” ~ T. B. Joshua

  13. “Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  14. “The strongest person is not the one who is able to do something, but the one who is able not to do what he has the power to do. This self-denial is the unique way to usher in God’s kingdom and to realize the kingdom life.” ~ Witness Lee
  15. “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
  16. “If you don’t make a conscious effort to control your focus-and decide in advance which things you’re going to focus on-you’ll be so pulled by the demands of the world that you will soon find yourself living in reaction rather than living a life plan you’ve designed for yourself.” ~ Tony Robbins
  17. “If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline” ~ Lee Kuan Yew

  18. “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  19. “It’s a new day, a new beginning for your new life. With discipline, you will be amazed at how much progress you’ll be able to make. What have you got to lose except the guilt and fear of the past?” ~ Jim Rohn
  20. “Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  21. “Recognizing that the power of will is the supreme court over all other departments of my mind, I will exercise daily when I need the urge to act for any purpose, and I will form habits designed to bring the power of my will into action at least once daily.” ~ Bruce Lee

  22. “I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.” ~ Pietro Aretino
  23. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  24. “You train your heart to control your body. That’s what you do when you fast.” ~ Nouman Ali Khan
  25. “When I live out of discipline, I’m admired – When I live out of passion, I’m contagious.” ~ Bill Johnson

  26. “The battle for self-discipline may leave you a bit bruised and battered but always a better person.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  27. “Self-respect leads to self-discipline.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  28. “The Goddess doesn’t enter us from outside; she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.” ~ Marianne Williamson , Self discipline quotes love
  29. “With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.” ~ Johnny Weissmuller

  30. “I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.” ~ Robert E. Lee
  31. “I exercise strong self-control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.” ~ W. C. Fields
  32. “Self-Conquest is the greatest of victories. Mighty is he who conquers himself.” ~ Bruce Lee
  33. “The more you discipline yourself to use your time well, the happier you will feel and the better will be the quality of your life in every area.” ~ Brian Tracy

  34. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~ Woody Allen
  35. “Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  36. “Self-discipline is crucial to a simpler, more contented life.” ~ Dalai Lama
  37. “Always keep your composure. You can’t score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.” ~ Bobby Hull

  38. “Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.” ~ Frank Herbert
  39. “Peace in the world depends on peace in the hearts of individuals; this depends on each of us practising ethics by disciplining our negative thoughts and emotions, and developing basic spiritual qualities.” ~ Dalai Lama
  40. “If you fail to plan, you pretty much plan to fail.” ~ Jillian Michaels
  41. “Until you have the inner discipline that brings calmness of mind, external facilities and conditions will never bring the joy and happiness you seek. On the other hand, if you possess this inner quality, calmness of mind, a degree of stability within, even if you lack the various external factors that you would normally require to be happy, it will still be possible to live a happy and joyful life.” ~ Dalai Lama
  42. “For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.” ~ Jim Rohn

  43. “The time is always right to do what is right.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  44. “I’ve had to learn and discipline myself that I’m much happier and much less depressed if I give myself a project. It’s just that simple.” ~ Nick Offerman
  45. “There would be nothing to frighten you if you refused to be afraid.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  46. “Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There’s a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything.” ~ Harry Browne

  47. “I value self-discipline, but creating systems that make it next to impossible to misbehave is more reliable than self-control.” ~ Tim Ferriss
  48. “Shaking off restrictive chains requires action. They cannot be wished away. A declaration will never break chains. It requires commitment, self-discipline, and work.” ~ Marvin J. Ashton
  49. “Self-discipline, as a virtue or an acquired asset, can be invaluable to anyone.” ~ Duke Ellington
  50. “What we do on some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are, and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.” ~ Henry Parry Liddon

  51. “The basis of self-discipline: Don’t allow the edges to blur.” ~ Michael Johnson
  52. “If we can look upon our work not for self-benefit, but as a means to benefit society, we will be practicing appreciation and patience in our daily lives.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  53. “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s a day you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  54. “It doesn’t matter whether you are pursuing success in business, sports, the arts, or life in general: The bridge between wishing and accomplishing is discipline.” ~ Harvey Mackay

  55. “Self-discipline is a rigorous process at best; too many of us want it to be effortless and painless.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  56. “It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  57. “Time management requires self-discipline, self-mastery and self-control more than anything else.” ~ Brian Tracy
  58. “Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It’s a state of mind-you could call it character in action.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  59. “One of the early signs of sophistication is not giving way to all inclinations but rather sending your emotions to school so they will learn how to behave.” ~ Jim Rohn

  60. “Self-discipline, although difficult, and not always easy while combating negative emotions, should be a defensive measure.” ~ Dalai Lama
  61. “Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.” ~ Dennis Prager
  62. “Self-mastery and self-discipline are the foundation of good relationships with others.” ~ Stephen Covey

  63. “Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from the expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear-and doubt. Self-discipline allows a pitcher to feel his individuality, his inner strength, his talent. He is master of, rather than a slave to, his thoughts and emotions.” ~ Harvey Dorfman
  64. “Serving one’s own passions is the greatest slavery.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  65. “Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake, in little things, and thence proceed to greater.” ~ Epictetus

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