Did you know that reading quotes on self-discipline can motivate or inspire you to achieve your dreams?

What is Self-Discipline?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, self-discipline is the ability to control one’s feelings and overcome one’s weaknesses.

Learning how to build self-discipline is important if you want to become successful in learning something new It can be equally as vital when quitting smoking or tackling addiction.

Practising self-discipline allows you to stay focused on what needs to get done in order to take care of yourself.  It’s been proven to help with:

 Here are 30 great motivational quotes on self-discipline by famous and sucessful people.

Modern Quotes On Self-Discipline

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

Self discipline is about controlling your desire and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.  Adam Sicinski

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.  J.K. Rowling

inspirational quotes on self-discipline

All successes begin with self-discipline. It starts with you. Dwayne Johnson

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.  Lou Holtz

Self-discipline is doing what needs to be done when it needs to be done even when you don’t feel like doing it.  Anonymous

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

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

Mind control is the result of self-discipline and habit. You either control your mind or it controls you. There is no halfway compromise.  Napoleon Hill

It’s easy to make excuses for the lack of self-discipline but excuses don’t get you anywhere. Anonymous

Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them everyday, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.   Brian Tracy

Cultivate within yourselves the might power of self-discipline.  Gordon B. Hinckley

jim rohn self discipline quotes

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.  Jim Rohn

With self-discipline most anything is possible. Theodore Roosevelt

Self-discipline 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

Willpower and self-discipline are more effective than intellect and talent.  Akiroq Brost

When we procrastinate, we also put a hold on happiness.   Charles F. Glassman

Great leaders always have self-discipline—without exception.  John C. Maxwell

Self-discipline equates to self-control. Your ability to control yourself and your actions, control what you say and do, and ensure that your behaviors are consistent with long-term goals and objectives is the mark of a superior person.  Brian Tracy

Your level of success is determined by your level of self-discipline and perseverance.  Anonymous

Self-discipline is a key to many doors. Not least of which is one that leads to a better, stronger, and healthier version of yourself.  Zero Dean

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

Classical Quotes On Self-Discipline

aristotle quotes on self-discipline

Through self-discipline comes freedom.  Aristotle

I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.  Nikola Tesla

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.   Aristotle

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.  Lao Tzu

Rule your mind or it will rule you.  Horace

Quotes On Self-Discipline By Religious Leaders

A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.  Dalai Lama

The future depends on what we do in the present.  Mahatma Ghandi

Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities that help us lead our daily lives with a calm mind.  Dalai Lama

Peace and happiness shall fill your mind deep within, if you act according to truth and self-discipline. Gobind Singh

We hope you like these quotes on self-discipline. You can use them to inspire you to achieve your goals.  There are some great online self improvement courses you can take from the comfort from your home.

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