The Hard Way The Only Way
Have you ever heard the story of the self- made billionaire who does nothing daily.
He did nothing to get there and he does nothing to stay there.
He is very indisciplined, and can’t focus on anything.
Well, you probably haven’t heard about such a person because they don’t exist.
Being disciplined, hardworking, staying on strong despite the failure is definitely the way to go, to attain any level of success.
In fact the amount of hard work and discipline we put in, will most times be proportional to the amount of success we experience.
So yesterday we spoke about some quotes for haters, today lets talk about some quotes for discipline.
Quotes which remind us of it importance and ways to stay discipline.
20 Quotes For Discipline
1. Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
Let’s begin our list of quotes for discipline with this quote from Mike Ditka.
He is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator.
This quote reminds us, we are not successful because of the amount of money we have.
We are successful because we have been able to build a life which is materially and spiritually fulfilling.
What makes us successful is creating a life we are happy every day to wake up to.
What helps create that type of life is discipline, discipline helps us attain inner peace.
Discipline keeps us away from and keeps us doing all the things which keep our inner peace.
2. We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
This is a quote from Jim Rohn.
He was an American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker.
This reminds us that when we lack discipline we don’t follow through with the activities that will create the life we always wanted.
Lack of discipline takes us down a road with bad choices.
Though discipline is hard sticking to, it will lead to a life with less regret.
This is a quote by Mahesh Babu.
He is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema.
Hands up if you look at magazines and long for the bodies we see.
We want to be fit enough to comfortably wear swimsuits.
We want to be healthy and free from the burden of having to take sick days.
This can be done through regularly exercising, exercising even on rainy days.
In order to do this, it takes discipline.
This is a quote from Kimberly Guifoyle.
She is an American television news personality and attorney who co-hosted The Five on Fox News.
This reminds us anything is possible only if you are willing to put in the hard work and discipline required.
Like I mentioned in the article about goal setting, we should avoid writing down goals when we are not ready to put in the work and discipline needed, it just kills our confidence in our capabilities, when don’t meet the goals.
5. It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
This is a quote from Zig Ziglar.
He was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.
This reminds me of the need to develop a routine.
Somethings we do daily, we don’t need to think about.
Things which gets us closer to our dreams.
We need discipline to be able to keep doing it daily even on days when we don’t feel like.
6. The biggest challenge is to stay focused. It’s to have the discipline when there are so many competing things.
This is a quote by Alexa Hirschfeld.
She is an entrepreneur. Hirschfeld co-founded the online invitation website Paperless Post.
We can all admit, there are so many distractions.
The phone notifications, the new episodes of addicting series, and so much more.
So many things we will probably have more fun doing.
We need the discipline to stick to the relatively boring activity which gets us to success.
7. Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
This is a quote from George Washington.
He was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who also served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.
In the military, a mistake could lead to the loss of life.
Having a military with a large number of soldiers is awesome but without discipline, more mistakes are made, more lives are lost.
Same with anything we do, like starting up a business, true more hands on deck could be great but if the is no discipline, the addition of staff could become more of a burden than helpful.
8. I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us. Dave Ramsey
Next up on our list of quotes for discipline is a quote by Dave Ramsey.
He is an American radio show host and businessman.
This quote reminds me of that dreadful feeling when you are unable to meet up with your monthly bills.
That day when you have to eat very little or nothing at all because you can’t afford to buy food.
That moment when you have to make an uncomfortable call to a friend or family member to ask for money.
These are all moments which don’t bring financial peace.
We can get that financial peace if we become more disciplined with how we spend money, what we eat and how hard we work.
9. Believe in yourself, and find ways to express yourself, and find the discipline to keep growing.
This is a quote from Michael Feinstein.
He is an American singer, pianist, and music revivalist. He is an interpreter of, and an anthropologist and archivist for, the repertoire known as the Great American Songbook.
As we will all agree, it is great to know who we are and where we at.
It helps us make the right decisions about what next.
We then need the courage to take on the journey to make the changes needed.
This is a hard journey and we need the discipline to keep going.
10. Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.
This is a quote by Lal Bahadur Shastri.
He was the 2nd Prime Minister of India.
Truly what makes a nation powerful is powerful individuals.
Individuals who come together to make the positive changes needed.
Key things which make individuals powerful and successful is their hard work and discipline.
Individuals disciplined enough to keep on being the change they want to see.
11. Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear.
This is a quote by Bernard Law Montgomery.
He was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War.
He reminds us we need discipline to make our minds stronger.
Fear has a way of making us shy away from doing the things we really need to do.
Fear keeps us in that comfort zone which is far from our dream life.
This fear comes from making bad choices, getting bad results and which leads us to gradually prefer inaction.
To prevent these bad choices, a very helpful habit is discipline.
This keeps us on the right track despite the fear of failure, despite the numerous challenges.
12. Let’s not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can’t have high standards without good discipline.
This is a quote from William Hague.
He is a British Conservative politician and life peer.
This quote reminds us high standard, that are above the acceptable standards, Standards which many will even say pointless having.
These are standard which take a strong will power to keep.
Strong willpower is always maintained by discipline.
Discipline to say no when temptations try to influence you to say yes.
13. Diabetes taught me discipline.
Next on quotes for discipline is this quote from Sonia Sotomayor.
She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, appointed by President Barack Obama in May 2009 and confirmed that August.
Sometimes we need to be forced by tough situations to take up good habits.
Also, this is a bright side of a challenge.
True the best scenario will be learning before the illness, acquiring discipline to eat less unhealthy meals.
When the illness comes we can learn from it and become a better more disciplined human and live a better longer life.
This quote really spoke to me because of the many times I have been encouraged to do better due to some holes I dug for myself.
14. Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
This is a quote from Julie Andrew.
She is an English actress, singer, and author.
True discipline is hard but if we focus on the bright side of being disciplined, it motivates us to stay disciplined.
Discipline frees us from the mistakes and bad results down the road, it frees us from being stuck in a life we don’t want.
15. The main thing during a crisis is discipline, to begin investing in time again after the crisis subsides.
This is a quote for discipline by Suleyman Kerimov.
He is a Lezgian businessman, investor, philanthropist, and politician.
Discipline helps us make the best decisions during a crisis.
With the discipline to stay calm, not panic, we maintain a clear mind to find the best way out.
After the crisis, we might be exhausted and will like a day off but then we still need to get to work, it takes discipline to keep going.
16. There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline.
Next, on the quotes for discipline let’s look at this quote by Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
He is an Angolan politician who served as President of Angola from 1979 to 2017.
There is no magic for success, same as there is nothing like an overnight success.
Success takes time, hard work and discipline.
What many would call overnight success is years of underground hard work and discipline.
17. I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline.
This is a quote for discipline by Jack Lalanne.
He was an American fitness, exercise, and nutrition expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes referred to as the “Godfather of Fitness” and the “First Fitness Superhero”.
This quote tells us, it is highly advisable to do something to help us develop discipline.
Something like starting a morning routine, eating healthy or watching less TV.
Find something that takes lots of discipline, and commit to it.
18. It is in my nature to give the work I have all the discipline and due diligence that I am capable of.
This is a quote for discipline by Priyanka Chopra.
She is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pagean
Coming from one of the most successful Bollywood actresses, this statement says a lot about the importance of discipline and diligence for success.
19. The discipline of daily devotion to God undergirds decisions.
This is a quote from Edwin Louis Cole.
He was the founder of the Christian Men’s Network, an American religious organization devoted to helping Christian men and fathers.
Having that power greater than you watching and helping your every step is a great way to live.
Beginning each morning calling on that power, then ending the day in thanks, is a great way to go.
This spiritual assistance helps us make the best decisions.
20. It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
Let’s conclude our list of quotes for discipline with this quote by Miguel de Cervantes.
He was a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world’s preeminent novelists.
So we have spoken for long about the incredible benefits of discipline.
We have sited very successful people who have credited discipline as one of the key reasons for their success.
Discipline is awesome, we all agree, now the next step is more challenging.
That is actually including discipline into our daily routine.
Waking up, sticking to our morning routine, getting our daily planned tasks done, reducing the amount of entertainment consumed daily, eating healthy and so much more which will help us live our best lives.