The discipline of desire is the background of character.
English philosopher and physician (1632-1704)
In the United States, we spend millions of dollars on sports because it promotes teamwork, discipline, and the experience of learning to make great progress in small increments. Learning to play music does all this and more.
American singer (born 1946)
I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.
Northern Irish actor
I believe that no matter what you do in life, if you learn the basics through theater, it will help you in everything else - problem solving, communication, discipline, all of that stuff.
American actress (born 1964)
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline simulated fear postulates courage simulated weakness postulates strength.
Chinese philosopher, founder of Taoism
Most diets would have you cutting things out from your diet they are about denial and discipline.
American self-help writer
I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come.
psychiatrist and philosopher from Germany
In the holy city of Mecca, violence of any kind was forbidden. From the moment they left home, pilgrims were not permitted to carry weapons, to swat an insect or speak an angry word, a discipline that introduced them to a new way of living.
author and comparative religion scholar from Great Britain
It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline.
President of Fiji (1920-2004)
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
British actress, singer and author (born 1935)