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He who hath not Discipline is like a race-horse without a rider.


Discipline is necessary and good. You can't raise successful children without it, but discipline should not repress or tyrannize. Discipline should lead to powerful habits of direction, work, and good judgment. Good discipline produces strength, not weakness; creativity, not banality; responsibility, not self-indulgence.

ZIG ZIGLAR, Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World

A person without discipline is like a ship without a rudder in the storm of life.

ROBERT ELIAS NAJEMY, Universal Philosophy

Always remember that discipline is like a two-edged sword; it is not only to correct children when they are wrong, but to direct them to a way that is right.

JAMES MERRITT, Friends, Foes & Fools

Discipline is like the helm of a ship; it gives direction.

ZESTER HATFIELD, Daddy's Little Girl & Mommy's Little Boy

The man under no discipline is like the spoiled child whom nothing satisfies.

CHESTER B. LORD, Industrial Leadership, 1921

Fair and reasonable discipline is like a fence that provides protection and defines limits, demonstrating both care and concern.

LES CHRISTIE, When Church Kids Go Bad

Discipline is like a vaccine. It inflicts lesser pain now to avoid greater pain later.

DAN DORIANI, The Life of a God-Made Man

Discipline is like sandpaper. It feels rough and abrasive when it's in motion, but the final result is a smooth and polished surface.

JERRY L. PARKS, Dragons, Grasshoppers & Frogs

A sense of discipline is like the earth itself. It is the ground from which all good qualities can grow forth.

TSOKNYI RINPOCHE, Fearless Simplicity

I've never known a man worth his salt who, in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline.

VINCE LOMBARDI, attributed, "Greatest Vince Lombardi Quotes,"

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., attributed, Twenty One Indispensible Qualities of a Leader

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