There are two pains in life. There is the pain of discipline and the pain of disappointment. If you can handle the pain of discipline, then you'll never have to deal with the pain of disappointment.— Nick Saban
Contentment Disciplined Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
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.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
To approach a city, or even a city neighborhood, as if it were a larger architectural problem, capable of being given order by converting it into a disciplined work of art, is to make the mistake of attempting to substitute art for life. The results of such profound confusion between art and life are neither life nor art. They are taxidermy.
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.
To live a disciplined life, and to accept the result of that discipline as the will of God - that is the mark of a man.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.
I like the idea of craziness with discipline.
If he cannot stop the mind that seeks after fame and profit, he will spend his life without finding peace.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
In life... we need to find a balance. You have to set rules and limitations - that is called discipline. And you have to practice that in all your worlds.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
When once men recognize, both in private and in public life, that Christ is King, society will at last receive the great blessings of real liberty, well-ordered discipline, peace and harmony.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
When you get in taekwondo, it teaches you the life skills of respect, self control, discipline-that's why I love it. I really attribute those skills to really getting over my dad's death. If I didn't have that, I would have lost it.
It is only when our life proceeds within bounds and in an accepted, disciplined way, that the mind can be free.
An athlete gains so much knowledge by just participating in a sport.
Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
The best school of discipline is home.
Family life is God's own method of training the young, and homes are very much as women make them.
A man's real education begins after he has left school.
True education is gained through the discipline of life.
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
If you dedicate your attention to discipline in your life you become smarter while you are writing than while you are hanging out with your pals or in any other line of work.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
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.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
In 1967, I signed up for the Army where I earned an equivalency diploma, then went on to join the Special Forces. That was really was the turning point in my life. I became more disciplined and focused. I went overseas and was in combat, got wounded a couple of times, lost a lot of good friends but matured a great deal.
You are free to choose, but the choices you make today will determine what you have, be, and do in the tomorrow of your life.
Sports create a bond between comtemporaries that lasts a lifetime.
It also gives your life structure, discipline and a genuine, sincere, pure fulfillment that few other areas of endeavor provide.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
My mother taught me the most important principles, to be determined in life, to be disciplined, to be able to understand that there are some things that you can't do and other things you have to do, that you always have to be surrounded by love, that you have to be understanding.
There are certain things about me that I will never tell to anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I'm independent, I do like to be liked, I do look for the good side of life and people. I'm positive, I'm disciplined, I like my life in order, and I'm neat as a pin.
One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with luck.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics is that you've got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top.
My point is, if you want to achieve anything in life, it is not enough to merely wish for it. You must develop that kind of 4:30 AM discipline that distinguishes you from others.
The thing about discipline is that people misunderstand the word discipline.
People think discipline in the dog world is punishment. Discipline is how you achieve what you want to achieve in life. You have to be very focused, very disciplined, very consistent, very diligent. All of those things.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
It is one of the strange ironies of this strange life that those who work the hardest, who subject themselves to the strictest discipline, who give up certain pleasurable things in order to achieve a goal, are the happiest.
Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect.
The smallest of disciplines, practiced every day, start an incredible process that can change our lives forever.
It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish.
It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets.
Chess is a miniature version of life.
To be successful, you need to be disciplined, assess resources, consider responsible choices and adjust when circumstances change.