Discipline Quotes, Habits Quotes and Choices Quotes

These discipline quotes, habits quotes, and choices quotes remind us of the importance of our everyday decisions. Many of our everyday decisions are on auto-pilot in the form of habits, but make no mistake, a "decision by default" is STILL a decision. Do we have the discipline to change our habits?

These discipline quotes also remind us of the dedication necessary to achieve many of our goals.

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Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things. . .I am tempted to think. . .there are no little things.
(Bruce Barton)

The tougher the times, the more clarity you gain about the difference between what really matters and what you only pretend to care about.
(Po Bronson in “Fast Company” )

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
(William Jennings Bryan)

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
(Robert Collier)

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.
(Dr. Wayne Dyer)

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident. . . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
(Thomas Edison)

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got.
(Lee Iacocca)

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
(Vince Lombardi)

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.
(Horace Mann)

One study says that 90 percent of our everyday behavior is based on our habits. . . That means how we treat people, how we spend our money, what we watch, what we listen to - 90 percent of the time, we're on autopilot. We do what we've always done.
(Joel Osteen from “Become a Better You” )

Bad habits are easy to develop but difficult to live with. Good habits are difficult to develop, but easy to live with. If you are willing to be uncomfortable for little while, so you can press past the initial pain of change, in the long run, your life will be much better.
(Joel Osteen from “Become a Better You” )

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
(M. Scott Peck )

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
(Anthony Robbins)

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.
(Anthony Robbins)

discipline quotes, Jim Rohn

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
(Jim Rohn)

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
(Jim Rohn)

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
(Jim Rohn)

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do?
(Jim Rohn)

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words, it is expressed in the choices one makes.
(Eleanor Roosevelt)

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
(W. Clement Stone)

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
(W. Clement Stone)

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves. Self-discipline with all of them came first.
(Harry Truman)

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
(Oprah Winfrey)

The problem with clutter in our lives, like clutter in our closets, is it arrives one piece at a time, never in basketfuls. It's not too difficult to refuse a huge, overwhelming load of additional responsibilities; it's tough, however, to decline 'just one more.'
(Benson Wright)

The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare.
(Thane Yost)

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.
(Zig Ziglar)


I hope these discipline quotes inspire and motivate you to determine if your habits, your discipline, and the choices you make (consciously or unconsciously) are supporting or hindering your ability to achieve your goals.

I’ve tried to provide proper attribution to the original sources of these discipline quotes. Please let me know if there are any that may be in error, or if you know some of the sources I have identified as “unknown”. Thanks!

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