“Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.”
Roy L. Smith
“Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.”
James Arthur Baldwin
“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.
“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.”
Abraham J. Heschel
“I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy.”
Dame Edith Sitwell
“Competitions such as this one help to identify and nurture talent in a discipline that is critical for successful economic leadership in years to come.”
“Trophies should go to the winners. Self-esteem does not lead to success in life. Self-discipline and self-control do, and sports can help teach those.”
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