Self Discipline Quotes

The Devil himself, which is the author of confusion and lies.

Robert Burton

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Hardly we find the path of love, to sink the self, forget the "I," When sad suspicion grips the heart, when Man, the Man begins to die:

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Man worships self: his God is Man; the struggling of the mortal mind To form its model as 'twould be, the perfect of itself to find.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The flower has no weekday self, dressed as it always is in Sunday clothes.

Malcolm de Chazal

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense.

Enoch Arnold Bennett

Jesus does not drive His followers on before, as a herd of unwilling disciples, but goes before Himself, leading them into paths that He has trod, and dangers He has met, and sacrifices He has borne Himself, calling them after Him and to be only followers.

Horace Bushnell

Discussing a problem with yourself is almost never a good way to secure a divergent viewpoint.

Jim Butcher

Masturbation takes the form of both self appreciation and self stimulation.

Tony Buzan

In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.

Arthur Neville Chamberlain

Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-canceling business; and it gives in the long run a net result of zero.

Thomas Carlyle

All work is as seed sown; it grows and spreads, and sows itself anew.

Thomas Carlyle

Wouldn't it have been better to change humanity so it no longer desired to destroy itself?

Orson Scott Card

If you wish your audience to cry, you must shed tears yourself, but if you wish to make them laugh you must contrive to look as serious as a judge.

Giacomo Casanova

Life's hard. To be in peace with oneself, one must speak the truth. To be in peace with others, one must lie.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

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