35 Quotes About Discipline

  • "Some homes need a hickory switch a good deal more than they do a piano."

    - Billy Sunday
    Topics: Home, Discipline


  • "The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Justice, Discipline


  • "In many areas of life, freedom is not so much the absence of restrictions as finding the right ones, the liberating restrictions. Those that fit with the reality of our nature and the world produce greater power and scope for our abilities and a deeper joy and fulfillment. Experimentation, risk, and making mistakes bring growth only if, over time, they show us our limits as well as our abilities. If we only grow intellectually, vocationally, and physically through judicious constraints


  • "It hurts when God has to PRY things out of our hand!"

    - Corrie Ten Boom
    Topics: Discipline


  • "Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work."

    - Peter Marshall
    Topics: Patience, Discipline


  • "Discipline is difficult, painful, and often heartrending. It is not that we should not love the offenders, but that we should love Christ, His church, and His Word even more. Our love to the offenders is not to be sentimental tolerance but correcting love."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Discipline, Love


  • "Discipline, for the Christian, begins with the body. We have only one. It is this body that is the primary material given to us for sacrifice. We cannot give our hearts to God and keep our bodies for ourselves."

    - Elisabeth Elliot
    Topics: Discipline


  • "If I am walking along the street with a very disfiguring hole in the back of my dress, of which I am in ignorance, it is certainly a very great comfort to me to have a kind friend who will tell me of it. And similarly it is indeed a comfort to know that there is always abiding with me a divine, all-seeing Comforter, who will reprove me for all my faults, and will not let me go on in a fatal unconsciousness of them."

    - Hannah Whitall Smith
    Topics: Ignorance, Comfort, Discipline


  • "It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through."

    - Zig Ziglar
    Topics: Character, Commitment, Discipline


  • "We often learn more of God under the rod that strikes us than under the staff that comforts us."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Discipline


  • "We may feel God's hand as a Father upon us when He strikes us as well as when He strokes us."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Discipline


  • "God sometimes in infinite patience adjourns his judgments and puts off the sessions a while longer, he is not willing to punish."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Discipline


  • "No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined."

    - Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Topics: Perseverance, Discipline


  • "God is interested in developing your character. At times He lets you proceed, but He will never let you go too far without discipline to bring you back. In your relationship with God, He may let you make a wrong decision. Then the Spirit of God causes you to recognize that it is not God's will. He guides you back to the right path."

    - Henry Blackaby
    Topics: Character, Discipline


  • "Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Romance, Youth, Discipline



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