Definitions: (1) preparation of the mental, moral, and physical powers by instruction, self-management, and exercise; (2) the result of training; self-control; orderly conduct
Synonyms: correct, educate, regulate
Compatible Qualities: commitment, striving
• Seek freedom and become captive to your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty. — Frank Herbert (1920-1986) Chapterhouse Dune
• Discipline is the bridge between thought and accomplishment … the bridge between inspiration and value achievement … the bridge between necessity and productivity. — Jim Rohn (1930-2009) American Motivational Speaker
Advice: What time of day are you the sharpest, most energetic, most clear-headed? Are you a morning person or a late-night person? Don’t fritter away this valuable time with mundane or routine tasks. Do the most difficult and important things at your optimum time.
• What must I do?
• What will it take?
• Who must I become?
Symbol: the yoke