Motivational Words about
Discipline

Self-discipline is a must for aspiring athletes!

These motivational words about discipline provide the reminder that we all need from time to time of the importance of this characteristic.





“Learn the fundamentals of the game and stick to them. Band-Aid remedies never last.” – Jack Nicklaus

“Discipline is… Doing what has to be done, when it has to be done, doing it the best it can be done, and doing it that way every time." - Unknown

“To win it all, winners have to be obsessive about the fundamentals and doing the little things right.” – Don Meyer

“Discipline yourself so no one else has to.” - from Reach For the Summit by Pat Summitt

“The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.” – Bum Phillips

“Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline." – Edwin Percy Whipple

“Discipline is like cabbage. We may not care for it ourselves, but feel sure it would be good for somebody else.” – Bill Vaughan

“People fail because of lack of discipline.” - Unknown

“You play the way you practice.” – Pop Warner

“Nine-tenths of discipline is having the patience to do things right.” – Pat Summitt

“The reason success is so hard to duplicate is because we tend to stop doing the disciplined things that made us successful in the first place.” – Pat Summitt



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