An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





To put a tempting face aside when duty demands every faculty is a lesson which takes most men longest to learn.


Gertrude Atherton


You must have discipline to have fun.


Julia Child (1912-2004, American gourmet cook, author, and television personality)


Brave is the lion tamer, brave is the world subduer, but braver is the one who has subdued himself.


Johann Gottfried Von Herder (1744-1803, German critic and poet)


Self discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don't talk back.


W. K. Hope


Being professional in whatever you do is important. Talent alone is not enough.


Kathy Ireland (1963-, American model)


He who conquers others is strong. He who conquers himself is mighty.


Lao-Tzu (BC 600-?, Chinese philosopher, founder of Taoism)


Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.


Geroge Lorimer


Incident piled on incident no more makes life than brick piled on brick makes a house.


Edith Ronald Mirrielees


Not being able to govern events, I govern myself, and apply myself to them if they will not apply themselves to me.


Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592, French philosopher, essayist)


If you are willing to discipline yourself, the physical universe won't need to discipline you.


Leonard Orr


Heal yourself first before you heal others.


African Proverb (Sayings of African origin)


Since we didn't say anything, he thought he could do whatever he wanted to.


Algerian Proverb


If you can command yourself, you can command the world.


Chinese Proverb (Sayings of Chinese origin)


If someone transports dung and does not eat it, it should not be concluded that he is an honest person.


Taiwanese Proverb


A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.


Ida Tarbell


Doing your best is more important than being the best.


Author Unknown


Of all the dust thrown in men's eyes, gold dust is the most blinding.


Author Unknown


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