• WordNet 3.6
    • n self-discipline the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
    • n self-discipline the trait of practicing self discipline
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Self-discipline Correction or government of one's self for the sake of improvement.
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  • Brian Tracy
    “Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.”
  • Prince Andrew
    Prince Andrew
    “There is something about going to sea. A little bit of discipline, self-discipline and humility are required.”
  • Grenville Kleiser
    Grenville Kleiser
    “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.”
  • Jesse Owens
    Jesse Owens
    “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.”
  • Critias of Athens
    Critias of Athens
    “If you will discipline yourself to make your mind self-sufficient you will thereby be least vulnerable to injury from the outside.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Self-command is the main discipline.”


In literature:

But this discipline of self-denial is that which saves us from selfishness.
"Religious Education in the Family" by Henry F. Cope
Under pressure of this new peril the instinct of self-preservation burst the bonds of discipline.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
He was also practising self-discipline, giving up his cricket to secure more hours for study.
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
Call them self-discipline, and patience, and they are very important, above all, to an artist.
"Thistle and Rose" by Amy Walton
To his great self-discipline and self-mastery he owed his success.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
It was a sad but splendid specimen of cool self-sacrificing courage, and of the power of discipline in moments of tremendous trial.
"Six Months at the Cape" by R.M. Ballantyne
Self control means self discipline.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
He wanted to tolerate her merely, to regard her as an element in his scheme of self-discipline.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
There is the law, the standard of all Christian self-discipline.
"Gloria Crucis addresses delivered in Lichfield Cathedral Holy Week and Good Friday, 1907" by J. H. Beibitz
The lowest civilization is full of sacrifices, renunciation, self-discipline, etc.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
I am not suggesting any such severe course of self-discipline.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The so-called "self-made" men have undergone the severest discipline.
"Colleges in America" by John Marshall Barker
That would include Greeley, strong in self-discipline but likewise brittle.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Even David relaxed the severity of his self-discipline, and handed out his gun and his quarter-dollar.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
Nice chap, but too much self-indulgence; never had any discipline.
"The Madness of May" by Meredith Nicholson
First, we need self-discipline.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
And by what strenuous discipline and self-denial they have reached their high position.
"If Winter Don't" by Barry Pain
None were more stern in self-repression and self-discipline.
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
This incident shows that there was little discipline among the soldiers, and little self-possession among the people.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
Obscure Greek cults practised similar disciplines even to the extent of self-mutilation.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells

In news:

Schools to promote student self-discipline .
Self-discipline crucial in developing business success.
The secret to self-discipline .
One of the very best things about science is that the discipline is self-correcting.
And employees who telecommute need to possess high levels of self-discipline and be self-motivated.
"I'm pretty self-disciplined," she laughed lightly.
Case for self- discipline .
Achieving his son's level of excellence requires self- discipline , Mr Verlander noted, and this is an important part of their presentation.
Humans, you see, have only so much self-discipline, and then all hell breaks loose.
It just takes a little planning, self-discipline and common sense.
Martial arts teaches discipline and self respect - but it's still a fun sport for youth.
Programs emphasize lessons in respect, discipline, personal safety, physical fitness, and self-confidence.
City Sound Drum and Bugle Corps is an inner-city youth program that uses performing arts as a means to attract and teach at-risk teens discipline, self-respect, and patriotism.
Sosnowski and West received the Marion S Whelan Memorial Award recognizing a graduate nurse (s) who exemplifies the characteristics of dedication to nursing and self-discipline.
These often allow the discipline and self autocad inventor simulation suite 2011 oem along with other easier it could record up.

In science:

Dynamics in the self-driven, many particle systems have been related to traffic flow problems, and attracted the interest of many different disciplines .
Adaptive Dynamic Congestion Avoidance with Master Equation
It is represented visually in a known figure from bifurcation to chaos. From a point of view of law, the supervisions each other are a promoted cooperation. Corresponding self-discipline is only an autocriticism in an isolated system. This may bring that those noble people preserve one s moral integrity.
Synergetic Application, Equations on Rule of Law and Two-Party Mechanism
But, faced a bad force colluded each other, only the self-discipline is invalid for the completion of a society. Therefore, excessively emphasized consciousness but no restriction with laws is adverse for country or nation.
Synergetic Application, Equations on Rule of Law and Two-Party Mechanism
We had assumed that each participant’s knowledge level roughly corresponded to the number of years he or she spent in the discipline. However, we could have asked each participant for a self-rating as to acquaintance with research on “ginkgo” and “allosaurus”.
Studies on Relevance, Ranking and Results Display