• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Disciplinableness The quality of being improvable by discipline.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disciplinableness The state of being disciplinable, or amenable to instruction or discipline.
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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.”
  • Roy L. Smith
    Roy L. Smith
    “Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.”
  • Jim Rohn
    “For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.”
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    “In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.”
  • Buddha
    “There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.”
  • Edmund Burke
    “Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.”


In literature:

The stricter the discipline, the greater the power of ritual over action and character.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
They were born with a sense of discipline and the Colonel worked on material responsive to his methods.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
She has little of that severe discipline of the mind to which man is daily subjected.
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
It requires some discipline of the imagination to form a clear picture of this process.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
This was the time for inner strength, and courage, and beyond all things else, for self-discipline.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
Discipline was at an end.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
When national discipline is not very strong ashore it has to be enforced by hook or by crook afloat.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
Finally there remains the consideration of the bearing of this interpretation upon the more refined and disciplined religions.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
He does not pass through the discipline, he simply registers, so to speak, the result.
"Theism or Atheism" by Chapman Cohen
This vessel is under naval discipline, you are aware; but I think you cannot have read the rules.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic

In poetry:

When disciplined by long distress,
And led through paths of fear and woe;
Say, dost Thou love Thy children less?
No, ever gracious Father, no!
"God near in Sorrow" by John Bowring
For the noble soul, there is noble strife,
And the sons of earth attain,
Through the wild turmoil and storm of Life,
To discipline, through pain.
"The Poet's Lesson" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
They took the fetters in their hand,
And wrenched them from the bleeding limb;
Then took the slave 'neath their command,
And nurtured and disciplined him.
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell
Be faithful to thy marriage vows,
Thy heart give only to thy spouse;
Thy life keep pure, and lest thou sin,
Use temperance and discipline.
Have mercy, Lord!
"That Man a Godly Life Might Live" by Martin Luther
It is well that there are palaces of peace
And discipline and dreaming and desire,
Lest we forget our heritage and cease
The Spirit’s work—to hunger and aspire:
"Oxford" by C S Lewis
To those realms above
Where joy, peace, and love
Have forever fixed their abode;
Where all souls at last,
Their kind discipline past,
Shall dwell in the bosom of God!
"Written In An Album" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell

In news:

School officials in Rochester say a third-grade student has been disciplined for threatening another student with a fake gun.
The wholesome image of yoga took a hit in the past few weeks as a rising star of the discipline came tumbling back to earth.
The controversial founder of a powerful traditional Catholic order was a favorite of the late Pope John Paul II, but the Vatican under a new pope has disciplined Marcial Maciel Degollado, who faced multiple accusations of sexual abuse.
Review your plan and understand your targets in order to be disciplined when opportunities present themselves.
The entire Tour de France is a gigantic spectacle, but few disciplines bring the crazy like a prologue time trial.
Discipline's proportion must serve a purpose.
I occasionally receive complaints from fellow mental health professionals that my approach to discipline is excessively punitive.
Are disciplined at a higher rate, data show.
National For the nation, the goal remains to restore fiscal discipline.
Case No 12-115-PI Notice Issued: November 6, 2012 David S Grant, Jr, P 29252, Flint, Michigan, by the Attorney Discipline Board.
Case No 12-87-GA Notice Issued: October 24, 2012 David B Dunn, P 62773, Detroit, Michigan, by Attorney Discipline Board Tri-County Hearing Panel #27.
Data quality is a discipline that many companies no longer need to be educated about, Friedman says.
The discipline's demise has been on the horizon for at least 25 years.
Navy SEALs Disciplined For Role In Videogame.
College professors know that sabbaticals provide valuable time to focus on our research and disciplines.

In science:

Model based testing has received a lot of attention for years and is now a well established discipline (see for instance [27, 8]).
Uniform Random Sampling of Traces in Very Large Models
The PCA is a well-known statistical tool, widely used in many scientific disciplines.
Statistical analysis of BATSE gamma-ray bursts: Self-similarity and the Amati-relation
For example, Prabhakar and Gallager [PG03] used this entropy preservation property to obtain an alternate proof of the known result that Geometric processes are fixed points under certain queuing disciplines.
On entropy for mixtures of discrete and continuous variables
The only conceptual problem of the all corresponding approaches is how to ground the kinetic method of realization of the time irreversible disciplines on the fundamental level in the really correct form.
Arrow of time in generalized quantum theory and its classical limit dynamics
However, palindromes occur in serious disciplines as well.
Palindromic complexity of infinite words associated with non-simple Parry numbers