You must learn to control your dreams or your dreams will forever control you.
Self-discipline is often disguised as short-term pain, which often leads to long-term gains. The mistake many of us make is the need and want for short-term gains (immediate gratification), which often leads to long-term pain.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.
Maturity is the ability to make a decision and stand by it.
Selfish needs, wants, and desires needed to be obliterated. Greed, overindulgence, and gluttony had to be expunged from human behavior. The solution was in self-control, in minimalism, in sparse living conditions; one simple and a...
Greed robs you of more value than the price of what you’ve gained.
Control thought-forms are the basis of our deepest moral crisis.
Excuses fall silent behind self-control, focus, and direction.