Discipline should not about showing who is the boss. It should be about taking educational and emotional responsibility for all those beings in your charge.
When principle rather than desire determines your actions, your self-mastery is a culmination of virtue, integrity, and truth, and no one can rightly call you an enemy.
Personal dignity grows from making good choices, perhaps primary among them that of being able to say no to yourself.
Disagreement is turned into an art form when points can be made without fighting.
Always pre-determine if the prize wanted is worth the cost of acquisition.
It’s not a trick to deal with a win, but certainly one to be able to deal with defeat.
Just because you can’t win every time doesn’t mean you can’t continue to want to.
Those who aspire to be better tomorrow need to perspire today.
Victories are sometimes less visible than felt, as when you move away from something or someone who is abusive, negative, toxic.
Basically, all action choices are either give-up or step-up.
When you push yourself to the limit, you will either identify your weaknesses or discover your strengths.
If you don’t accomplish your goal today, consider it practice for tomorrow’s victory.
Look for opportunity in every day. Don’t expect it to make an appointment.
Be compatible with nature and the future when drawing the blueprint of your life.
Find your happiness, then help others find theirs.
I wish history was more a stairway of progress than a biography of murderers.
Taking a risk could have dire consequences, but so can not taking a risk.
Stretch beyond your capacity to remove the limit of your reach.
In many instances of life, I was unable to recognize the enemy because I didn’t have a mirror.