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Discipline Is Destiny: The Power of Self-Control

Ryan Holiday

Top 10 Best Quotes

“To procrastinate is to be entitled. It is arrogant. It assumes there will be a later. It assumes you’ll have the discipline to get to it later (despite not having the discipline now).”

“In a world of distraction, focusing is a superpower.”

“freedom is the opportunity for self-discipline.”

“discipline means being disciplined in all things, especially little things.”

“We must practice temperance now, in times of plenty, because none of us know what the future holds- only that plenty never lasts.”

“We must master ourselves unless we'd prefer to be mastered by someone or something else.”

“The fact is, the body keeps score.”

“I ceaselessly chant the refrain,” Montaigne said, “anything you can do another day can be done now.”

“why are we so damn unhappy? Because we mistake liberty for license. Freedom, as Eisenhower famously said, is actually only the “opportunity for self-discipline.”

“You don’t have to always be amazing. You do always have to show up. What matters is sticking around for the next at bat.”

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