No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.
Self-command is the main discipline.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may mot be subdued by discipline.
Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
George Washington (1732-1799) First President of the USA.
No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.
Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
Epictetus (50-120) Greek philosopher.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) American poet, critic and editor.
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.