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Discipline isn't just punishing, forcing compliance or stamping out bad behavior. Rather, discipline has to do with teaching proper deportment, caring about others, controlling oneself and putting someone else's wishes before one's own when the occasion calls for it.

LAWRENCE BALTER

psychologist, author

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A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.  —Phyllis Diller
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. —Benjamin Franklin
The value of life is not based on how long we live, but how much we contribute to others in our society. —Buddha
Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself. —Roy T. Bennett
Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication. —Cecil B. DeMille
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary. —Chinua Achebe
We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: hope. —Manel Loureiro
What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows.  —Alexandra Stoddard
All things are bound together. All things connect. Whatever happens to the Earth happens to the children of the Earth. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. —Chief Seattle
The wise do not buy into other people’s perceptions of who they are and what they are capable of. Instead, they bypass a person’s public persona and see who they are in their highest expression. When you see actions taken with integrity, instead of words only, you will then know a soul’s worth. —Shannon L. Alder
I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars. —Nancy Willard
Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. —Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
At the heart of each of us, whatever our imperfections, there exists a silent pulse of perfect rhythm, which is absolutely individual and unique, and yet which connects us to everything else. —George Leonard
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings. —Victor Hugo

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