“Discipline” comes from the Latin word”disciplina” which means instruction. In most general sense discipline refers to giving systematic instructions but in real life, discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Discipline directs work, making it fruitful and excellent
Value of discipline
Discipline is the first law of nature. The sun rises and brings the day. It sets and there is night and the moon and the stars are visible. Man is also a unit of nature so just like nature if human beings do not observe discipline the entire social structure would fall like a house of cards Discipline is necessary on all walks of life , school , college, workplace or society. Discipline therefore, is a way of life.It is necessary for proper functioning of society and for becoming better citizens and more importantly better human beings.
Discipline in student life
Discipline is extremely important in student life. They form the core of other virtues like punctuality, cleanliness and honesty. A disciplined student is a ruler of his own. As he can rule his own wishes and habits. Thus discipline lays foundation of achieving better results, outshining in class and more importantly achieving higher goals in life, Goals higher than aimed. The decay of discipline in our society is reflected in violence , bad traffic sense in people and bad behaviour.
Methods to achieve discipline
One must listen to elders , follow others instruction and follow ood habits to become disciplined. Self discipline is the major aspect of discipline It is the regulation by oneself on one’s own heart and mind. This helps to achieve our goals and respect in society. It is rightly said” He that cannot obey, cannot command.” But self discipline is only way to achieve complete
Discipline is necessary for all achievement, especially great achievements. Without discipline there can be no scientific advances (eg no penicillin), no entrepreneurial, industrial or technological achievement (eg no mass-produced motor car), no settled system of law and order, no literary achievement and no exploration and development of a new land (eg Australia since 1770) because all of these matters require the trained and balanced minds and bodies. Sir Smith has rightly said “Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.” So we must observe disciple to make this school and world a better place to live.