Discipline comes from the Latin word “ dicipulus “ which means disciple. A disciple obeys his preceptors at the cost of his own life. So, discipline is obedience to the rules formed for the regulation of human conduct.
From the heaven above to the earth below, discipline reigns supreme. The earth, the moon and stars move around the sun not by fits and stars but according to certain rules.
Even the lower animals are disciplined. The life of the bees in a hive is very disciplined. All the bees obey the queen bees. Ants are also disciplined. They lead their life in a disciplined way.
In every house there is a sort of government. All the members of the house obey the rules of the family. A disciplined family leads a happy and healthy life.
Disciplined is found in human body. The various organs of the body co-operate with one another and are disciplined for the growth and development of the whole body.
Discipline is strictly maintained in games and sports. A player has to show respect to the decision of the referee. Here a player sacrifices his pretty selfishness to the greater interest of the team.
Discipline is more necessary in the army. It is the part and parcel in the army. Here is moment's hesitation may mean death. Difficulty, danger, any death can not deter a soldier from carrying out the orders of his commanders though they may be unjust and wrong.
There is not to make reply.
There is not to reason why.
There is but to do and die.
A small disciplined army can overthrow a strong indiscipline. It is the educational institutions from where man learns discipline. A student has to observe the rules of the institute. He has also to obey the orders of his superiors, show respect to his teachers. If he fails to maintain a disciplined life, he is sure to repent and his position will be nowhere.
In any organization social, political, religious, economic and educational discipline is essential for its growth and development. Discipline is necessary for a state, any for a whole nation for its prosperity and development.
Discipline is a precious treasure foe the growth of whole human society. Life without discipline means life full of chaos and anarchy.