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Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier
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"Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier"

- William Lyon Mackenzie King

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This quote by William Lyon Mackenzie King speaks with the significance of self-denial and self-discipline in being a good soldier. Self-denial is the act of denying oneself something that one desires, such as convenience or pleasure. Self-discipline is the practice of controlling one's own habits and actions. Both of these qualities are important for a good soldier, as they are required for the soldier to be able to make difficult decisions and to stay focused on the mission at hand. Self-denial and self-control are also crucial for a soldier to be able to remain calm and made up in the face of risk and difficulty. An excellent soldier must have the ability to put aside their own desires and focus on the job at hand, and this needs a lot of self-denial and self-control. Without these qualities, a soldier would not have the ability to perform their duties effectively.

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Canada Flag This quote is written / told by William Lyon Mackenzie King between December 17, 1874 and July 22, 1950. He/she was a famous Politician from Canada. The author also have 32 other quotes.

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