Discipline is thus a part and parcel of our life for a good and prosperous living. So discipline is must for an orderly society without it the social life would become miserable. An orderly way observed in the functioning of universe according to the natural laws is the meaning of discipline.
Discipline does not also mean slavery. A disciplined person also has full freedom but the freedom of a disciplined is such it neither it disturbs the society nor interferes with others freedom.
Discipline means the willing submission of a person to rules, regulations and instructions to some recognized by society. It is a willing and polite discharge of one’s duty towards others in society.
Discipline must be observed by every one of us in all walks of life. One should be disciplined whether at home, in school on the playground, on duty in the officer or in the army. Discipline is a virtue. It provides mental strength and physical fitness to discriminate good from the bad and to defend the right against wrong.
There are two main aspects of discipline the one moral aspect with concern with the individual and his inner qualities. The other is social aspect; it mostly governs the external behavior of a person in the society.
It benefits the individual as well as the whole society. Discipline is an act taught to us by an external agency. Also discipline is always imparts from outside to an individual or a society.
The value, purpose and utility of discipline can be seen in the life of a soldier of army, they save our country. A discipline submits him gladly and willing to the rigorous training imparted by the master without obediently and sincerely. Such an individual discipline when developed in the whole society. We find in such a society the social phase of discipline. Discipline is the life blood of the society and its red strength.
A disciplined country becomes a strong country. It achieves success of highest order. But at present we lack discipline both as individual and as society. We do not have courage or firm conviction.