Patience Quotations

Patience Quotations

  1. "Patience is passion tamed." --
    Lyman Abbott

  2. "Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."--
    John Quincy Adams

  3. "I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable."--
    Joseph Addison

  4. "Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures." --
    Joseph Addison

  5. "Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith."--
    Adel Bestavros

  6. "Patience is a minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue."--
    Ambrose Bierce

  7. "The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments."--
    William Edgar Borah

  8. "If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees."--
    Hal Borland

  9. "Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious."--
    Phillips Brooks

  10. "Our patience will achieve more than our force."--
    Edmund Burke

  11. "We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure." --
    William Channing

  12. "Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes silk."--
    Chinese Proverb

  13. "Patience is the art of caring slowly."--
    John Ciardi

  14. "Patience is bitter, but it's fruit is sweet."--
    Lida Clarkson

  15. "The greatest power is often simple patience."--
    E. Joseph Cossman

  16. "Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will be powerless to vex your mind."--
    Leonardo da Vinci

  17. "There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience."--
    Jean De La Bruyere

  18. "Patience and time do more than strength or passion."--
    Jean de La Fontaine

  19. "If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives."--
    Marquise de Sévigné

  20. "Beware the fury of a patient man."--
    John Dryden

  21. "Infinite patience brings immediate results."--
    Wayne W. Dyer

  22. "An ounce of patience is worth a pound of brains."--
    Dutch Proverb

  23. "Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it."--
    Eknath Easwaran

  24. "Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits."--
    Thomas A. Edison

  25. "I think and think for months and years, ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."--
    Albert Einstein

  26. "Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."--
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  27. "No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen."--

  28. "He that can have patience can have what he will."--
    Benjamin Franklin

  29. "To lose patience is to lose the battle."--
    Mahatma Gandhi

  30. "The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it."--
    Arnold H. Glasgow

  31. "Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."--
    Napolean Hill

  32. "There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures."--
    Josiah Gilbert Holland

  33. "With love and patience, nothing is impossible."--
    Daisaku Ideda

  34. "Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice."--
    George Jackson

  35. "To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship."--
    Dr. Samuel Johnson

  36. "You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance."--
    Franklin P. Jones

  37. "All fruits do not ripen in one season."--
    Laurie Junot

  38. "Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight... When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another."--
    Helen Keller

  39. "Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown."--
    Soren Kierkegaard

  40. "The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society."--
    Lawrence G. Lovasik

  41. "Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience."--
    George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

  42. "Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius."--
    George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

  43. "They also serve who only stand and wait."--
    John Milton

  44. "Patience is the key to contentment."--

  45. "Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains."--
    William Penn

  46. "All's well in the end, if you've only the patience to wait."--

  47. "Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience."--
    Hyman George Rickover

  48. "Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves ... Don't search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point it, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps, then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer."--
    Rainer Maria Rilke

  49. "Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet."--
    Jean Jacques Rousseau

  50. "Patience is the companion of wisdom."--
    Saint Augustine

  51. "Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder."--
    Carl Sandburg

  52. "To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it; to go through intrigue spotless; to forego even ambition when the end is gained"-- who can say this is not greatness?"--
    William M. Thackeray

  53. "I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end."
    --Margaret Thatcher

  54. "The two most powerful warriors are patience and time."--
    Leo Tolstoy

  55. "Patience is the key to paradise."--
    Turkish Proverb

  56. "Use disappointments as material for patience."--

  57. "Humility is attentive patience."--
    Simone Weil

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