Forty Quotes About Patience


Forty Quotes About Patience

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” - Sadi


“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” - Carl Jung


“He that can have patience can have what he will.” - Benjamin Franklin


“Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.” - Virgil


“Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.” - Saint Francis de Sales


“There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.” - Swami Sivananda


“It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” - Julius Caesar


“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” - Samuel Johnson


“Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.” - Heraclitus


“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” - William Shakespeare


“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” - Napoleon Hill


“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” - John Quincy Adams


“The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.” - Solomon Ibn Gabirol


“Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.” - Francis Bacon


“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” - Robert H. Schuller


“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.” - Helen Keller


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


“Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.” - Ambrose Bierce


“To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.” - Thomas Aquinas


“Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.” - Thomas Hardy


“All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.” - Thomas a Kempis


“A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.” - Moliere


“Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.” - Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield


“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” - Lao Tzu


“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” - Saint Augustine


“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” - Leo Tolstoy


“Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.” - Victor Hugo


“Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.” - Evelyn Underhill


“For correct writing, the cultivation of patience and mental accuracy is essential. Throughout the young author's period of apprenticeship, he must keep reliable dictionaries and textbooks at his elbow; eschewing as far as possible that hasty extemporaneous manner of writing which is the privilege of more advanced students.” - H. P. Lovecraft


“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day” - A. A. Milne


“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” - Moliere


“Patience serves us against insults precisely as clothes do against the cold. For if you multiply your garments as the cold increases, that cold cannot hurt you; in the same way increase your patience under great offences, and they cannot hurt your feelings.” - Leonardo da Vinci


“Idleness is sweet, and it’s consequences are cruel” - John Quincy Adams


“On the whole, it is patience which makes the final difference between those who succeed or fail in all things. All the greatest people have it in an infinite degree, and among the less, the patient weak ones always conquer the impatient strong” - mnbmnbmnb


“One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life” - Chinese Proverb


“God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it’s worth the wait” - Unknown


“Our patience will achieve more than our force.” - Edmund Burke


“One minute of patience, ten years of peace” - Greek proverb


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