57 Quotes About Patience

Quotes About Patience

1. 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

2. 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

3. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. – Napoleon Hill

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

5. How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? – William Shakespeare

6. 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

7. Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

8. For anything worth having one must pay the price and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. – John Burroughs

9. Abused patience turns to fury. – Thomas Fuller

10. How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success. – Elbert Hubbard

11. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. – Phillips Brooks

12. Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. – Saint Francis de Sales

13. A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else. – George Savile

14. The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

15. I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. – Edith Sitwell

16. 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

17. Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. – Saadi

18. Our patience will achieve more than our force. – Edmund Burke

19. Genius is eternal patience. – Michelangelo

20. 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

21. I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end. – Margaret Thatcher

22. Endurance is patience concentrated. – Thomas Carlyle

23. Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. – Soren Kierkegaard

24. The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. – Arnold H. Glasow

25. Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue. – Ambrose Bierce

26. I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet. – Jesse Jackson

27. Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. – John Ruskin

28. Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice. – George Jackson

29. Humility is attentive patience. – Simone Weil

30. Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul. – Francis Bacon

31. Heaven grant us patience with a man in love. – Rudyard Kipling

32. As for goals, I don’t set myself those anymore. I’m not one of these ‘I must have achieved this and that by next year’ kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end. – Paul Kane

33. All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. – Thomas Fuller

34. Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains. – William Penn

35. Patience is the art of hoping. – Luc de Clapiers

36. There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient. – Sivananda

37. 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

38. Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience. – Kin Hubbard

39. Patience is the support of weakness impatience the ruin of strength. – Charles Caleb Colton

40. Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. – Plautus

41. If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought. – Isaac Newton

42. All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it. – Thomas a Kempis

43. If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees. – Hal Borland

44. Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. – Laurence J. Peter

45. Bear patiently with a rival. – Ovid

46. Beware the fury of a patient man. – John Dryden

47. Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself. – Baltasar Gracian

48. Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request. – Lord Chesterfield

49. God gives me the children’s ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It’s awesome. I don’t know where He’s gonna take it – but God is building this thing. – Willie Aames

50. Hope is patience with the lamp lit. – Tertullian

51. 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

52. A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience. – John Updike

53. He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience. – William Golding

54. Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity. – Thomas Hardy

55. Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience. – Hyman Rickover

56. Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct. – Phaedrus

57. You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience. – Stanislaw Lec

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