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104 Wise Quotes About Patience

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At the gate of patience there is no crowding.



Patience is the key to contentment.



Patience you must have, my young padawan.



Find patience in the breath of life.



Be patient with your impatience.



Patience is serenity in the face of insanity.



Patience is also a form of action.



Patience is the greatest of all virtues.



Patience is stronger than force.



The hands of patience never tire.



Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.



Beware the fury of a patient man.



Drive gently over the stones.



He who says patience, says courage, endurance, strength.



Patience and shuffle the cards.



Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.



Patience in all things is your crucial shield.



Patience is God's nature.



Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.



Nature never rushes, yet everything gets done.



Patience wins the race.



Patience is sorrow's salve.



Even a snail will eventually reach its destination.



Patience is passion tamed.



Nature, time and patience are three great physicians.



Patience pays off.



All in good time.



Infinite Patience brings Immediate Results.



Talent is long patience.



Above all, trust in the slow work of God.



Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience.



Perfect love is perfectly patient.



Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes.





Slow and Steady wins the race.



The practice of patience in crafting and process is a virtue that needs to come back.



Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.



Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto.



So much in a revolution is nothing but waiting.



Knowing trees, I came to realize, understand and appreciate the act of patience.



Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.



Haste is productive of injury, and so is too much hesitation. He is the wisest man who does everything at the proper time.



The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.



What may not be altered is made lighter by patience.



The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.



The continuous drip polishes the stone.



Grain by grain a loaf, stone by stone, a castle.



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.



Time discovers truth.



Patience is a conquering virtue.

Longer Version:

Patience is a conquering virtue. The learned say that, if it not desert you, It vanquishes what force can never reach; Why answer back at every angry speech? No, learn forbearance or, I'll tell you what, You will be taught it, whether you will or not.



Bear and forbear.



Genius is patience.



Haste makes waste.



One minute of patience, ten years of peace.



Haste has no blessing.



Everything comes if a man will only wait.



To lose patience is to lose the battle.



No great thing is created suddenly.

Longer Version:

No great thing is created suddenly. There must be time. Give your best and always be kind.



Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.



Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.



One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.



Patience and fortitude conquer all things.



Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.



Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation.



Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.



Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.



Endurance is patience concentrated.



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.



Hope is patience with the lamp lit.



The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.



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



Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.



Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.



The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.



Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.



Bear patiently with a rival.



Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.



Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.



Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.



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



I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.



There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.



Patience is the art of hoping.



I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.



Patience is the best medicine.



The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.



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



Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.



Patience and time do more than strength or passion.



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.



Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.



The very important thing you should have is patience.



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



To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship.



The principle part of faith is patience.



Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.



Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.



The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.



Our patience will achieve more than our force.



I think patience is a skill and I wish I had it.



With love and patience, nothing is impossible.



There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.



The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.



The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.


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