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495 PATIENCE QUOTES – Helps In Personal And Professional Success



You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for. Craig Bruce

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. Lao Tzu

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It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. Albert Einstein

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Slow and steady wins the race. Aesop

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First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. Mahatma Gandhi


Patience and fortitude conquer all things. Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


With love and patience, nothing is impossible. Daisaku Ikeda


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


Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength. Bruce Lee


Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. Ovid


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


All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope. Alexandre Dumas


Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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


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


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


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. Molière


Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee


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


Patience is the key to contentment. The Prophet Muhammad


Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. May Sarton


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


Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. Molière


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


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


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


Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things – of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires. Sheri L. Dew


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


Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward… just patience and faith. Cristina Marrero


Our patience will achieve more than our force. Edmund Burke


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


Have patience with all things but first of all with yourself. Frances de Sales




Patience means self-suffering. Mahatma Gandhi


Patience is the only true foundation on which to make one’s dreams come true. Franz Kafka




No great thing is created suddenly. Epictetus


To lose patience is to lose the battle. Mahatma Gandhi


If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm. Mahatma Gandhi


Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury. Jean de La Fontaine


Genius is eternal patience. Michelangelo


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


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


I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. Leonardo da Vinci


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. Plautus


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


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


Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. Thomas Edison


All we need is just a little patience. Gun’s And Roses


Never put passion before principle, even if you win, you’ll lose. Mr. Miyagi


Patience you must have, my young padawan. Yoda 


The very important thing you should have is patience. Jack Ma


Patience is the companion of wisdom. Augustine of Hippo


All good things come to he who waits. Proverb


Have patience, God isn’t finished yet. Philippians 1:6


Don’t put the cart before the horse. John Heywood


He that can have patience can have what he will. Benjamin Franklin


I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln


I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end. Margaret Thatcher


Patience is a key element of success. Bill Gates


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


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


Everything comes if a man will only wait. Benjamin Disraeli


It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius




Nothing else is necessary but these – love, sincerity, and patience. Swami Vivekananda


Be impatient with actions but patient with results. Naval Ravikant


One minute of patience, ten years of peace. Greek proverb


Patience is the key to paradise. Turkish proverb


Patience is poultice for all wounds. Irish proverb


Slow is every foot on an unknown path. Irish proverb


Haste has no blessing. Swahili saying


Haste makes waste. John Heywood


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All great achievements require time. Maya Angelou


Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience. Rita Mae Brown


Time is the wisest of all counselors. Plutarch


The greatest power is often simple patience. E. Joseph Cossman


Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. Joyce Meyer


Patience is the best medicine. John Florio


Genius is patience. Isaac Newton


Be patient. Good things will come. Unknown


Be patient the best things happen unexpectedly. Unknown


You can’t rush something you want to last forever. Unknown


What comes easy won’t last. What lasts won’t come easy. Unknown


A man who masters patience masters everything else. Unknown


Patience is power. Unknown


Good things take time. Unknown


Bear and forbear. Unknown


Patience in all things is your crucial shield. Robert Greene


Patience is a conquering virtue. Geoffrey Chaucer


Patience isn’t a virtue; it’s a necessity. Lou Holtz


Endurance is patience concentrated. Thomas Carlyle


Patience is the art of hoping. Luc de Clapiers


While we wait for life, life passes. Seneca


Time discovers truth. Seneca




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


Misfortune is the test of a person’s merit. Seneca


Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience. George-Louis de Buffon


Take up an idea, devote yourself to it, struggle on in patience, and the sun will rise for you. Swami Vivekananda


Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up. Buddha


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


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


Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead. Mary Pierce


Your mastery depends on focus, patience and practice. Not on luck. Robin Sharma


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. Leonardo da Vinci


Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman


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


Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere. Barack Obama


If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto. Steve Maraboli


Because you are alive, everything is possible. Thich Nhat Hanh


Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves. Tony Gaskins


If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big. Hesiod


Don’t chase, don’t beg, don’t stress, don’t be desperate, just relax. When you relax, it will come to you. Make your wants, want you. Unknown


You will get there when you are meant to get there and not moment sooner. So relax, breathe, and be patient. Unknown


It’s not imagination on my part when I say that to look up at the sky, the clouds, the moon, and the stars make me calm and patient. Anne Frank


It doesn’t matter how many setbacks you come across, it’s the comeback that makes your story stand the test of time. So, be the comeback. Defy the odds. Tofe Evans


Take pleasure in the laborious research process — enjoy the slow cooking of the idea, the organic growth that naturally takes shape over time. Robert Greene


The secret engine fueling success is patience. It will actually get you to most goals much quicker and smoother than the alternative. Neil Strauss


My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. Josh Billings


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


The continuous drip polishes the stone. Peruvian saying




All good things arrive unto them that wait – and don’t die in the meantime. Mark Twain


Drive slow and enjoy the scenery – drive fast and join the scenery. Douglas Horton


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


The common man prays, ‘I want a cookie right now!’ And God responds, ‘If you’d listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies’. Criss Jami


The more you ask how much longer it will take, the longer the journey seems. Maori saying


At the gate of patience there is no crowding. Moroccan saying


Impatience may be a virtue if you have to write for today’s generation. Haresh Sippy


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


Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. Barbara Johnson


Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity. Sammy Davis Jr


Patience is the art of concealing your impatience. Guy Kawasaki




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


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


All men are made one for another: either then teach them better or bear with them. Marcus Aurelius


Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. Hal Borland


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


Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent. B.C. Forbes


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


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


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


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


A leaf that is destined to grow large is full of grooves and wrinkles at the start. Now if one has no patience and wants it smooth offhand like a willow leaf, there is trouble ahead. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Successful people know the difference between patience and procrastination. Unknown


Patience, a willingness to completely surrender to the process, and the importance of listening. Unknown


Patience is the master key to every situation. One must have sympathy for everything, surrender to everything, but at the same time remain patient and forbearing. Franz Kafka


Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement. Vera Nazarian


The salt of patience seasons everything. Italian saying


We suffer more in imagination than in reality. Seneca


What may not be altered is made lighter by patience. Horace




In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. W.B. Prescott


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


And sure enough, even waiting will end… if you can just wait long enough. William Faulkner


It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself, than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all connected with you. Charlotte Brontë


Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers. Jarod Kintz


Patience has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice. George Jackson


Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing”. It waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way. Fulton J. Sheen


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. Paulo Coelho


Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind. David G. Allen


All things come to him who waits – provided he knows what he is waiting for. Woodrow Wilson


Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. Unknown


No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. Orson F. Whitney


All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable. Orson F. Whitney


What was hard to suffer is sweet to remember. Seneca


We should always allow some time to elapse, for time discloses the truth. Seneca


Time heals what reason cannot. Seneca


Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly. Epictetus


Always seem patient, as if you know that everything will come to you eventually. Robert Greene


Once you learn patience, your options suddenly expand. Robert Greene


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


They also serve who only stand and wait. John Milton


Keep doing your Karm (work). Don’t start expecting the results. Bhagavad Gita


Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves. Euripides




The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune. Plutarch


Without labor nothing prospers. Sophocles


Who seeks shall find. Sophocles


Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. Ovid


Time is generally the best doctor. Ovid


Our levels of desire, patience, persistence, and confidence end up playing a much larger role in success than sheer reasoning powers. Robert Greene


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


There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself. Lemony Snicket


Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise. Unknown


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


A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us. Henri J.M. Nouwen


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


Endurance is the crowning quality, and patience all the passion of great hearts. James Russell Lowell


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


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


To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success. Joseph de Maistre


Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane. Criss Jami


You don’t get the things you dream of, you get the things that you work for. Ursula Callistis


I will not be distracted by noise, chatter, or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me. Louise Hay


No great 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. Epictetus


The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. Epictetus


You cannot have everything in the present. The road to mastery requires patience and sacrifice. Robert Greene


Sometimes it is best to lie low, to do nothing but let the winter pass. Robert Greene


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




The highest result of education is tolerance. Helen Keller


Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. Epictetus


The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience. Dalai Lama


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


Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these. George Washington Carver


It’s an universal law – intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


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


There is something hugely civilised about allowing long pauses in a conversation. Very few people can stand that kind of silence. James Robertson


Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries. Shannon L. Alder


Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. Albert Einstein


Other people can’t cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don’t make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness. Lama Surya Das


It is not for me to judge another man’s life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone. Hermann Hesse


Patience is when you’re supposed to be mad but you choose to understand. Unknown


Men build too many walls and not enough bridges. Joseph Fort Newton


Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. Robert Green Ingersoll


Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life. Wilbert E. Scheer


Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle. Lao Tzu


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To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions. Marcus Aurelius


The only thing that isn’t worthless: to live this life out truthfully and rightly. And be patient with those who don’t. Marcus Aurelius


A boxer derives the greatest advantage from his sparring partner – and my accuser is my sparring partner. He trains me in patience, civility and even temper. Marcus Aurelius


Learn to see – accustoming the eye to calm, to patience, to letting-things-come-to-it; learning to defer judgment, to encircle and encompass the question on all sides. Friedrich Nietzsche


In the end we are always rewarded for our good will, our patience, fair-mindedness, and gentleness with what is strange. Friedrich Nietzsche


The funny thing about the heart is a soft heart is a strong heart, and a hard heart is a weak heart. Criss Jami


Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. Jessica Lange


Tolerance can lead to learning something. Jakob Dylan


Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill



What’s coming will come and we’ll meet it when it does. J.K. Rowling


To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden. Seneca


Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear. Marcus Aurelius


Even a snail will eventually reach its destination. Gail Tsukiyama


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


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. God is awake. Victor Hugo


Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things – with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope. Corazon Aquino


One who is patient glows with an inner radiance. Allan Lokos


Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason. Unknown


Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace. Brian L. Weiss


Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day. Rainer Maria Rilke


When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They’re opportunities to learn patience. Scott Curran


Take a rest: a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. Ovid


Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour. Ovid


Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting. Joyce Meyer




Be worthy love, and love will come. Louisa May Alcott


An alternative to love is not hate but patience. Santosh Kalwar


Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait. Martin Luther King Jr


Patience is the mark of true love. If you truly love someone, you will be more patient with that person. Thich Nhat Hanh


Waiting and hoping is a hard thing to do when you’ve already been waiting and hoping for almost as long as you can bear it. Jenny Nimmo


I hate waiting. But if it’s waiting for you I’ll wait. Unknown


Good relationships don’t just happen. They take time, patience, and two people who truly want to be together. Unknown


Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering. Paulo Coelho


Patience is supported and nurtured by a quality of forgiveness. Allan Lokos


Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Corinthians 13:4-5


The most inefficient and self-harming thing a person can do is go out looking for love. Let it find you when the time is right and you’re out doing what you love to do. Only then will you find it in its truest form. A.J. Darkholme


God will bring the right person into your life at the right time. Always believe that! If they are not there, God isn’t finished yet! Shannon L. Alder


To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. Criss Jami


Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love. John Wesley


If you’re not too long, I will wait for you all my life. Oscar Wilde


Perfect love is perfectly patient. Neal A. Maxwell


Fortune and love favor the brave. Ovid




All human power is a compound of time and patience. Honore de Balzac


Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far. Swahili proverb


Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act. Paulo Coelho


Learn what can, and cannot, be asked from destiny. Janet Morris


If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? Rumi


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Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health. Michel de Montaigne


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


Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait – not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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


There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them. Joseph Roux


Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less. Mother Teresa


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


Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting. Roy T. Bennett


The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach-waiting for a gift from the sea. Anne Morrow Lindbergh


The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one’s presence would be healing. Hazrat Inayat Khan


Patience is a key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through a cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends, and a live a happier life. Steve Maraboli


Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier. Catherine Pulsifer


Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. Stephen Covey


Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. Billy Graham


It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances. Marcus Tullius Cicero


Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly. Proverbs 14:29


Learn to stand back when the time is not yet ripe and to strike fiercely when it has reached fruition. Robert Greene


Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue. Ambrose Bierce




A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. Bruce Lee


The best cure for anger is delay. Seneca


Defeat is simply a signal to press onward. Helen Keller


Patience is the direct antithesis of anger. Allan Lokos


The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. Psalm 103:8


Haste is of the Devil. St. Jerome


Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage. Marianne Moore


Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste. Benjamin Franklin


The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape. Bono


Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Henry David Thoreau


Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama


Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I’d rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I’d rather have a no, then nothing. Laurell K. Hamilton


Alas, impatience is but another form of unhappiness. It is true, it is true. I have never met a happy impatient person. Richelle E. Goodrich


Impatience only makes you look weak. It is a principal impediment to power. Robert Greene


This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don’t get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can’t do anything, don’t get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it’s ready to come undone. You have to realize it’s going to be a long process and that you’ll work on things slowly, one at a time. Haruki Murakami


You can tell the greatness of someone by what makes them angry. Abraham Lincoln


No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time. Lewis Carroll


Time, the devourer of all time. Ovid


Beware the fury of a patient man. John Dryden


Vengeance is disappointing, always. Janet Morris


Impatience is the cardinal sin of youth. M.T. Bass


To be impatient is to be hooked on the future. Gerald Jampolsky


Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty. Tacitus


Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. Sophocles


I’m tired of being treated like a second-class citizen. Rosa Parks


Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill




Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve


Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged. Bruce Lee


It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. Seneca


Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2


Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck. Faith is the solvent that sets you free. Shannon L. Alder


A man of courage is also full of faith. Marcus Tullius Cicero


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. Ralph Marston


Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12


Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9


But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently. Romans 8:25


You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain. Tom Hiddleston


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God answers when you least expect it. Unknown


Patience with others is love. Patience with self is hope. Patience with God is faith. Unknown


Be patient because things will get better. It may be stormy now, but it never rains forever. Unknown


Keep the faith. The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment you’re about to give up hope. Unknown


The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time. Dante Alighieri


If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. Thich Nhat Hanh


Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing away: God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever has God lacks nothing; God alone suffices. Teresa Of Avila


The work that God does in us when we wait is usually more important than the thing for which we wait! Erwin W. Lutzer


At the bottom of patience one finds heaven. Kanuri saying


It will happen but it will take time. John Bowlby


Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation. Josiah Gilbert Holland


Hope is patience with the lamp lit. Tertullian


My hopes are not always realized but I always hope. Ovid


But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. Matthew 24:13


Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything. Euripides

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