Patience Quotes


"Patience is the ability to know when to act."

"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself." Saint Francis De Sales

"Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience." Author Unknown

"You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence." Robert Frost

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

"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." Phaedrus

"Acquaintance without patience is like a candle with no light." Proverb

"With a little bit of patience, and a little bit of maintenance, you will one day achieve your goal." Julie Hebert, Wait For Life To Begin

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

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

"Patience can conquer destiny." Irish Saying

"Everything comes to him who waits." Proverb

"Patience makes lighter what sorrow may not heal." Horace

"Have patience and endure; this unhappiness will one day be beneficial." Ovid

"Patience is the companion of wisdom." Saint Augustine

"Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength." Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

"Genius is eternal patience." Michelangelo

"People say they wish they had my patience. I tell them I wasn't born with it. I had to learn it. Everybody has patience. Some of us just make better use of it than others." Bruce Law

"There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story." Linda Hogan

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

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

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

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

"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow." Chinese Proverb

"Patience and passage of time do more than strength and fury." Jean de la Fontaine

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

"With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin. With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown." Chinese Proverb

"Consider the hour-glass; there is nothing to be accomplished by rattling or shaking; you have to wait patiently until the sand, grain by grain, has run from one funnel into the other." John Christian Morgenstern

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

"Someone has defined genius as intensity of purpose: the ability to do, the patience to wait... Put these together and you have genius, and you have achievement." Leo J. Muir

"The secret of patience is doing something else in the meanwhile." Author Unknown


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