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44 Waiting Quotes

Be encouraged by these waiting quotes. Waiting can be both a positive and a negative, it just depends on the situation.

On the positive side waiting teaches us patience, it is a time of hope and expectancy. It can be a good thing.  On the negative side waiting can develop habits like procrastination, and indecision.  Be inspired to wait or not to wait by these quotes!

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  1. Train yourself not to dread unpleasant tasks but instead to tackle them first. . . If you wait until the end of the day, it will be worse than doing your tasks earlier. Joyce Meyer, The Confident Woman Devotional
    Poems of Encouragement



  2. Now is the time! Ah, friend, no longer wait to scatter loving smiles and words of cheer Miriam Brown, When I Have Time
    Inspirational Poems



  3. Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.
  4. 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
    Patience Quotes



  5. Loved ones are waiting and watching my coming, heaven holds all to me. Tillitt S. Teddlie, Heaven Holds All To Me
    Heaven Poems



  6. If you can wait and not be tired by waiting....you'll be a Man, my son
  7. If you can wait and not be tired by waiting....you'll be a Man, my son Rudyard Kipling, If
    If Poems



  8. In this life's uneven flow; we've only to wait, in the face of fate, for the green grass under the snow. Annie A. Preston, The Green Grass Under The Snow
    Winter Poems



  9. ...to act instead of waiting, to persevere instead of giving up. It is possible with self-knowledge and patience, to take small steps that will carry you through to the finish. Jane B. Burka; Lenora M.Yuen, Procrastination
    Procrastination



  10. Don’t waste time waiting for opportunity to surface; it may never happen that way. Spend time to create one and many more will unfold in series!
  11. Don’t waste time waiting for opportunity to surface; it may never happen that way. Spend time to create one and many more will unfold in series! Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  12. Time is too slow for those who wait Henry VanDyke, Time Is
    Poems About Time



  13. We can't all get, what we want right away.
    And waiting is needed, to show us the way. Julie Hebert, Life Is Patience
    Patience Poem



  14. The vessel of faith journeys on soft waters. Belief rides on the wings of waiting.
  15. The vessel of faith journeys on soft waters. Belief rides on the wings of waiting. Max Lucado, God Is With You Every Day
    Journey of Faith



  16. It seemed you could not wait the time of asking....though years have passed since then, do not despair, the Lord will answer you, — sometime, somewhere. Mrs. F. Browning Burroughs, Sometime, Somewhere
    Poems About Prayer



  17. The World seems crumbling. But you’re not alone. Because someone cares. Someone is waiting for you, and someone is looking for you! Rula Osta, Cheer Up! It's A New Day
    Quotes To Live By



  18. Gratitude is an opportunity that is there waiting for you every day.
  19. Gratitude is an opportunity that is there waiting for you every day. Mark Phillins, Gratitude Devotional
    Gratitude Poems



  20. Faith is not merely waiting for glory that may be S. E. Kiser, Faith Is Not
    Poems About Faith



  21. Why do we wait for a glad tomorrow — why not gladden the precious now? Unknown, When To Be Happy
    Poems For Women



  22. We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell
    Life Journey Quotes



  23. Don't waste your life waiting for others to take action, live your passion, set your goals and move in the direction to attain them.
  24. Don't waste your life waiting for others to take action, live your passion, set your goals and move in the direction to attain them. Mary Bermer
    Poems About Life



  25. I pray for strength to wait, submissive, when I cannot see my way William C. Richards, I Pray For Strength
    Poems About Strength



  26. We’re often waiting for something, but God is waiting for us to act. What we forget is that God is much bigger than all our inadequacies and mistakes. Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge
    God Inspirational Quotes



  27. If you want something go out and get it, stop sitting and wishing you had.
    It's time to make dreams a reality, and stop waiting for things to go bad. Julie Hebert, Stop Wishing
    Stop Wishing Start Doing



  28. If we have to wait to see how we feel before we know if we can enjoy the day, then we are giving feelings control over us.
  29. If we have to wait to see how we feel before we know if we can enjoy the day, then we are giving feelings control over us. Joyce Meyer, Trusting God Day by Day
    Short Positive Quotes



  30. Those who strive to be of value to their neighbours in need are knowledgeable that waiting serves no one. Catherine Pulsifer
    Community Quotes



  31. Of all the time,I sit here thinking, I often wonder, what's out there waiting. Julie Hebert, Enough Thinking
    Think On These Things



  32. The thing is, you have abundance waiting inside of you, right now. You have the seed of greatness waiting for a little bit of water to rain down on you. Lisa Nichols, Abundance Now
    Abundance Quotes



  33. That each obstacle encountered is just waiting for a solution to help you further your goal.
  34. That each obstacle encountered is just waiting for a solution to help you further your goal. Byron Pulsifer
    Solution



  35. A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face. Maya Angelou
    New Friends and Old Friends



  36. But you did something great, and made me never wait, how lucky I was to have a dad like thee. Julie Hebert, Tea Party Type of Dad
    Fathers Day Poems From Daughter



  37. Life is too short to be waiting around for opportunities to come in your direction. You must go out there like a hunter and hunt them down. Edmond Mbiaka
    Life Is Too Short



  38. In the waiting room of life, you can choose to trust God instead of panicking. You also need to remember two things: One, God is never in a hurry. And two, God is never late. God’s timing is always perfect.
  39. In the waiting room of life, you can choose to trust God instead of panicking. You also need to remember two things: One, God is never in a hurry. And two, God is never late. God’s timing is always perfect. Rick Warren
    God's Timing



  40. It's time to make dreams a reality, and stop waiting for things to go bad." Julie Hebert, If You Want Something Go Get It
    Motivational Poems



  41. Don't wait until you are in-between two dead bodies before you appreciate life. Being alive is a great privilege. Kate Iroegbu, The Best Motivational Book Ever Written
    Appreciation



  42. If your life is not to your liking, don't sit around waiting for it to change.
  43. If your life is not to your liking, don't sit around waiting for it to change. Lynda Field, Weekend Life Coach
    What Life Means To Me



  44. For the pathways will grow desolate waiting,
    The flowers say, “Our loveliness has no eyes to behold it!" Helen Hoyt, the Garden
    Poems about Gardens by Famous Poets



  45. You are not alone; there is a great big world out there waiting to champion you and help you live your very best life. Cyndie Spiegel, A Year of Positive Thinking
    How to Live Your Best Life



  46. Fishing is a delighting way of recreation, a great way to enjoy the outdoors. You would definitely catch some fun while patiently waiting for a tasty meal. Jack Roush, Fishing
    Fishing Quotes



  47. So you plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to buy you flowers.
  48. So you plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to buy you flowers. Author Unknown
    Garden Making



  49. Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. Sarah Ban Breathnach
    Contentment



  50. Like all explorers, we are drawn to discover what’s waiting out there without knowing yet if we have the courage to face it. Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart
    Expectations



  51. It’s not polite to keep a vacation waiting.
    Selfie Quotes



  52. We can learn a lesson from the butterfly beginning it's life crawling along the ground, then spinning a cocoon, patiently waiting until the day it will fly.
  53. We can learn a lesson from the butterfly beginning it's life crawling along the ground, then spinning a cocoon, patiently waiting until the day it will fly. Heather Wolf, Kipnuk the Talking Dog
    Butterlfy Poem



  54. In scene after scene - in the womb in Nazareth, in the manger in Bethlehem, in the Temple in Jerusalem – the spotlight consistently shines on Jesus. He is, after all, what the story is all about. He is what the waiting of Advent and the celebration at Christmas are all about. Darrell W. Johnson, The Most Wonderful Time of All Years
    Poems About Jesus



  55. I "loved" the people in my life by doing nice things for them and not waiting or hoping for a nice thing to be done back in my direction. Bryan Cohen, How to Work for Yourself
    Kindness Poem



  56. Do you recognize all of your brothers or sisters? You should. They are all around. They're standing in front of you, beside you, and behind you. They are also the ones wearing tattered clothes sitting on the streets of every city with a cup in their hands waiting patiently for you to help. Do you see them now? Byron R. Pulsifer
    Brother Quotes

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