58 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!
Short Poems / Quotes
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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
Biblically, waiting is not just something we have to do until we get what we want. Waiting is part of the process of becoming what God wants us to be.
God can turn any tragedy into a triumph, if only you will wait and watch.
You plant your own garden instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. In other words, take responsibility for your own needs and your own happiness.
Maggi Myers, The Final Piece
Now is the time! Ah, friend, no longer wait to scatter loving smiles and words of cheer
Miriam Brown, When I Have Time
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.
When others run, O Father, their anxious hearts to sate, that I may have thy guidance teach me on thee to wait.
Clara McAlister Brooks, His Way
We focus on Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, but we forget to pause in the stillness of the days between. Find time today to be present in that place of waiting. There is treasure to be found in the sacred peace that comes as you breathe in that place of quiet surrender. Don’t rush through the space called "Between."
Katherine J Walden
Loved ones are waiting and watching my coming, heaven holds all to me.
Tillitt S. Teddlie, Heaven Holds All To Me
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting....you'll be a Man, my son
Rudyard Kipling, If
Another year is dawning! Dear Master, let it be, in working or in waiting, another year with thee
Frances Ridley Havergal, Another Year
New Year Poems
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
...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
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
Time is too slow for those who wait
Henry VanDyke, Time Is
Poems About Time
There comes a day in life, when you have said all that you ever wanted to say to someone. But that someone is still waiting. Waiting for words to come out. And that’s when you know there is nothing much left. It is time to say goodbye.
We can't all get, what we want right away.
And waiting is needed, to show us the way.
Julie Hebert, Life Is Patience
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
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
We scorn to wait for the thing worth having; we want high noon at the day's dim dawn
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, The Fault Of Age
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
Gratitude is an opportunity that is there waiting for you every day.
Mark Phillins, Gratitude Devotional
Faith is not merely waiting for glory that may be
S. E. Kiser, Faith Is Not
Poems About Faith
I’ll wait forever, if that is what it’ll take for you to forgive me. I love you.
Why do we wait for a glad tomorrow — why not gladden the precious now?
Unknown, When To Be Happy
Poems For Women
We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Life Journey Quotes
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.
Poems About Life
I pray for strength to wait, submissive, when I cannot see my way
William C. Richards, I Pray For Strength
Poems About Strength
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
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
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
Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.
John Grogan, Marley and Me
These would I keep: ...the strength to work, the patience to wait
Lida Marie Erwin, These I Would Keep
Those who strive to be of value to their neighbours in need are knowledgeable that waiting serves no one.
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
That each obstacle encountered is just waiting for a solution to help you further your goal.
A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face.
New Friends and Old Friends
Of all the time,I sit here thinking,
I often wonder, what's out there waiting.
Julie Hebert, Enough Thinking
Think On These Things
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
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.
Life Is Too Short
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.
Ease me down the path of Your truth. Feed me Your word because You are the True God who has saved me. I wait all day long, hoping, trusting in You.
Psalm 25:5 (The Voice)
Poems About Truth
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
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
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
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
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
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
So you plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to buy you flowers.
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
I can run a thousand miles and wait a million years for you if you love me.
Do You Love Me Poems
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
It’s not polite to keep a vacation waiting.
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
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
So learn to wait and learn to trust and never cease to pray.
Patience Strong, Hope Deferred
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
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
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