Patience Quotes

~Wonderful Patience Quotes~

"A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains."
Dutch Proverb

"How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?" Paul Sweeney

"Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead." Mac McCleary

"Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off."
Author Unknown

"Beware the fury of a patient man." John Dryden

"Patience is a most necessary qualification for business; many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request." Lord Chesterfield

"Patience: A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue." Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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

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

"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 

"Patience is the companion of wisdom." St. Augustine

"Patience is also a form of action." Auguste Rodin

~My Favorite Patience Quote~

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

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

"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

"watch me open this egg! the first woman said cracking the pearly skin against a cold metal tin a swift separation a dead yellow gem there, it’s open she said watch me open this egg! the second woman said placing the orb in the encircling arms of a nest holding it to her chest for ten thousand breaths patience, she said and said and said and said … and the egg opened itself." Alexandra Franzen

"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

~Great Patience Quote~

"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 to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity." Carl Jung

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

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

"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 

"Patience and time do more than strength or passion." Jean de La Fontaine

"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

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

"Abused patience turns to fury." Thomas Fuller

"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."
Victor Hugo

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

"I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory." Anthony Hamilton

"The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments." George Washington

"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

"Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength."

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