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Quotes and Sayings on Patience
A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.
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.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
Nothing great 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.
To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success.
Joseph De Maistre
Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
Titus Maccius Plautus
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.
St. Francis de Sales
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.
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 will then be powerless to vex your mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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.
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
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