Patience Quotes

Edmund Burke Quote: Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Edmund Burke
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
George-Louis de Buffon
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Albert Einstein
To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success.
Joseph De Maistre
Woodrow Wilson Quote: All things come to him who waits – provided he knows what he is waiting for.
All things come to him who waits – provided he knows what he is waiting for.
Woodrow Wilson
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. 
Rousseau
Patience is the companion of wisdom. 
Saint Augustine
Patience is also a form of action.
Auguste Rodin
Isaac Newton Quote: If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
Isaac Newton
To lose patience is to lose the battle.
Mahatma Gandhi
Patience is the key to contentment. 
Muhammad
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Benjamin Franklin
All fruits do not ripen in one season.
Laurie Junot
In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. 
W. B. Prescott
Lao Tzu Quote: Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Be still and allow the mud to settle.
Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Be still and allow the mud to settle.
Lao Tzu
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.
Carl Sandburg
Beware of undertaking too much at the start. Be content with quite a little. Allow for accidents. Allow for human nature, especially your own. 
Arnold Bennett
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
Chinese Proverb
Slow but steady wins the race. 
Aesop
Leonardo da Vinci Quote: 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 be powerless to vex your mind.
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 be powerless to vex your mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
You can learn many things from children.  How much patience you have, for instance. 
Franklin P. Jones
Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
Ovid
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. 
John Quincy Adams
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Hal Borland
I think and think for months and years, ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Albert Einstein
Saadi Shirazi Quote: Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Saadi Shirazi
A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble.
Plautus
If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much.
Hesiod
Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.
Jean De La Fontaine
An ounce of patience is worth a pound of brains.
Dutch Proverb
Patience: A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue. 
Ambrose Bierce
The years teach what the days never know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world. 
William Cobbett
Chinese Proverb Quote: One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.
One moment of patience may ward off great disaster.  One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.
Chinese Proverb
Patience is passion tamed.
Lyman Abott
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
Wayne Dyer Quote: Infinite patience brings immediate results.
Infinite patience brings immediate results.
Wayne Dyer
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.
Epicurus
Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes silk.
Chinese Proverb
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
Horace Bushnell
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it; to go through intrigue spotless; to forego even ambition when the end is gained" - who can say this is not greatness?
William Makepeace Thackeray
Kierkegaard Quote: Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.
Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.
Soren Kierkegaard
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
Genius is eternal patience. 
Michelangelo
Patience is a most necessary qualification for business; many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request.
Lord Chesterfield
Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength. 
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The strongest of all warriors are these two - Time and Patience.
Leo Tolstoy
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
Josh Billings
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote: Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time. 
Voltaire
All's well in the end, if you've only the patience to wait.
Rabelais
In adversity, remember to keep an even mind.
Horace
Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.
Benjamin Disraeli
Walk slowly, you'll get further.
Hungarian Proverb
Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.
Publilius Syrus
Francis Bacon Quote: Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Francis Bacon
Patience in the present, faith in the future, and joy in the doing.
George Perera
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
Arnold H. Glasgow
Let me look upward into the branches of the flowering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well. 
Wilferd Peterson
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.
Saint Francis de Sales


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
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. 
Confucius
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. To dig for treasures shows not only impatience and greed, but lack of faith. Patience, patience, patience, is what the sea teaches. Patience and faith. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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