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Quotes About Patience
•“It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself, 
than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all 
connected with you.” 
― Charlotte Brontë
•“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” 
― Hal Borland
•“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.” 
― Moliere   
•“We need to learn and embrace patience. Patience is a holy key that will unlock the door to a more fulfilling life. Behind the blessed door of patience are found better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, wise masters, and a more compassionate world.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” 
― Molière
•“If you're serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance, and your patience.” 
― Sheri L. Dew
•“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” 
― John Quincy Adams
•“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can't go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.” 
― Margaret Atwood
•“To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Of all the hardships a person had to face none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.” 
― Khaled Hosseini
•“If I could store any character quality in a cookie jar, I’d store patience. Chocolate-chip patience cookies. And I’d eat them all at one sitting.” 
― Jarod Kintz
•“All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.” 
― Franz Kafka
•“Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.” 
― Helen Keller
•“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“All the reasons you fell in love are still there, but perhaps buried under worries and responsibility. Find them again, then hang in there. Truly, the best is yet to come.” 
― Laurie Paige
•“The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.” 
― Dalai Lama XIV
•“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg not by smashing it open.” 
― Arnold Glasglow
•“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” 
― Criss Jami
•“No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God . . . and it is through sorrow and suffering, toil and tribulation, that we gain the education that we come here to acquire and which will make us more like our Father and Mother in heaven.” 
― Orson F. Whitney

•“Knowing trees, I came to realize, understand and appreciate the act of patience.” 
― Ogwo David Emenike
•“There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.” 
― Lemony Snicket
•“The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.” 
― Leo Tolstoy
•“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   
•“Don't try to rush things: for the cup to run over, it must first be filled.” 
― Antonio Machado
•“He that can have patience can have what he will.” 
― Benjamin Franklin
“everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait . . . there is nothing stronger than these two: patience and time, they will do it all.” 
― Leo Tolstoy
•“The common man prays, 'I want a cookie right now!' And God responds, 'If you'd listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.” 
― Rainer Maria Rilke
•“Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I'd rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I'd rather have a no, then nothing. I'd forgotten that about myself.” 
― Laurell K. Hamilton
“Patience gives your spouse permission to be human. It understands that everyone fails. When a mistake is made, it chooses to give them more time that they deserve to correct it. It gives you the ability to hold on during the rough times in your relationship rather than bailing out under the pressure.” 
― Stephen Kendrick
•“Patience is power.Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing"it waits on the right time to act,for the right principles and in the right way.” 
― Fulton J. Sheen
•“I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.” 
― Margaret Thatcher 
•“Wise men are not pacifists; they are merely less likely to jump up and retaliate against their antagonizers. They know that needless antagonizers are virtually already insecure enough.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.” 
― Jarod Kintz
•“It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” 
― Elizabeth Taylor
•“The secret code of success is patience, a virtue that can not be replaced. It takes time to build great dreams.” 
― Bernard Kelvin Clive
•“A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.” 
― Henri J.M. Nouwen
•“Why is patience so important? Because it makes us pay attention.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.” 
― Habeeb Akande
•“Everybody going to be dead one day, just give them time.” 
― Neil Gaiman
•“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” 
― Aristotle
•"I don't mind waiting rooms. I'm waiting on the love of my life, so I may as well have a seat, right?"
― Jarod Kintz
•“Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I'll tell you what you'll get TRIALS!” 
― Joyce Meyer
•“Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace.” 
― Brian L. Weiss
•“He means to succeed, and a man who has centuries before him can afford to wait and to go slow.” 
― Bram Stoker
•“What is a woman's greatest virtue? Patience.” 
― India Edghill
•“Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.” 
― Barbara Johnson
•“Anyone can fight anger with anger. However, it is not easy to subdue that anger and turn it into tolerance and mercy.” 
― CloudStairs
•“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” 
― Napoleon Hill   
•“Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.” 
― Ray Davis
•“Perfect love is perfectly patient.” 
― Neal A. Maxwell
•“Life is all about timing... the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable become available, the unattainable... attainable. Have the patience, wait it out It's all about timing.” 
― Stacey Charter
•"If I offer you a glass of water, and bring back a cup of ice, I'm trying to teach you patience. And also that sometimes you get ice with no water, and later you'll get water with no ice. Ah, but that's life, no?"
― Jarod Kintz
•“There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.” 
― Sivananda Saraswati
•“I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly to pray what He taught His disciples to pray: Thy will be done.” 
― Elisabeth Elliot
•“What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“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   
•“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.” 
― Rainer Maria Rilke
•“Other people can’t cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don’t make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness.” 
― Lama Surya Das
•“Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation.” 
― Gustave Flaubert
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