Sunday, 22 September 2013


A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. - Unknown

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. - Thomas Fuller

An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger. - Publilius Syrus

Beware the fury of a patient man. - John Dryden

Do not let bad omens overcome you; be patient and they will pass. - Unknown

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. - Saint Francis De Sales

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. - Saadi

How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees. - William Shakespeare

Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.  - Brian Adams

Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself. - Baltasar Gracian

On the whole, it is patience which makes the final difference between those who succeed or fail in all things. All the greatest people have it in an infinite degree, and among the less, the patient weak ones always conquer the impatient strong. - John Ruskin

Our patience will achieve more than our force. - Edmund Burke

Patience does not mean you do not do things fast; it means you are in control of yourself when things cannot be done to your speed. - Unknown

Patience helps us to view imperfections in others more generously to the end that we may learn to be more wise than they have been. - Neal Maxwell

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. - Aristotle

Patience is concentrated strength. - Unknown

Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting. - Unknown

Patience is passion tamed. - Lyman Abbott

Patience is the ability to put up with people you’d like to put down. - Unknown

Patience is the beginning of the building of every human endeavour, for patience activates the creative forces within. And the creative forces go about their work of opening the inner eyes, and moulding and shaping what the inner eyes see. And then, what was once a fragment of an idea stands before us, whole and complete. - Unknown

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. - Titus Maccius Plautus

Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind. - David G Allen

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - Saint Augustine  

Patience is the greatest of all virtues. - Cato The Elder

Patience makes lighter what sorrow may not heal. - Unknown

Patience stoutly resists pulling up the daisies to see how the roots are doing! - Neal Maxwell

Regardless of how much patience we have, we would prefer never to use any of it. - James T. O'Brien

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. - Arnold H. Glasow

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

The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another’s defects, and the bearing of one another’s burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society. - Lawrence G. Lovasik

The real secret of patience is to find something else to do in the meantime. - Unknown

Though patience be a tired mare, yet she will plod. - William Shakespeare

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