Page 2 Patience Quotes
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach
patience to its young?
Patience: A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
Patience permits us to cling to our faith in the Lord when we are tossed about by suffering as if by surf. When the undertow grasps us we will realize that we are somehow being carried forward even as we tumble. We are actually being -helped even as we cry for help.
Neal A. Maxwell
Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead. Bill Mcglashen
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
If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent. - Sir Isaac Newton At one time I thought the most important thing was talent. I think now that the young man or the young woman must possess or teach himself, training himself, in infinite patience, which is to try and to try until it comes right. William Faulkner
To sit patiently with a yearning that has not yet been fulfilled, and to trust that, that fulfillment will come, is quite possibly one of the most powerful ?magic skills? that human beings are capable of. It has been noted by almost every ancient wisdom tradition.
Who can wait quietly until the mud settles? Who can remain still until the moment of action? Lao Tzu
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 Lindberg
You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
Stanislaw J. Lec
Patience, n. -- A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue. Ambrose Bierce
Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. Titus Maccius Plautus
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
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. God is awake. Victor Hugo
How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees. William Shakespeare
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