Quotes About Patience

Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Patience

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Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
~A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh


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

~Dutch Proverb


How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?

~Paul Sweeney


Have patience with all things, but, first of all with yourself.


Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.

~Mac McCleary


Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

~ Molière


Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off.

~Author Unknown


Beware the fury of a patient man.

~John Dryden


The greatest power is often simple patience


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


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 the companion of wisdom.


Patience:  A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.

~Ambrose Bierce


He that can have patience can have what he will.

~Benjamin Franklin


You can learn many things from children.  How much patience you have, for instance.

~Franklin P. Jones


Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.

~George-Louis de Buffon


Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.



Adopt the pace of nature:  her secret is patience.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Have patience with all things, but, first of all with yourself


Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

~John Quincy Adams


Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.

~Jarod Kintz


Have patience, my friend, have patience;
For Rome wasn’t built in a day!
You wear yourself out for nothing
In many and many a way!
Why are you nervous and fretty
When things do not move along fast;
Why let yourself get excited
Over things that will soon be past?

~Gertrude Tooley Buckingham


The strongest of all warriors are these two, Time and Patience


The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.

~Leo Tolstoy


Patience is the companion of wisdom.

~St. Augustine


Patience is also a form of action.

~Auguste Rodin


I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.

~Margaret Thatcher


How poor are they that have not patience!
What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

~William Shakespeare


You can learn many things from children, how much patience you have, for instance

I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words.

~John Milton


One moment of patience may ward off great disaster.  One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.

~Chinese Proverb


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


Adopt the pace of nature:  Her secret is patience

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

~Hal Borland