All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope
– Alexandre Dumas Père
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
– Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
He that can have Patience, can have what he will
– Benjamin Franklin
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
– Barbara Johnson
The secret of patience is doing something else in the meanwhile
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
– Arnold H. Glasgow
Patience is passion tamed.
– Lyman Abbott
Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.
– Eknath Easwaran
Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.
– Bill McGlashen
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
– Buddhist Proverb
One minute of patience, ten years of peace
– Greek proverb
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength
– Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Patience is a virtue, Virtue is a grace; Both put together Make a very pretty face
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.
– George Jackson
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
– Margaret Thatcher
You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
– Stanislaw J. Lec
All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
– Thomas Fuller
Infinite patience brings immediate results.
– Wayne Dyer