443 Inspiring Quotes about Patience

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about patience? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 443 most beautiful patience quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Patience quotes

Success comes from patience and passion.

— Debasish Mridha

Defeat the warriors of patience and time with Cosmic Ordering.

— Stephen Richards, Cosmic Ordering: You can be successful

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

— Francis Bacon

Nature time and patience are the three great physicians.

— Proverbs

I’m not really easy to live with! There needs to be unlimited patience and unconditional love. Men I’ve known before loved my independent spirit and were proud of my success, to the point that they’d become jealous of the time I devote to my career.

— Milla Jovovich

When you’re a crime reporter, you see the nub of what life’s about, and you don’t have much patience for the falsity of politics.

— Heather Brooke

Looking back, I didn’t have the patience to work in fashion. I like women so much, but I was never qualified to torture them in photo shoots. You have to be really tough and brutal.

— Rene Burri

This is the story of what a Woman’s patience can endure, and what a Man’s resolution can achieve.

— Wilkie Collins

You know, I lose patience really easily; I’d rather shop in the grocery store than in the department store. I can pick an apple like nobody’s business.

— Gail Simmons

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in proper figures.

— Joseph Addison

I don’t think I have the ability or patience to teach badminton to others.

— Saina Nehwal

I think as more people use the phones to access the Internet, they have a lot less patience for trying to find things on the search engines. That is because you need to figure a lot of things out for search to work.

— Adam D’Angelo

I don’t really have the patience to do my hair, which is why it’s always parted down the middle, slicked, in a low ponytail or a messy high bun. I’m too lazy to do my own hair, but I like doing my makeup.

— Gigi Hadid

Delay gratification is what will give us patience and long suffering.

— Sunday Adelaja

God is an on time God.You may not see what’s ahead of you, but with the patience and guidance from God, He will give you the desires of your heart.

— Deborah N. Kabwang, Secrets Buried in the Soul

Deep down, I know that I am a child of God who has inherited divine capacities; some of them I strive to develop, others are left languishing. I also have a human side. I lose my temper, lose patience and sometimes judge others and myself.

— Mary Manin Morrissey

People in the midst of losing their patience are certainly experiencing as aspect of dukkha.

— Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

The single biggest advantage a value investor has is not IQ. It’s patience and waiting. Waiting for the right pitch, and waiting for many years for the right pitch.

— Mohnish Pabrai

Success needs vision to see, passion to transcend, patience to withstand and the character to overcome failures.

— Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

I have a huge respect for writers and realise that this is not an area that I find easy. I doubt that I would have the patience in front of a blank sheet of paper to become a writer.

— Jenny Agutter

I’ve been accused of riding roughshod over others’ emotions, and I admit, when I feel a friend is being over-indulgent, my patience is in short supply.

— Mariella Frostrup

You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.

— Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Last chance to success is right before your last breath, when you sign away your will. Have patience to declare it as ‘the last chance

— Ajit Panicker

Grant me the wisdom to know when to keep trying and when to stop wasting time, the patience to keep going with the 1st, and the courage & serenity to let go of the 2nd.

— Jay Woodman

I simply do not think that yelling, swearing, threatening or belittling will get you to the place you want to be faster than kindness, understanding, patience and a little willingness to compromise.

— Rachel Nichols

The patience of the American public with dilatory diplomatic delays will be very limited.

— Tom Lantos

As a result of the strategic patience policy, we now have North Korea testing four times an atomic weapon; they’ve violated numerous United Nations sanctions, U.S. sanctions by launching ballistic missile tests.

— Cory Gardner

Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.

— Peter Stuyvesant

I don’t have much patience with sick people.

— Maura Tierney

It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

— Elizabeth Taylor, A Wreath of Roses

He preacheth patience that never knew pain.

— Henry George Bohn

There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.

— Larry Hagman

Priceless virtues are love, peace, joy, kindness, gentleness, goodness, long-suffering, patience faithfulness and self-control.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Punk rock has never really had much patience with musical virtuosity. Actually, it’d be more accurate to say that for most of its history, punk has been actively hostile to virtuosity.

— James Surowiecki

You don’t always have to teach the the corrective lesson. Sometimes you can teach the lesson of patience and non-engagement.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

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

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.

— Francis Quarles

‪So you’ve been having a tough time. You don’t know how long more you can hold on. Remember bad days don’t last forever. Keep patience alive!

— Mufti Ismail Menk

It’s through delayed gratification that patience comes.

— Sunday Adelaja

I am more and more convinced that some people are put in our lives solely to try our patience and tamper with our tolerance levels.

— Richelle E. Goodrich

Premeditated anger is a bitch. Instead of saying, “Next time he does this, I will … “, say, “Next time he does that, I will show him more patience and more love. That’s premeditative love. She’s much sexier!

— Ace Antonio Hall

I was afraid it would come to this, but I have no patience with her now. I’m jealous of every moment away from the work – impatient with any one who tries to steal my time.

— Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

Business is a sprint until you find an opportunity, then it’s the patience of a marathon runner.

— Robert Herjavec

If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.

— Dalai Lama XIV

I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here.

— Paul Bremer

Teain had no difficulty generating the indignation of a satirist. He lack the patience of a reformer.

— H.W. Brands, American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

having patience always gives you what you deserve.

— Fatma Alfalasi

Life is like the flappy bird game. There’s no pause nor another chance to live after dying and there could be endless obstacles. After all, it is just a matter of patience and perseverance to get a higher score.

— Kasey Collin P. Dumdum

Don’t respect or trust any one out of your limit.Because if u cross the bridge of your patience and emotions for any one. Then you will find yourself as a broken mirror

— Agha Kousar

Have patience and keep working. Everything will come alright in time.

— Abhijit Naskar

I won’t desecrate beauty with cynicism anymore. I won’t confuse critical thinking with a critical spirit, and I will practice, painfully, over and over, patience and peace until my gentle answers turn away even my own wrath.

— Sarah Bessey, Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women

Success takes patience like a snake stalking it’s prey.

— Brigitta Moon

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me – it was the sublime quality of patience – patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment – which I sadly lacked.

— Abdus Salam

For many years, I tried to make New Year’s resolutions. I made lists and shot for great heights: I would show altruism and exert moral strength, patience and all those other great attributes.

— Henry Rollins

In that day every trial borne in patience will be pleasing and the voice of iniquity will be stilled

— the devout will be glad

Don’t lose that anger. Just have a little more patience and forgiveness. For yourself as well.

— Larry Kramer, The Normal Heart & The Destiny of Me

A certain amount of impatience can be good to do the good works excessive patience delays to do, but sometimes, it is good to have a little amount of patience, for a little amount of patience can be a big antidote to a big woe of impatience

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

…Have patience everything with the waiting one moment it will be ready be patient.

— Deyth Banger

We have the power to improve our work lives immeasurably through awareness, compassion, patience & ingenuity.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace

Flesh is willing, but the Soul requiresSisyphean patience for its song, Time, Hippocrates remarked, is shortand Art is long.

— Charles Baudelaire, Les Fleurs du Mal

Parenthood offers many lessons in patience and sacrifice. But ultimately, it is a lesson in humility. The very best thing about your life is a short stage in someone else’s story.

— Michael Gerson

Sometimes, we just have to have enough faith to practice patience and not let our impatience morph into doubt.

— Tracie Miles, Your Life Still Counts: How God Uses Your Past to Create a Beautiful Future

I think there’s not much patience for organized labour, period, public or private sector.

— Kathleen Wynne

I have very little patience with children.

— Mem Fox

Your guardian angel never, ever stops communicating with you. I feel that at times they should be frustrated with us but they seem to have endless patience and they never ever give up on us.

— Lorna Byrne, Angels In My Hair

A true leader should have the power to begin, the eloquence to communicate, the patience to execute and the wisdom to evaluate. Without one, he remains a slave to he who possesses it.

— Charbel Tadros

…Mr. Hardie had little patience with that sort of conversation.”Ye’re born, ye suffer, and ye die. What made ye think ye deserved different?” he wondered aloud when the deacon’s gentle answers failed to quiet them.

— Charlotte Rogan, The Lifeboat

Pain is hard to bear…. But with patience day by day Even this shall pass away.

— Theodore Tilton

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?

— Jim Bishop

It is the restraint of patience that yields the magnificent in life.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

I think I have more patience now than I did in the past.

— T. Boone Pickens

In parenting patience is the greatest virtue.

— Abhijit Naskar, Human Making is Our Mission: A Treatise on Parenting

I am so thankful for God’s mercy, grace, and patience for all the times I fell into sin. I am so grateful that He never stopped chasing me no matter how far I fell.

— Teresa Schultz, The Bible In Poetry,

After months of preparation working with a stylist who explained to me how a fashion house runs and the process of making a dress, I developed a respect for the patience and skill it takes to design these dresses.

— Pierre Niney

People do not just buy products. They buy better versions of themselves. And the packages in which they want the products to be delivered must come from humble and approachable brands. People have no patience for fluff.

— Cendrine Marrouat, The Little Big eBook on Social Media Audiences: Build Yours, Keep It, and Win

And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.

— Janet Napolitano

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

— Dutch proverb

punishment had not been spared–with best results in patience and purification

— George MacDonald, Mary Marston

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

— Ambrose Bierce

Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming!

— Anne Hathaway

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

— Franklin P. Adams

I don’t have a lot of patience for movies that aren’t cleanly told.

— Jon Favreau

A challenge to your bad luck is your confidence. Your confidence, you and your patience is your good luck.

— Dhiraj Das

Allah tests our patience and our fortitude. He tests out strength of faith. be patient and there will endless rewards for you, insha’Allah” – Utaz Badr

— Leila Aboulela, Lyrics Alley

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 Tolstoy

Anyone who claimed that old age had brought them patience was either lying or senile.

— Robert Jordan

I think all musicians have at one time or another experienced one physical problem or another. I have had tendinitis a couple of times, so I try to be really careful. It takes patience and persistence to overcome injury.

— Yo-Yo Ma

A full glass of patience with a pinch of sarcasm is all you need to deal~

— Tanya Gambhir

He (William Howard Taft) had little patience with the unconscious arrogance of conscious wealth and financial success.

— Doris Kearns Goodwin, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

My wife is my favorite person I’ve ever met in my 40 years on the planet, and I’m sure she would agree that patience is not her strongest characteristic. I don’t know that golf would be the game for her.

— Mike Greenberg

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

— Baltasar Gracian

It is pleasing to try the patience of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Waiting with hope is very difficult, but true patience is expressed when we must even wait for hope. I will have reached the point of greatest strength once I have learned to wait for hope.” George Matheson

— George Matheson

I have no regrets about not having children. I still wait for the pang of guilt, but I have none. I tune into the television show ‘Nanny 911’ occasionally which reminds me how much patience and love it take to be a good parent.

— Amanda Donohoe

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.

— Molière

The arrogance of the human mind is too fragile, as well as the patience of the human character. It is because of that, they fail to see the power of mere observation and systematic analysis.

— Lionel Suggs

When we teach a child patience we offer them the gift of a dignified life.

— Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration; in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution.

— Tony Kushner

A cloudy morning does not signify that the entire day is gonna be rainy! What’s pressing you down today has nothing to change about your great future! Let patience be your inspiration.

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

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

I’m alive with love in my heart.. I’m grateful for each moment.. With a little patience and god’s grace I know everything in my life will work out on its own time!

— Nehali Lalwani

Anyone who truly grasps the fact of limited time curses the patience blesses the hastiness!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

People make mistakes all the time. We learn and grow. If there’s patience and love, and you care for people, you can work them through it, and they can find their greatest heights.

— Pete Carroll

I know how closely most of us tend to hold on to whatever cache of patience we’ve managed to amass over a lifetime and I appreciate your squandering some of your cherished stash here.

— Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist

True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.

— Leon Jouhaux

It is good to exercise patience. But never let your patience be the type that will keep you refrained from acting.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

When you mature in your relationship with God you realize how suffering and patience are like eating your spiritual vegetables.

— Criss Jami, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.

— Greg Behrendt

When things begin accelerating wildly out of control, sometimes patience is the only answer. Press pause.

— Douglas Rushkoff

I have a business manager and a book-keeper who deals with our household bills. My husband and I sit down with her for a weekly report on how much money is going out, but I’m not terribly interested, and I don’t have the patience for it.

— Jane Green

When I try to be patient on my own, my patience is forced and short-lived. It is obvious to everyone that I am desperately trying to be patient.

— Mother Angelica

The pain of patience is better the pleasure of sin.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

He that can have patience can have what he will.

— Benjamin Franklin

I think patience is a skill and I wish I had it.

— David Duchovny

Men ask for a rainbow in the cloud; but I would ask more from Thee. I would be, in my cloud, myself a rainbow — a minister to others’ joy. My patience will be perfect when it can work in the vineyard

— George Matheson

My biggest weakness is patience, wanting to see things happen too quickly or get changes in place right away. Not having the patience to let things develop.

— Paul Gleason

It’s a war of attrition. If you have patience and a modicum of faith in yourself your chances are not too bad.

— Julie Bowen

Simplicity takes time, patience & practice. Complexity offers too many excuses for failure

— Dean Cavanagh

No one who strives with full faith and heart for the blessings of eternal life will be denied. And how great will be the joy and how much deeper the appreciation then after enduring in patience and faith now.

— Henry B. Eyring

Abused patience turns to fury.

— Thomas Fuller

You have to have patience to be a legislator.

— Gene Green

People who don’t have patience don’t achieve anything in life.

— Sunday Adelaja

Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.

— Herman Hesse

Courage for the big troubles in life, lad’ he’d say, ‘and patience for the small. Be of good cheer. God is awake.

— Louisa Young, My Dear I Wanted to Tell You

I have so little patience with the whole Y.A. book thing. As far as I’m concerned, you either read books for children or you read books for adults.

— Richard K. Morgan

Through it all, we attempt to bring balance to the present moment, understanding that in patience lies wisdom, knowing that what will come next will be determined in large measure by how we are now.

— Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

I would be horrible at Twitter. I wouldn’t know the answer to fans’ questions half the time – and the patience involved! I couldn’t imagine. I did have a Twitter account that I tried for a couple days, but found I had nothing to say.

— Jim Parsons

Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience – I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed.

— CeeLo Green

If something doesn’t work exactly right, or maybe needs some special treatment, you don’t just throw it away. Everything can’t be fully operational all the time. Sometimes, we need to have the patience to give something the little nudge it needs.

— Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon

I’ve got to give my neighbors a bottle of wine or something because I was just screaming into microphones and learning how to play instruments, and it was a lesson in patience for them, I believe.

— Joshua Ostrander

To understand a difficult topic like Iraq takes patience and care. Unfortunately, you rarely hear a patient, careful or thoughtful discussion of intelligence these days.

— George Tenet

Does anyone want to see a person who’s making the money that the newspapers say I’m making complaining, ‘Woe is me, my life is terrible, and people are being unfair?’ No one would’ve had any patience for that. I wouldn’t have any patience for that.

— Matt Lauer

You don’t need princes to save you. I don’t have a lot of patience for stories in which women are rescued by men.

— Neil Gaiman, The Sleeper and the Spindle

Recipe of SUCCESS needs tons of morale, flavor of attitude and hours of patience to cook.

— Vikrmn, Guru with Guitar

The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.

— Erik Erikson

Honestly, Americans are more open-minded and have the patience and the time for new types of music. In Australia and New Zealand, you must earn your place.

— Gin Wigmore

You know, writing is really difficult, and it takes a real patience and a skill. I don’t know if I have that. I admire it in others, so much, and I envy it.

— Adam Scott

Have patience with everything unresolved in you heart and try to love the questions themselves. It is possible to live and not know.

— Rainer Maria Rilke

As I was to learn, patience and latitude and even humility are, paradoxically, the handmaidens of wealth, because virtue is costly only for those who own nothing else.

— James Lee Burke, Wayfaring Stranger

There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.

— Cesar Chavez

Lee was a born pedagogue, never happier than when his children were learning to do something the right way. It is a testament to Lee’s affection and patience that his children did not rebel. In fact, they appear to have thrived.

— Michael Korda, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee

I’ve never had the patience of a teacher.

— Josh Turner

Life on the farm is a school of patience you can’t hurry the crops or make an ox in two days.

— Henri Fournier Alain

The immediate result of your infinite patience is peace

— Wayne Dyer

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.

— Cleveland Amory, The Cat Who Came for Christmas

Tengo had a gift for such work. He was a born technician, possessing both the intense concentration of a bird sailing through the air in search of prey and the patience of a donkey hauling water, playing always by the rules of the game.

— Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 #1-2

I like playing. I wouldn’t be a good coach. I don’t have the patience to be a coach.

— Tom Brady

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

Basically, discipline, effort, patience and courage are hugely important core values for kids to grow up embracing.

— Karen Salmansohn

Let us wait in patience for the Christ-child whose own life depended on the lives of Mary and Joseph. The Word of God was made flesh. He came so that we might experience the fullness of time.

— Stanley Hauerwas

The notion that patience is a virtue is something you don’t fully appreciate until you’re a parent. You need endless patience with little ones.

— Deirdre O’Kane

I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.

— Gertrude Stein

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, War and Peace

Love brings passionate patience to create a wonderful world of beauty and magnificence.

— Debasish Mridha

In this day and age, you need a lot of patience if you are in the movie business.

— Brett Ratner

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

Belief is blind but with patience it too shall become apparent in due time.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year: Charmed. I think it’s tougher for the younger networks, so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show. But who knows?

— Aaron Spelling

Have patience with all things but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.

— St. Francis de Sales

The quote above about patience is NOT MERYL STREEP’s– this quote is actually from the pen of Portuguese self-help author/life coach José Micard Teixeira. PLEASE REMOVE IT!!!!!

— Meryl Streep

Without the desire to be patient patience doesn’t happen, Just like without the desire to grow, LIFE doesn’t happen!

— Sujit Lalwani, Life Simplified!

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

— John Ruskin

Anyhow, a philosophical turn of thought now was not amiss, else one’s patience would have given out almost at the harbour entrance. The term of her probation was eight days.

— Joshua Slocum

As a general rule, in the world of magic, the most successful magician is the one who has enough patience to keep the secrets of his original magic effects.

— Amit Kalantri

What happens when two introverts collide? Do they dissolve completely in each other’s patience and silence, or do they break their glass shells and become new people?

— Kanza Javed, Ashes, Wine and Dust

Speaking from my experience as a person involved for a long time in building the European Union, it is important to have patience and efforts to build a community of nations.

— Giorgio Napolitano

When we are smitten, we await love to be “remontant” and to be blooming over and over again”, like remontant roses, with blossoms scenting through all the seasons of life. Passion and patience are to be good allies, though.

— Erik Pevernagie

With patience and perseverance my day will come!

— Susan Segovia Munoz

When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.

— Helen Hayes

I’ve got to really try and manage my patience out there.

— Jason Day

Mindfulness helps us to focus on one goal at a time. It helps us to be more relaxed, patience and compassionate towards the goal.

— Amit Ray, Mindfulness Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things – with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.

— Corazon Aquino

Love never fails. Character never quits. And with patience and persistence, dreams do come true

— Pete Maravich

To anybody who says to me, ‘I’m in character, ‘ I say, ‘You should be in an asylum.’ If you don’t know that you’re pretending, then you should really seek medical help. I don’t have patience for that stuff.

— D. B. Sweeney

War is food and drink and disease and patience and anger and hate and cold and stealth and terror as well as sweet silver and bitter iron and the glitter of arms in the sun or under the moon.

— Miles Cameron, The Dread Wyrm

With patience and persistence, even the smallest act of discipleship or the tiniest ember of belief can become a blazing bonfire of a consecrated life. In fact, that’s how most bonfires begin – as a simple spark.

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf

His heart…responds to those once-upon-a-time people, anonymous in the shadows, the faith it took them to come together and rest and listen through the gruesomeness, their patience for the ever after, happy or not.

— Lauren Groff, Arcadia

I’ve worked so hard to eliminate the inner geek from my life. I suddenly realize I have no patience for those people who still have their geeks showing. Now I see why being ‘normal’ has been so important to me.

— Kenny Loggins

We must arm ourselves with patience and wisdom and listen to the poor what they want. This is the best way to avoid the trap of ignorance, ideology and inertia on our side.

— Abhijit V. Banerjee, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty

She might have liked to try to strangle him with those slender fingers of hers, but she wanted to make a job of it and this great patience with which she waited for her claws to grow was in itself a form of enjoyment.

— Émile Zola

Maybe we need to reflect on the fact that the patience of God always outruns the impatience of our greed, and that His love always outweighs the greed that outweighs our love for Him.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

I didn’t choose ‘Silver Spoons’. I think my mom and agent chose it because at that time there was a lack of patience on some of the people that were in charge of my career. I think there was a big offer on the table, and I think they took it.

— Ricky Schroder

The only thing you have to have is patience and an attitude that you aren’t ever going to give up.

— Shawn Michaels

Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?

— Andrew Greeley

He will unfailingly be pleased with our patience and take note of our diligence and perseverance.

— Francis de Sales

Honestly, I didn’t have the patience for biology or history in an academic sense, but I always liked the kind of big questions.

— Andrew Bird

Many beautiful dreams die prematurely because the dreamers don’t have enough fuel to drive through the rocky roads and the patience to wait.

— Bernard Kelvin Clive

The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human.

— Elizabeth Edwards

One of the best ways to support the development of patience is to cultivate happiness with yourself.

— Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

He’d pushed and pushed and pushed until she had nowhere else to go but away from him. He’d been young back then himself. Inexperienced. Stupid. A little patience accomplished a lot more. Hard lesson to learn. Worst way to learn it.

— Erin Kellison, Darksider

But in a home where grief is fresh and patience has long worn thin, making it through another day is often heroic in itself.

— Melanie Bennett, Learning to Dance in the Rain

Deep down within the heart there is a stillness which is healing, a trust in the universal laws which is unwavering, and a strength which is rock-like. But because it is so deep we need both patience and perseverance when digging for it.

— Paul Brunton, The Notebooks of Paul Brunton

I salute your level of patience if you watch these daily soaps. I cannot kill because there’s not enough space for graveyards.

— Himmilicious

Change is not always easy, but with patience and perseverance, we can find the good in change.

— Kim Yannayon

I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.

— Charlie Chaplin

If I spent all my time criticising myself, I wouldn’t be able to function. There are actors who theorise till the cows come home. I haven’t the patience for them. It’s maybe shallow, but that’s why I’ll never be part of the acting set.

— Anthony Hopkins

A certain amount of impatience may be useful to stimulate and motivate us to action. However, I believe that a lack of patience is a major cause of the difficulties and unhappiness in the world today.

— Joseph B. Wirthlin

I’ve been called Mr. Patient Money because I have the patience to work through challenging circumstances.

— N. Murray Edwards

You were patient, but I worried that your very patience tempted Kevin to try it.

— Lionel Shriver, We Need to Talk About Kevin

I’ve always admired teachers for their patience and purpose in choosing their profession.

— Eve Arden

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

— Leo Tolstoy

It’s amazing. My kids have grown me in ways I never knew possible. The patience I’ve received and the love I get from them is just amazing.

— Candace Cameron Bure

Never give up on walking right. Something you have to remember is that God’s fulfilled promises take patience and faith! Having faith believes in not what you SEE but what you BELIEVE.

— Chloe M. Gooden, Not Tonight : My Worth Is Far Above Rubies

Have patience with all things but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them-every day begin the task anew.

— Saint Francis de Sales

Never a tear bedims the eye That time and patience will not dry.

— Bret Harte

The patience and forbearance of the poor are among the strongest bulwarks of the rich.

— C.L.R. James, The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

A career in showbiz is like a distance run. You have to have patience and pace yourself.

— Tate Donovan

By the time the Somnambulist had set her creaking bones to rest on their assigned landing pad, Holden had lost all patience with human stupidity.So, of course, it came out to meet him.

— James S.A. Corey

I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it’s not a Grateful Dead project, it’s a Me project.

— Jerry Garcia

If kindness is beauty, patience is disarming elegance.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

I don’t think patience is something that any of us grow up with in a large dose. It’s a world of instant gratification.

— Tim Cope

What I relish most is when a member of my staff, who has worked with passion and patience towards achieving their dream of owning a restaurant, walks up to me and says, ‘Nobu! I have done it!’

— Nobu Matsuhisa

I can have patience for anything, but it’s waiting for love, that kills me a little each day.

— Anthony Liccione

I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.

— Robert Falcon Scott

Because I’m the author of my screenplays I know what I’m looking for. It’s true that I can be stubborn in demanding that I get what I want, but it’s also a question of working with patience and love.

— Michael Haneke

It is necessary for him who would endure existence with patience that he should conceive himself to be something – that he should be persuaded he is not a cipher in the muster-roll of man.

— William Godwin

Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty.

— John Ruskin

I don’t have much patience for people who enjoy limitless liberty while decrying those who get their hands dirty to make sure it exists for them.

— Jule McBride, Wed to a Stranger?

I think film requires a lot more patience and concentration and each day you’re keeping the entire picture in your head throughout a two to three month film shoot. Whereas TV, especially half hour, is like doing a play a week or live theater.

— Shawnee Smith

To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship.

— Henri Nouwen

Perseverance, endurance and patience are the three greatest survival skills.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The mark of the truly civilized is their (truly baffling to the likes of you and me) patience with what truly baffles.

— Samuel R. Delany, Tales of Nevèrÿon

Patience will be on our side.” “I once heard that patience is a vulture in wait to take out its prey when all seems safe.

— Cyndi Goodgame, Denial

To the fans, thank you for your patience and concern. They’ve been on point with my career, especially after my injuries.

— Rey Mysterio

I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy.

— Albert Einstein

Americans have less and less patience for the intrusive and divisive moral scolds who thrived in the bubbles of the Clinton and Bush years.

— Frank Rich

I used to have more tolerance for these views, but I am losing patience with what I see. The test of anything is the fruit it bears. I see no good fruit being born.

— Charles M. Schulz, Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

I’ve no patience for people who say they never watch television. It’s a great way to keep in touch with popular culture, and it’s important that children can relate to what their schoolmates are watching.

— Terry Wogan

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

— Joseph Addison

Impatience can teach us the lessons of patience better

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Lord, help us to choose humility over pride. Help us to choose love over our reputation. Help us to choose patience over making a point, and your Word over our feelings. Lord, help us to choose perseverance over the easy way out.

— Andrena Sawyer

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, Veronika Decides to Die

Talent is required, but much of writing is a matter of craft, which develops with time, attention, patience and practice, like playing an instrument or learning to dance.

— Susan Wiggs

His mind has the clearness of the deep sea, the patience of its rocks, the force of its billows.

— Charlotte Brontë, Shirley

In a time where everyone is searching for success, it’s easy for other so called entrepreneurs to live off them because they haven’t learned patience when it comes to money.

— James Jean-Pierre

have patience or be a patient. Have patience in preparation moments or be a patient after preparation moments

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I have no patience for wasting time.

— William Clay Ford, Jr.

Philip wooed me with all the patience of someone trying to coax a half-wild animal into the house and, like many a stray, I found myself domesticated before I thought to resist.

— Kelley Armstrong, Bitten

An exceptional Sensei has traits such as patience and integrity. Otherwise, natural fighting ability, cruelty and aggressive behavior may be observed in most animal predators.

— Soke Behzad Ahmadi, CHOKI MOTOBU Original MMA Fighter

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

— C.G. Jung

Morning sunrise wakes me upwith rays of hope.Clouds of fear can hide the sunbut not for long.If rays of hope are strongand patience is a song, then hope will bloom andrain will bring a rainbow.

— Debasish Mridha

Patience is a skill that brings beauty. Patience brings strength. Patience brings happiness – Practice patience and you will achieve your goals!

— Angie karan

Common man’s patience will bring him more happiness than common man’s power.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Having patience is one of the hardest things about being human. We want to do it now, and we don’t want to wait. Sometimes we miss out on our blessing when we rush things and do it on our own time.

— Deontay Wilder

Though the mills of God grind slowly yet they grind exceeding small Though with patience He stands waiting with exactness grinds he all.

— Friedrich von Logau

Beauty, unlike the rest of the gifts handed out at birth, does not require dedication, patience and hard work to pay off. But it’s also the only gift that does not keep on giving.

— Paulina Porizkova

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

Our patience will achieve more than our force.

— Edmund Burke

Every experience has a pattern and sometimes it teaches us through the spirit of patience captured, that there are no coincidences in life.

— Deejay Kapil

A monk’s extraordinary patience can be a hindrance to desperate decision-making.

— Harsha Bhogle

She’d had little patience with darkness, and her heartheld only a measure of shadow. I touchedthe warm dust of those colors, her tools, and left there with light on the tips of my fingers.

— Ted Kooser, Delights and Shadows

sometimes is good to be in patience, it can be mean understand, sometimes patience can describe as sacrifice , but everytime it hurting ourself

— Tun Teja

It’s funny with jeans now, because if they don’t feel like a pair of sweatpants, I don’t have patience for them anymore! I think I’m becoming increasingly lazy.

— Claire Danes

The problem with patience and discipline is that it requires both of them to develop each of them.

— Thomas M. Sterner

You can never clear a thought from someone’s mind, which is incepted by a external cause. thy you know the truth, let it pass patience and self realization is the key to clearance.

— Pushkar Saraf

I recall my mum tried to teach me how to fry chicken once, and I almost burned down half the kitchen… I don’t think I have the patience for cooking.

— Ne-Yo

Timing can be everything and wisdom requires the patience to wait as well as the courage to leap when the time becomes right.

— Michael Meade, The Genius Myth

(Feedback) People become addicted to it. That’s why journalism is so popular, because you want to hear, every day, what people think of what you just wrote. I think a little patience on that front can be good, too.

— Zadie Smith

I think my best teacher and my best study was theater in general. It taught me a lot of patience and a lot of hard work, and I think that theater teaches you that you’ve got to know your stuff because you only get one chance.

— Chelsea Kane

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.

— Thomas Aquinas

What looks as a dead and dark end can become a glowing and shimmering start only if one has the patience to keep trying with positivity in the mind…

— Neelam Saxena Chandra

Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.

— James J. Corbett

LOVE is made up of a strong affection and patience whiles LUST is made up of a strong affection and impatience. Affection is common to them, but patience is not common.

— Israelmore Ayivor

You can market anything in the world all it requires creativity and patience #Thinklogical #ThinkDigital

— Shraddha Tiwari

I have a lot more patience for others than I have for myself, and I am much better at bringing out the best in others than in myself. That’s just the kind of person I am. I’m the scratchy stuff on the side of the matchbox.

— Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

A philosopher goes where the truth leads and has no patience with mere emotion.

— John C. Wright

Horses teach you patience and how to do things the right way so you can get the right result.

— Lyle Lovett

I make a mean pecan pie, and I have a great recipe for pralines – also using pecans. Pralines take a lot of patience, and patience is a must in the duck blind as well as in the kitchen. Good things come to those who wait.

— Phil Robertson

It seems likely that many of the young who don’t wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don’t have the patience to make art.

— Pauline Kael

Lead with honesty, total integrity, compassion, patience and tolerance — toward yourself!

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day’s performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all.

— Margaret Fuller

My impression is that most women public service workers have a long fuse. Precisely because they care so deeply about services, more than anyone, they still want to find a sensible and fair negotiated agreement. But their patience has run out.

— Frances O’Grady

With patience endurance, you can survive any storm.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I’m very caring with animals. I think patience is a big deal, because animals are always jumping around. I love to take care of people, so I think I’d be a good vet. I always wanted to be a vet when I was little.

— Jennifer Love Hewitt

It only takes patience to live through this life.

— Auliq-Ice

I have no patience at all.

— Alan Sugar

In movies, there are some things the French do that Americans are increasingly incapable of doing. One is honoring the complexities of youth. It’s a quiet, difficult undertaking, requiring subtlety in a filmmaker and perception and patience from us.

— Wesley Morris

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.

— Billy Graham

Because paper has more patience than people.

— Anne Frank

Practice patience to get the results but don’t be much patient to take actions.

— Amit Kalantri

The office of president requires the constitution of an athlete the patience of a mother the endurance of an early Christian.

— Harold Wilson

After all, if you really aren’t trying to get anywhere else in this moment, patience takes care of itself.

— Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

The dogged determination and patience of one person to do what is Right and Necessary may not always win the day or even be noticed, but it will tip the balance just a little in the direction of good.

— Terry Pratchett

Who would ever know the greater graces of comfort and perseverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life?

— Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

When I was in the first grade I was afraid of the teacher and had a miserable time in the reading circle, a difficulty that was overcome by the loving patience of my second grade teacher. Even though I could read, I refused to do so.

— Beverly Cleary

If patience came in cans my local supermarkets would all be sold out

— Calandra Owens

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness it teaches industry and thrift above all it teaches entire trust.

— Gertrude Jekyll

You’re enough to try the patience of an oyster!

— Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

I may have mentioned patience wasn’t one of my virtues. Actually, I didn’t have many virtues but patience definitely wasn’t one of them.

— Kristen Ashley, Creed

Who would ever know the greater graces of comfort and perserverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life?

— Ann Voskamp

I have not the smarts or patience for political office.

— Henry Rollins

We cannot learn real patience and tolerance from a guru or a friend. They can be practiced only when we come in contact with someone who creates unpleasant experiences.

— Dalai Lama XIV

If chess has any relationship to film-making, it would be in the way it helps you develop patience and discipline in choosing between alternatives at a time when an impulsive decision seems very attractive.

— Stanley Kubrick

Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.

— Nicholas Brendon

The patience that goes with the game, the little things that go along with the game, you have so much more time to think in golf than you do in football – you have to keep your thoughts positive. I’m not sure I’ve got that mastered.

— John Elway

I believe there’s too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.

— Bob Woodward

Golf is all about patience – one tournament is four days long, 18 holes a day.

— Lindsey Vonn

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.

— Cleveland Amory

Patience is only called patience when it ends up with results that Justify the time awaited, the emotions given and the tears spent.

— Sameh Elsayed

Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.

— Abigail Adams, The Quotable Abigail Adams

There is no such a rule that patience leads to salvation! Patience can lead to salvation or it can lead to disaster. Every inaction or every action is open to all the possibilities!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

It is one thing to train officers on fighting crime. It is a whole other thing to train them to build friendships and relationships, which are integral to fighting crime. This takes time, effort, and patience on the part of police officers.

— Rahm Emanuel

Best to introduce yourself to patience now, so that it might find you when you call upon it later.

— Tahereh Mafi, Furthermore

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.

— James Russell Lowell

It’s okay to be impatient. As long as you show your patience on the outside.

— Lisa M. Cronkhite, Disconnected

Making a name for yourself comes from cultivating endurance and patience that even angels will love to have

— Sunday Adelaja

Art is neither a muscle nor a cure for ugliness. Ugliness has its own reasons and convictions to stay here. Art has a patience of a civilized, patience to withhold the gentleness of the civilization.

— Ashutosh Gupta, The Constituents of Virtue

You never know how long it will take. The route to success is unpredictable. So pack the essentials: parcels of love and peace, packets of patience and hope, and bundles of perseverance!

— Manuela George-Izunwa

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

Ultimately, knowing God and reading the Word, it helps with patience with people, understanding, empathy and sympathy that they might not have that I have. If God gave it to me, why not exercise it?

— Trai Byers

I make really good pasta sauce. The secret to getting it right is just patience and love.

— Banks

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.

— George Savile

Patience is the path to opportunities. We gain patience through prayer and meditation. Within that vein, we never consider ourselves having failed.

— Ellen J. Barrier

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.

— Mahatma Gandhi

What we all need to do is find the wellspring that keeps us going, that gives us the strength and patience to keep up this struggle for a long time.

— Winona LaDuke

Oh, I’ve no patience with these romances. They’re the ruin of all order. It’s a thousand pities they ever happened

— D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover

I don’t have a lot of patience for stories in which women are rescued by men.

— Neil Gaiman

The companion of patience is silence.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

I don’t have a lot of patience for boring arthouse movies.

— Zoe Kazan

My experience with age it instills a degree of patience in some, leaves the virtuous spiritually unchanged, feeds the character defects in others, and brings little wisdom to any of us.

— James Lee Burke, Crusader’s Cross

He wasn’t that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird

— Karen Chance

Behold we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job.

— Bible

In the calm of sweet communion Let thy daily work be done In the peace of soul-outpouring Care be banished patience won And if earth with its enchantments Seek thy spirit to enthrall Ere thou listen ere thou answer Turn to Jesus tell Him all.

— G. M. Taylor

If you have the dedication, means and patience to treat your daily struggle, like a step towards success, something bigger will come your way.

— Auliq Ice

Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things – of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires.

— Sheri L. Dew

Peace is a product of both patience and persistence.

— Camron Wright, The Rent Collector

Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. …live in the question.

— Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Be the patience you seek

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

My Love tears me between the addiction of patience and urge of infinite desire

— Seema Gupta

When one does a thing, it appears good, otherwise one would not write it. Only later comes reflection, and one discards or accepts the thing. Time is the best censor, and patience a most excellent teacher.

— Frédéric Chopin

In patience endurance, we know the faith of being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Deeply convinced of the reality of the divine will, he (Lincoln) had no patience at all with any who were perfectly sure they knew the details of the divine will.

— Elton Trueblood, Abraham Lincoln: Lessons in Spiritual Leadership

There’s a limit to my patience with anything that smacks of metaphysics. I squirm at the mention of “mind expansion” or “warm healing energy.” I don’t like drum circles, public nudity or strangers touching my feet.

— Koren Zailckas, Fury: A Memoir

I would love to write a screenplay for ‘Badlands’ one day. I don’t think I could ever have the patience to do it I don’t even have the patience to write songs. I write some of the shortest songs ever because I don’t have the patience.

— Halsey

There was a solid year and a half, perhaps two years, after making ‘Temple Grandin, ‘ when I didn’t do anything. I just didn’t have much patience for roles that were silly, or light, or inconsequential.

— Claire Danes

If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success.

— Sri Chinmoy

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.

— Tertullian

I’ve learned the importance of loving what you do. I have also learned more patience due to the nature of the music business.

— Randy Travis

be determined with patience that’s it.. game is yours..

— kurbhatt

The Italians are not indulgent, as Americans are. They don’t have the patience to teach young singers how to move. They think you should learn in school.

— Marcello Giordani

Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication; this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior.

— Charles Sturt

If you can control your behavior when everything around you is out of control, you can model for your children a valuable lesson in patience and understanding…and snatch an opportunity to shape character.

— Jane Clayson Johnson, I Am a Mother

Everyone is given one gift, a reason for being, and it’s our obligation to do something with it. Obviously, it’s a challenge – but if you’re not taking the bull by the horns, I have no patience for you. You’re just taking up space.

— Melissa Rosenberg

A new planting is like having another child, requiring patience and sacrifice and a resounding optimism for the future

— David Mas Masumoto

The chemist who can extract from his heart’s elements compassion respect longing patience regret surprise and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.

— Kahlil Gibran

That’s why I never became a director. I never had patience with people.

— Ray Harryhausen

It’s a very old idea that patience leads to skills, of course – but it seems urgent now that we go further than this and think about patience itself as the skill to be learned.

— Jennifer L. Roberts

My parents were supportive of my creativity but did not have a lot of patience for whimsy with zero production value. They had stuff to do.

— Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Any methodology for developing patience requires a multi-tiered approach.

— Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains losses and disappointments but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

— Joseph Addison

Learning patience was not an easy lesson.

— Michael Douglas

I have no patience with dinosaurs.

— Adam West

Give me the discipline to get rid of the stuff that’s not important, the freedom to savor the stuff that gives me joy, and the patience not to worry about the stuff that’s messy but not hurting anybody.

— Vinita Hampton Wright, Simple Acts of Moving Forward: A Little Book About Getting Unstuck

All through my life, I have been tested. My will has been tested, my courage has been tested, my strength has been tested. Now my patience and endurance are being tested.

— Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life’s Journey

True patience is grounded in wisdom & compassion.

— Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

It takes patience to make a man – the patience to listen, watch and wait.

— Ogwo David Emenike

Difficult years lie ahead, patience is required.

— Yiannis Stournaras

So it’s been a slow process and it’s taken some patience. That’s why patients are called patients I think – patience is required.

— Bowie Kuhn

I pack a toothbrush, toothpaste, and deodorant. That’s it. I don’t have the time or patience for anything else. I’m a natural kind of guy. I don’t style my hair – never learned how.

— Paul Walker

Anything can become a children’s book if you give it to a child…Children are actually the best (and worst) audience for literature because they have no patience with pretence.

— Orson Scott Card

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

— Saint Francis de Sales

Real patience is not the same as waiting impatiently for something for a long time. Patience is having patience with patience.

— H.M. Forester

I’ve said my patience is not infinite.

— Darrell Issa

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

When expectations delay for too long, doubt draw nearer in haste and patience goes farther

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Leofric met her eye, his own gaze hard. He was clearly losing patience with her. “This is life, ” he snapped. “It’s not sweet and it’s not pretty—but before you look at me with scorn remember I’ve just saved both our lives.

— Jayne Castel, The Whispering Wind

We can only bear the fruit of patience when we have something to be patient about.

— Melissa B. Kruger, Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood: An Eleven-Week Devotional Bible Study

It is often only in our trials that we become aware that our courage or patience or faith could use some polish.

— Auliq-Ice

But now books and men had gone their separate ways. Who has the patience for a book? Only a book.

— John M. Keller, Abracadabrantesque

Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward…just patience and faith.

— Cristina Marrero

Sometimes, just be. Do not think or worry, do not get angry under stress. Just pray and keep your faith in the Lord. Keep patience and see how well things will work out for you!

— Sanchita Pandey, Voyage to Happiness!

Unless there was an open heart, and caring hands, and listening ears, the children will not be able to correct their steps alone, or overcome their wrong habits that still need their parents’ efforts, patience and big and continuous support.

— Maryam Abdullah Alnaymi

Silence is victory and patience is glory.Let silence speak our identityand let patience keep our dignity.

— Aram Seriteratai

Nothing is so rewarding than the patience that you take to go over the ramps of life. They may slow you down, but you are an unstoppable hero. Keep driving!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The secret of patience … to do something else in the meantime.

— Anonymous

I want all my drems to come true, But for that I have to keep patience and burn the midnight oil.

— Rahul Rawat

Tolerance is not infinite patience, but slain patience; patience that has lost its hope and love and has thrown in the towel.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

Yeah. I know why she cuts. I just don’t know the seed-reason. It’s deep inside her, and it’ll take time and patience to get it out of her.

— Jasinda Wilder, Falling into You

Our experience is coloured through and through by books and plays and the cinema, and it takes patience and skill to disentangle the things we have really learned from life for ourselves.

— C.S. Lewis

If it pleases Him to bid our patience exercise itself, shall He not do as He wills with His own!

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

We best learn patience by practicing it.

— Jim Elliot

Why is patience so important?””Because it makes us pay attention.

— Paulo Coelho

A smile and patience are two things that can never be over applied.

— Gary Rudz

Hardship is a legitimate test of character, resilience a legitimate sign of strength and patience a legitimate mark of faith.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.

— Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Have patience or be a patient. Have patience in preparatory moments or be a patient after preparatory moments

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

If you will have patience in difficulties you know the Holy Spirit is within you, if you will also have the strength to be thankful in troubles than is when the Holy Spirit shines through you.

— Arsenie Boca

Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Nothing lasts forever, even the hardships of life they too fade away with time, but what makes them hard is to have patience and not to loose hope

— Harsh vyas

I have patience in all things – as far as the antechamber.

— Gustave Flaubert, Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour

Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.

— Shannon L. Alder

Faith often comes from patience and remembering that sometimes patience is taking a deep breath and listening to that little voice on the inside saying, ‘Don’t worry, everything is going to be all right.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain: The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

I will exercise patience and will provide all facts to the general public.

— Yingluck Shinawatra

I see I have this patience to wait it out, and the truth is no matter how dark I feel I would never take my own life, because when the darkness is over, then what a blessing is the feeblest ray of light!

— Valerie Martin, Mary Reilly

Generations of gun owners have taught their sons and daughters that it takes as much patience and skill to be a good shot as it does to be a good steward of a powerful weapon.

— Gabrielle Giffords

Wait and see the steps you should or should not have taken, and you shall understand patience and impatience better!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Religion, Philosophy and life

With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

— Chinese proverb

Patience, he thought. So much of this was patience – waiting, and thinking and doing things right. So much of all this, so much of all living was patience and thinking.

— Gary Paulsen, Hatchet

But my patience isn’t limitless… unlike my authority.

— Dan Abnett, Xenos

Hope and patience are two sovereign remedies for all the surest reposals the softest cushions to lean on in adversity.

— Robert Burton

Love, compassion, and patience bring peace.

— Debasish Mridha

The lions taught me photography. They taught me patience and the sense of beauty, a beauty that penetrates you.

— Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.

— Bret Harte

It takes time, patience and endurance to become a devout Muslim. No one, not even God, expects anyone to become an angel overnight. That’s fortunate, I thought, because I sensed that the road ahead might be a long one

— Kristiane Backer, From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life

Approaching this day with optimism and fire, with patience and determination, with compassion and love.

— Scott Stabile

He who can have patience can have what he will.

— Benjamin Franklin

Nature thrives on patience man on impatience.

— Paul Boese

One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.

— Carl Hiaasen

Nature time and patience are the three great physicians.

— H. G. Bohn

I have an equal amount of patience as my grade-school children, which is not great.

— Mike D

God’s favor floats as it were over all this and finds joy in turning all those miseries to the greater profit of those who love Him. From toil He makes patience spring forth.

— Francis de Sales

Hungry men are not known for their patience or their kindness.

— Karen Essex, Pharaoh

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.

— Sammy Davis Jr.

Trials teach us patience and patience leads us to a place of hope

— Paul Gitwaza

A final word: I am not knowledgeable about the internet. I do not have a computer. I guess that at 74 years of age, I don’t have the patience to learn.

— David Wilkerson

I have never been nervous in all my life and I have no patience with people who are. If you know what you are going to do you have no reason to be nervous. And I knew what I was going to do.

— Mary Garden

Endurance is patience concentrated.

— Thomas Carlyle

She had a way about her that spoke of homemade bread, and caring for people, and the kind of patience that women have when they help a ewe birth a lamb, or stay up in the night with a baby calf bawling for its momma.

— James Aura, When Saigon Surrendered: A Kentucky Mystery

So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won’t have the patience to pick them out.

— Martin Yan

The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms.

— Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

Find patience in the breath of life.

— Ryunosuke Satoro

Like anyone, you could love someone, and it doesn’t mean that you’re equipped or you were taught or have the patience or the love or the wherewithal to be a good parent. One has nothing to do with the other.

— Elizabeth Rodriguez

Because you don’t learn anything unless you can find the patience to read. TV takes that away from you. It robs you from your mind.

— Markus Zusak, Underdog

You have to find the peace and patience within yourself to be a model and an example to others and not judge.

— Judith Light

Show me a man who mistakes patience for weakness and I’ll show you a fool.

— DeWayne Owens

God know that a mother need fortitude and courage and tolerance and flexibility and patience and firmness and nearly every other brave aspect of the human soul.

— Phyllis McGinley

[S]how yourself a Christian, by suffering without murmuring; – in patience possess your soul: they lose nothing who gain Christ.

— Samuel Rutherford, A Selection from His Letters

Motivation and patience are most important inputs for your successful life flowchart.


When I have a job to do, time means nothing. I lose patience with people who work on a clock.

— Don Cornelius

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

— Rudyard Kipling

I worry that business leaders are more interested in material gain than they are in having the patience to build up a strong organization, and a strong organization starts with caring for their people.

— John Wooden

I would say I’m a boss who’s learning, and I hope people have the patience for the fact that I’m learning along the way because that’s a tough thing.

— Sophia Amoruso

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.

— George Santayana

Secretary of War Stanton used to get out of patience with Lincoln because he was all the time pardoning men who ought to be shot.

— Elihu Root

Love is an admiration that comes with patience. Lust is an admiration that comes with impatience. In all, admiration is common but patience is not!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

When I first started submitting my work professionally – and we’re talking years and years ago – I had no patience for editorial response times. I hated waiting to hear back from people, hated waiting to see my work in print.

— Cullen Bunn

I’m not most people. I have no patience for those who can’t execute a plan with elegance.

— David Iserson

You need time, perseverance, and patience to develop the character and abilities required for success.

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

As for goals, I don’t set myself those anymore. I’m not one of these ‘I must have achieved this and that by next year’ kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end.

— Paul Kane

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.

— Elbert Hubbard

When I returned from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972, my father was running a forging business with a turnover of Rs 3.5 crore. But I had no patience and wanted to grow the business via exports.

— Baba Kalyani

Like stones words are laborious and unforgiving and the fitting of them together like the fitting of stones demands great patience and strength of purpose and particular skill.

— Edmund Morrison

life weighs heavy upon my shoulders and patience starts wearing thin, it is divine hope and dreams which sustain me, pushing me forth against the wind.

— Terry A. O’Neal