Patience Quotes (203)

Quotes and citations about patience


God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it-but God is building this thing.

By : Willie Aames

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Patience is passion tamed.

By : Lyman Abbott

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Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.

By : Gerry Adams

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

By : John Quincy Adams

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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.

By : Jenny Agutter

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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.

By : Cleveland Amory

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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.

By : Thomas Aquinas

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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.

By : Corazon Aquino

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Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.

By : Matthew Arnold

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Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.

By : W. H. Auden

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Patience is the companion of wisdom.

By : Saint Augustine

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

By : Francis Bacon

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There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.

By : Abu Bakr

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People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient.

By : Ernie Banks

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

By : Ambrose Bierce

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Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.

By : Ambrose Bierce

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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?

By : Jim Bishop

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If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors.

By : Hans Blix

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He preacheth patience that never knew pain.

By : H. G. Bohn

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

By : Hal Borland

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If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

By : Hal Borland

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

By : Julie Bowen

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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.

By : Paul Bremer

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If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.

By : Jimmy Breslin

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Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.

By : Rita Mae Brown

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As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future.

By : Thomas Edward Brown

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Our patience will achieve more than our force.

By : Edmund Burke

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I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.

By : George W. Bush

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It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

By : Julius Caesar

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Endurance is patience concentrated.

By : Thomas Carlyle

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God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.

By : Richard Cecil

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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.

By : Charlie Chaplin

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

By : Cesar Chavez

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Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.

By : Lord Chesterfield

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Patience is sorrow's salve.

By : Charles Churchill

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Patience is the art of hoping.

By : Luc de Clapier

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

By : Wilkie Collins

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Patience is the support of weakness

By : Charles Caleb Colton

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

By : James J. Corbett

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The greatest power is often simple patience.

By : E. Joseph Cossman

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