Patience Quotes (164)

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... view

By: Willie Aames

Patience is passion tamed... view

By: Lyman Abbott

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... view

By: Gerry Adams

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

By: John Quincy Adams

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... view

By: Jenny Agutter

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... view

By: Cleveland Amory

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... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

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... view

By: Corazon Aquino

Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair... view

By: Matthew Arnold

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

By: W. H. Auden

Patience is the companion of wisdom... view

By: Saint Augustine

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

By: Francis Bacon

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... view

By: Abu Bakr

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... view

By: Ernie Banks

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

By: Ambrose Bierce

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

By: Ambrose Bierce

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?.. view

By: Jim Bishop

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... view

By: Hans Blix

He preacheth patience that never knew pain... view

By: H. G. Bohn

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

By: Hal Borland

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

By: Hal Borland

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

By: Julie Bowen

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... view

By: Paul Bremer

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... view

By: Jimmy Breslin

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience... view

By: Rita Mae Brown

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... view

By: Thomas Edward Brown

Our patience will achieve more than our force... view

By: Edmund Burke

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... view

By: George W. Bush

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

By: Julius Caesar

Endurance is patience concentrated... view

By: Thomas Carlyle

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... view

By: Richard Cecil

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... view

By: Charlie Chaplin

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

By: Cesar Chavez

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

By: Lord Chesterfield

Patience is sorrow's salve... view

By: Charles Churchill

Patience is the art of hoping... view

By: Luc de Clapier

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

By: Wilkie Collins

Patience is the support of weakness.. view

By: Charles Caleb Colton

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

By: James J. Corbett

The greatest power is often simple patience... view

By: E. Joseph Cossman