Quotes on “Patience”

//Quotes on “Patience”

Quotes on “Patience”

Patience … begins by feeling the pain of suffering, the emotional upheaval of adversity or anger, and then acts to take charge of those feelings and keep myself under control.

“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
1672-1719, British Essayist, Poet, Statesman
“There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.”
  Jean De La Bruyère
1645-1696, French Classical Writer
“Our patience will achieve more than our force.”
  Edmund Burke
1729-1797, British Political Writer, Statesman
“It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.”
  Horace Bushnell
1802-1876, American Congregational Minister, Theologian
Patience is the most necessary quality for business. Many a man would rather you hear his story than grant his request.”
  Lord Chesterfield
1694-1773, British Statesman, Author
“Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.”
  Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow — that is patience.”
  Source Unknown
“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
1567-1622, Roman Catholic Bishop, Writer
“Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.”
  Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
1759-1805, German Dramatist, Poet, Historian
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”
  Jean Jacques Rousseau
1712-1778, Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist
“He that can have patience can have what he will.”
  Benjamin Franklin
1706-1790, American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.”
  Arnold H. Glasgow
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.”
  Thomas Hardy
1840-1928, British Novelist, Poet
“Let this be understood, then at starting; that the patient conquest of difficulties which rise in the regular and legitimate channels of business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success which you seek but is essential to the preparation of your mind, requisite for the enjoyment of your success, and for retaining them when granted. So, day by day, and week by week; so month after month, and year after year, work on, and in that process gain strength and symmetry, and nerve and knowledge, that when success, patiently and bravely worked for, shall come, it may find you prepared to receive it and keep it.”
  Josiah Gilbert Holland
1819-1881, American Author
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.”
  Barbara Johnson
“Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait — not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion.”
  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1819-1892, American Poet

 

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