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All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it. ~Thomas Kempis

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

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

Beware the fury of a patient man. ~John Dryden

Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom. ~Alice Walker

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. ~Abu Bakr

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. ~John Ruskin

Endurance is patience concentrated. ~Thomas Carlyle

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts. ~James Russell Lowell

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~Harriet Tubman

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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

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

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

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience. ~John Updike

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else. ~George Savile

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. ~Moliere

Abused patience turns to fury. ~Thomas Fuller

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish. ~David Mallet

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity. ~Sammy Davis, Jr.

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Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. ~May Sarton

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health. ~Michel de Montaigne

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

Find patience in the breath of life. ~Ryunosuke Satoro

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. ~John Burroughs

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. ~Laurence J. Peter

Gardeners are good at nurturing, and they have a great quality of patience, they're tender. They have to be persistent. ~Ralph Fiennes

Genius is eternal patience. ~Michelangelo

Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience. ~George-Louis de Buffon

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. ~Willie Aames

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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

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. ~Saint Francis de Sales

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. ~Saadi

He that can have patience can have what he will. ~Benjamin Franklin

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love. ~Rudyard Kipling

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. ~Tertullian

Hopelessness has surprised me with patience. ~Margaret J. Wheatley

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

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

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? ~William Shakespeare

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Humility is attentive patience. ~Simone Weil

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

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

I don't play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul. ~Dick Dale

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

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. ~Lao Tzu

I have not the smarts or patience for political office. ~Henry Rollins

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory. ~Anthony Hamilton

I think I have more patience now than I did in the past. ~T. Boone Pickens

If I could have one prayer answered, I would pray for patience. ~Debra Winger

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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

I'm terrible with patience. ~Katherine Heigl

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

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

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy. ~Khaleda Zia

It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. ~Elizabeth Taylor

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness. ~George Santayana

I've said my patience is not infinite. ~Darrell Issa

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience. ~Kin Hubbard

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

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

My advice to someone to follow in my footsteps is to have patience. I've been doing this for twelve years. ~Christina Milian

My mum told me to have patience. It's about realising that when things aren't going the way you want them to, or you don't have inspiration, it will come. ~Vanessa Paradis

No, I will be the pattern of all patience; I will say nothing. ~William Shakespeare

No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience. ~Star Jones

One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life. ~Chinese Proverb

One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb. ~Carl Hiaasen

Our patience will achieve more than our force. ~Edmund Burke

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

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains. ~William Penn

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Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. ~John Quincy Adams

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness. ~Thomas Huxley

Patience and time do more than strength or passion. ~Jean de La Fontaine

Patience is a most necessary qualification for business; many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request. ~Lord Chesterfield

Patience is also a form of action. ~Auguste Rodin

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. ~Soren Kierkegaard

Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead. ~Mac McCleary

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. ~Barbara Johnson

Patience is the art of hoping. ~Luc de Clapiers

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Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. ~Plautus

Patience is the companion of wisdom. ~St. Augustine

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

Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength. ~Charles Caleb Colton

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. ~Napoleon Hill

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Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity. ~Thomas Hardy

Patience: A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue. ~Ambrose Bierce

Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience. ~Thomas Perry

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

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

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Some things end before they begin. And even so, they teach us valuable lessons. ~Charlles Nunes

Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. ~Peter Marshall

Thank God my parents had an abundance of patience. ~Lexa Doig

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

The greatest power is often simple patience. ~E. Joseph Cossman

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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

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. ~George Washington

The principle part of faith is patience. ~George MacDonald

The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord's promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards. ~Charles Stanley

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. ~Leo Tolstoy

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We had great faith that with patience, understanding, and education, that my family and I could be helpful in changing their minds and attitudes around. ~Ryan White

We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own. ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

When I was 20, I thought I was 30 - but I was so far from it. When you're young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience. ~Elisha Cuthbert

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul. ~Francis Bacon

With love and patience, nothing is impossible. ~Daisaku Ikeda

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

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

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