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

“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” – Greek proverb

“Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up.” – Buddha

“Slow and steady wins the race.” – Aesop 

“It’s not imagination on my part when I say that to look up at the sky, the clouds, the moon, and the stars make me calm and patient.” – Anne Frank

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.” – Arnold H. Glasow

“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.” – Jarod Kintz

“Successful people know the difference between patience and procrastination.” – Unknown

“My hopes are not always realized but I always hope.” – Ovid

“But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.” 

“Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves.” – Tony Gaskins

“All good things come to he who waits.” – Proverb

“Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.” – Herman Hesse

“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

“With love and patience, nothing is impossible.” – Daisaku Ikeda

“I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.” – Paulo Coelho

“He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.” – Francis Bacon

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“Learn to see – accustoming the eye to calm, to patience, to letting-things-come-to-it; learning to defer judgment, to encircle and encompass the question on all sides.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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“Give everything you’ve got. Then rest and wait. Then repeat, until achieved.” –  Maxime Lagacé

“The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.” – Erik Erikson

“Perfect love is perfectly patient.” – Neal A. Maxwell

“Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I’d rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I’d rather have a no, then nothing.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

“It will happen but it will take time.” – John Bowlby

“Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.” – William Penn

“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” – Greek proverb

“You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.” – Euripides 

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy

“A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.” – George Savile

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” – Unknown

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

“Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.” – Eknath Easwaran

“Patience is not just about waiting for something. It’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” – A. Milne

“Patience is the art of hoping.” – Luc de Clapiers

“I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.” – Greg Behrendt

“To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden.” – Seneca

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“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” – A. Milne 

“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

“Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.” – Virgil

“Who is happy? The man with low expectations. Who is successful? The man with high expectations. Who is wise? The man with patience.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Many men think he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.” – B.C. Forbes

“Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.” – Laurence J. Peter

“All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.” – Thomas Fuller

“Patience is poultice for all wounds.” – Irish proverb

“Slow is every foot on an unknown path.” – Irish proverb

“Haste has no blessing.” – Swahili saying

“Hard work combined with patience is a superpower.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Be impatient with actions but patient with results.” – Naval Ravikant

“There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.” – Sivananda Saraswati

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

“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

“The more you ask how much longer it will take, the longer the journey seems.” – Maori saying

“At the gate of patience there is no crowding.” – Moroccan saying

“Impatience may be a virtue if you have to write for today’s generation.” – Haresh Sippy

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

“Bear and forbear. “ – Unknown

Patience is the key to paradise


“Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it.” –  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“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

“Patience in all things is your crucial shield.” – Robert Greene 

“Patience is a conquering virtue.” – Geoffrey Chaucer

“Patience isn’t a virtue; it’s a necessity.” – Lou Holtz

“Endurance is patience concentrated.” – Thomas Carlyle

“If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” – Hal Borland

“The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.” – Seneca

“A leaf that is destined to grow large is full of grooves and wrinkles at the start. Now if one has no patience and wants it smooth offhand like a willow leaf, there is trouble ahead.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Patience, a willingness to completely surrender to the process, and the importance of listening.” – Unknown

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

“Everything comes if a man will only wait.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”- Confucius

“Nothing else is necessary but these – love, sincerity, and patience.” – Swami Vivekananda 

“Patience is the key to paradise.” – Turkish proverb

“Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.” – Robert Greene

“Our patience will achieve more than our force.” – Edmund Burke

“Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.” –  Francis Bacon

“Grain by grain a loaf, stone by stone, a castle.” – Yugoslavian saying

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“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau 

“All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope.” – Alexandre Dumas

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein

“Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.” – Vera Nazarian 

“The salt of patience seasons everything.” – Italian saying

“We suffer more in imagination than in reality.” – Seneca

“What may not be altered is made lighter by patience.” – Horace

“He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin 

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” – Abraham Lincoln

“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.” – Margaret Thatcher

“Patience is a key element of success.” – Bill Gates

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

“The continuous drip polishes the stone.” – Peruvian saying

“All good things arrive unto them that wait – and don’t die in the meantime.” – Mark Twain

“Drive slow and enjoy the scenery – drive fast and join the scenery.” – Douglas Horton

“Patience is the art of hoping.” – Luc de Clapiers

“While we wait for life, life passes.” – Seneca

“Time discovers truth.” – Seneca

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” – Saadi 

“Misfortune is the test of a person’s merit.” – Seneca

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“Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise.” – Unknown

“You don’t get the things you dream of, you get the things that you work for.” – Ursula Callistis

“The funny thing about the heart is a soft heart is a strong heart, and a hard heart is a weak heart.” – Criss Jami

“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

“God will bring the right person into your life at the right time. Always believe that! If they are not there, God isn’t finished yet!” – Shannon L. Alder


“Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.” – Swahili proverb

“Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Impatience only makes you look weak. It is a principal impediment to power.” – Robert Greene

“Keep the faith. The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment you’re about to give up hope.” – Unknown

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – St. Augustine


“Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation.” – Josiah Gilbert Holland

“Hope is patience with the lamp lit.” – Tertullian

“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 Bruyere

“Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it’s worth the wait.” – Unknown


“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

“Our patience will achieve more than our force.” – Edmund Burke

“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

“To lose patience is to lose the battle.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.” – Thomas a Kempis


“Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life.” –  Wilbert E. Scheer

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

“To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.” –  Marcus Aurelius

“The only thing that isn’t worthless: to live this life out truthfully and rightly. And be patient with those who don’t.” –  Marcus Aurelius

“A boxer derives the greatest advantage from his sparring partner – and my accuser is my sparring partner. He trains me in patience, civility and even temper.” –  Marcus Aurelius


“Stressors are everywhere. Each and every day, we run into situations that constantly test us, rob us of our patience, strip us of our sanity, impact our focus, and cause us to lose control of our days.”-  Colleen Archer

“Showing kindness, patience and faith in yourself when you do make mistakes.” – Eileen Rose Giadone

“When it comes to patience, we don’t have to change old habits; we can build better ones.” – Sue Bender

“The benefits of living a simple life are not immediate so be sure to have the patience to wait for the fruits of your efforts.” – Ryan Cooper

“I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end.” – Paul Kane