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35+ Quotes About Patience

Sometimes it’s difficult to be patient, but the waiting can yield a better outcome or change your perspective. Here are 35+ inspiring patience quotes and quotes about patience.

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“Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

“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

Quotes About Patience
Quotes About Patience

“Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.” – Jean de La Fontaine

“Learn to stand back when the time is not yet ripe and to strike fiercely when it has reached fruition.” – Robert Greene

“Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama

“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

“All human power is a compound of time and patience.” – Honore de Balzac

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey

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

“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.” – May Sarton

“The greatest power is often simple patience.” – E. Joseph Cossman

“Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace.” – Brian L. Weiss

“There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.” – Joseph Roux

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

“Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They’re opportunities to learn patience.” – Scott Curran

“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.” – Helen Keller

“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

“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

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

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

“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“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

“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

“Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” – Paulo Coelho

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“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

“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.” – Ovid

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” – Robert H. Schuller

“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

“Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.” – Bruce Lee

“Patience is a key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through a cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends, and a live a happier life.” – Steve Maraboli

“You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.” – Craig Bruce

“Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.” – Mother Teresa

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