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I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
When someone is impatient and says, 'I haven't got all day,' I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day?
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
W. H. Auden
A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
I am a very impatient director.
I have a very sharp tongue, I'm very impatient, and it's a lifelong struggle.
I was as impatient about finding my dream man as I was about everything else I wanted.
About my career I was serious and earnest, sometimes impatient.
There is a Passion natural to the Mind of man, especially a free Man, which renders him impatient of Restraint.
I am very impatient.
We read too much Shakespeare at school, and view our parliamentary politics as dynastic drama, in which an impatient crown prince frets at his long subordination and begins to scheme for the throne he knows he merits, was promised and has earned.
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
William Ellery Channing
EVOO is extra-virgin olive oil. I first coined 'EVOO' on my cooking show because saying 'extra virgin olive oil' over and over was wordy, and I'm an impatient girl - that's why I make 30-minute meals!
Bloomberg is famously impatient with beltway politics and believes that to get anything done you need to work from the ground up.
An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person.
I have to try different things to see what works best. Other people get impatient with that.
Old people are often impatient, but for what?
To be perfectly honest, I think that as I'm growing older, I'm just growing more impatient. I'll be very happy if at some point people say, 'Michael's grown wiser and softer in his old age.' But we'll have to wait and see what my next project is.
I'm sure I am impatient sometimes. I sure do get angry sometimes. I think it's outrageous how hard it is to get this country to feed its children and to take care of its children, to give them a decent education.
Marian Wright Edelman
I'm incredibly impatient; I'd like to be less so, and more content with the now.
I'm impatient sometimes.
Now, I'm the most impatient person that ever walked the planet. However: for the best, you always wait.
Amateurs in professional situations make me very impatient.
I've always been very impatient. At age 10 I frankly found life boring, and I can remember age 9 having the awful thought, as it seems now looking back on it, A war! That should liven things up a bit!
The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it. Most people are so impatient; they just assume that the person with hearing loss is being rude, or slow-witted.
I'm impatient. I get twitchy. When I get that feeling I just go out and make something happen.
I'm not formal and I'm impatient. So I think my team would say that when she starts tapping her pen and the leg starts moving quickly, that it's time to move on. I'm not good at long, drawn-out kinds of sessions.
Anne M. Mulcahy
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