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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.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
James Russell Lowell
All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.
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.
All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.
Thomas a Kempis
I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.
Bear patiently with a rival.
Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.
No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
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.
God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
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.
An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person.
There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.
Everyone is given one gift, a reason for being, and it's our obligation to do something with it. Obviously, it's a challenge - but if you're not taking the bull by the horns, I have no patience for you. You're just taking up space.
Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me.
Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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