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Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass, and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
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.
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
James Russell Lowell
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.
Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
I have not the smarts or patience for political office.
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.
With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
I'd like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I've tried to meditate, but it's really hard for me to stay still. I'd like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can't shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key.
Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.
Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.
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