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Definition of Patience


  1. The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc.
  2. The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance.
  3. Constancy in labor or application; perseverance.
  4. Sufferance; permission.
  5. A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.
  6. Solitaire.

Patience Quotations

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

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
Carl Jung

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Napoleon Hill

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

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. - Saint Francis de Sales
Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.
Saint Francis de Sales
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Patience Translations

patience in Afrikaans is geduld
patience in Dutch is geduld, lijdzaamheid
patience in French is patience
patience in German is Geduld
patience in Italian is indulgenza
patience in Latin is patientia
patience in Spanish is paciencia

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