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Patience Quotes

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

Author: Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

Profession: British Author of Prose, Verse

Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.

Author: Jean De La Fontaine (1621-1695)

Profession: French Poet

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.

Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906)

Profession: American Author

All things come round to him who will but wait.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

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.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience.

Author: Sri Anandamayi Ma (1896-1982)

Profession: Bengali Spiritual Teacher

To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success.

Author: Joseph De Maistre (1753-1821)

Profession: French Diplomat, Philosopher

Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.

Author: Philip Massinger (1583-1640)

Profession: British Dramatist

Patience permits us to cling to our faith in the Lord when we are tossed about by suffering as if by surf. When the undertow grasps us we will realize that we are somehow being carried forward even as we tumble. We are actually being -helped even as we cry for help.

Author: Neal A. Maxwell


Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.

Author: Bill Mcglashen


They also serve who only stand and wait.

Author: John Milton (1608-1674)

Profession: British Poet

Patience is the key to contentment.

Author: Mohammed

Profession: Meccan Spiritual Leader

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

Consider the hour-glass; there is nothing to be accomplished by rattling or shaking; you have to wait patiently until the sand, grain by grain, has run from one funnel into the other.

Author: John Christian Morgenstern


You will conquer by patience.

Author: Motto