Patience Quotes

Patience is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. Patience is the level of endurance one can have before disrespect.

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

Patience may involve perseverance in the face of delay; tolerance of provocation without responding in disrespect/anger; or forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties, or being able to wait for a long amount of time without getting irritated or bored.

Here is a selection of some of the most inspiring quotes about patience: Short quotes on patience, faith and perseverance. The power of patience quotes. Inspirational quotes can lift your spirits and provide crucial life lessons. Quotes about patience, success & understanding.

Patience Quotes and Sayings

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

― Plautus

Even a snail will eventually reach its destination.

― Gail Tsukiyama

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

― Julius Caesar

It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself,than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all connected with you.

― Charlotte Bronte

Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace.

― Brian Weiss

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

Helen Keller

Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.

― Elon Musk

Patience, he thought. So much of this was patience - waiting, and thinking and doing things right. So much of all this, so much of all living was patience and thinking.

― Gary Paulsen

Flesh is willing, but the Soul requires Sisyphean patience for its song, Time, Hippocrates remarked, is short and Art is long.

― Charles Baudelaire

Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.

― Heraclitus

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

― Napoleon Hill

You're trying to eat grass that isn't there. Why don't you give it a chance to grow?

― Richard Adams

Patience ensures victory.

― Ali Ibn Abu-Talib

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

― Isaac Newton

To lose patience is to lose the battle.

Mahatma Gandhi

Sometimes things aren't clear right away. That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.

― Mary Pierce

Anyone can live in a house, but homes are created with patience, time and love.

― Jane Green

Tell me what's the difference between hope and waiting because my heart doesn't know It constantly cuts itself on the glass of waiting It constantly gets lost in the fog of hope.

― Anna Kamienska

Patience is the direct antithesis of anger.

― Allan Lokos

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.

― A.A. Milne

Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto.

― Steve Maraboli

If you're serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance, and your patience.

― Sheri L. Dew

Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you're going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries.

― Randy Johnson

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

― Joseph Addison

Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.

― Vera Nazarian

Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered, you will find life is easier.

― Catherine Pulsifer

When we are smitten, we await love to be "remontant" and to be blooming over and over again, like remontant roses, with blossoms scenting through all the seasons of life. Passion and patience are to be good allies, though.

― Erik Pevernagie

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Because paper has more patience than people.

― Anne Frank

The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.

Paulo Coelho

Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.

Leo Tolstoy

Endurance is patience concentrated.

― Thomas Carlyle

In the end we are always rewarded for our good will, our patience, fair-mindedness, and gentleness with what is strange.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.

― Arnold H. Glasow

There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.

― Swami Sivananda

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.

― Francis de Sales

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

― Rudyard Kipling

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

― Moliere

Humility is attentive patience.

― Simone Weil

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.

― Moliere

Waiting is a form of passive persistence.

― Ogwo David Emenike

Patience is a key element of success.

Bill Gates

Silence is victory and patience is glory. Let silence speak our identity and let patience keep our dignity.

― Aram Seriteratai

One minute of patience, ten years of peace.

― Greek proverb

When we get impatient because something is taking too long, we should remember that Life waits on us a thousand times more than we wait on Life.

― Laura Teresa Marquez

Who is the great man? He who is strongest in patience. He who patiently endures injury, and maintains a blameless life--he is a man indeed!

― H. P. Blavatsky

Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation.

― Gustave Flaubert

He who can have patience can have what he will.

Benjamin Franklin

And St. Francis said: My dear son, be patient, because the weaknesses of the body are given to us in this world by God for the salvation of the soul. So they are of great merit when they are borne patiently.

― Francis of Assisi

A moment of patience in a moment of anger prevents a thousand moments of regret.

― Ali ibn Abi Talib

Other people can't cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don't make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness.

― Lama Surya Das

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

― Daisaku Ikeda

Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.

― Elisabeth Elliott

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.

― George L. Jackson

Everything comes if a man will only wait.

― Benjamin Disraeli

Purity, patience and perseverance are the three essentials to success and above all love.

― Swami Vivekananda

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.

― Holbrook Jackson

And sure enough, even waiting will end...if you can just wait long enough.

― William Faulkner

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

― Barbara Johnson

The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.

― Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Patience is also a form of action.

― Auguste Rodin

I'm inclined to reserve all judgments, a habit that has opened up many curious natures to me and also made me the victim of not a few veteran bores.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.

― Jarod Kintz

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

― Francis Bacon

What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation.

― Steve Maraboli

Patience is a conquering virtue.

― Geoffrey Chaucer

Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I'll tell you what you'll get trials!

― Joyce Meyer

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

― John Quincy Adams

We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.

― Cornel West

It will happen but it will take time.

― John Bowlby

The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.

― Dalai Lama

Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.

Jane Austen

Be patient. Everything is coming together.

― Anonymous

If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.

― Dalai Lama

Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.

― Ray A. Davis

Well, we must wait for the future to show.

― Virginia Woolf

Fear both the heat and the cold of your heart, and try to have patience, if you can.

― J.R.R. Tolkien

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.

― Victor Hugo

Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing the rose, looking at the night and seeing the day. Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full.

― Rumi

What is a woman's greatest virtue? Patience.

― India Edghill

Find patience in the breath of life.

― Ryunosuke Satoro

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.

― Thomas Aquinas

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.

― William Golding

Abused patience turns to fury.

― Thomas Fuller

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

― John Ruskin

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.

― George Santayana

Patience is supported and nurtured by a quality of forgiveness.

― Allan Lokos

The strength of patience hangs on our capacity to believe that God is up to something good for us in all our delays and detours.

― John Piper

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

― Aristotle

With the infinite patience of one who has learned to live broken, he awaited her return.

― Laini Taylor

Having patience always gives you what you deserve.

― Fatma Alfalasi

Patience is like ice cold water runing truth your veins, but our love will be immense.

― Alejandro Perez

Those speak foolishly who ascribe their anger or their impatience to such as offend them or to tribulation. Tribulation does not make people impatient, but proves that they are impatient. So everyone may learn from tribulation how his heart is constituted.

― Martin Luther

When you're dependent on others for the slightest gesture, you have to be friends with the big hand of the clock. Patience is an art that is learned patiently.

― Grand corps malade

Patience and Silence had one beautiful daughter. And her name was Vengeance.

― Amie Kaufman

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

― Lao Tzu

Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.

― Mother Teresa

Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?

― Lao Tzu

We need patient people who are able to endure the toughest disciplines.

― Samael Aun Weor

Every age, and especially our own, stands in need of a Diogenes; but the difficulty is in finding men who have the courage to be one, and men who have the patience to endure one.

― Jean le Rond d'Alembert

Love isn't something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn't a feeling, it is a practice.

― Erich Fromm

The skill I was learning was a crucial one, the patience to read things I could not yet understand.

― Tara Westover

Genius is eternal patience.

― Michelangelo

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.

― Guy Kawasaki

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

― Thomas Huxley

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world.

― Harriet Tubman

Give Happiness, Patience, kindness, and Care, and the pain goes away. Then only love remains.

― Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

He means to succeed, and a man who has centuries before him can afford to wait and to go slow.

― Bram Stoker

We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.

― Malcolm X

Cultivate your craft. Water it daily, pour some tender loving care into it, and watch it grow. Remember that a plant doesn't sprout immediately. Be patient, and know that in life you will reap what you sow.

― J.B. McGee

Patience is a virtue; virtue is a grace.

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

― Samuel Johnson

Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting.

― Roy T. Bennett

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.

― May Sarton

I have patience in all things – as far as the antechamber.

― Gustave Flaubert

The greatest prayer is patience.

― Buddha

Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.

― Helen Keller

If Vengeance has a mother, her name is Patience.

― Jay Kristoff

An eternity is any moment opened with patience.

― Noah Benshea

Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.

― Evelyn Underhill

Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.

― Swahili Proverb

You have to have patience, work hard and preserve in order to follow your dreams.

― Whitney Port

Patience is the parent of success.

― Joe Abercrombie

Genius is eternal patience.

― Michelangelo Buonarroti

If patience wasn't so easily tested, then it would hardly be a virtue.

― Amor Towles

Patience is only a virtue when there is something worth waiting for.

― Lauren Willig

Patience, is​ a​ virtue. Waiting​ too​ long, is​ a​ missed​ opportunity.

― Anthony T. Hincks

Be content to progress in slow steps until you have legs to run and wings with which to fly.

― Pio of Pietrelcina

There are two cardinal human sins from which all others derive: impatience and indolence.

― Franz Kafka

Sport's about patience and keep working no matter the outcome.

― Marc Gasol

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.

― Anthony Hamilton

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

― William Shakespeare

The wonderful patience of the trail... comes to men who toil hard and suffer sore, and remain sweet of speech and kindly.

― Jack London

Sometimes heroism is nothing more than patience, curiosity, and a refusal to panic.

― Leif Enger

I have learned that you need to have patience, perseverance, and faith in people to reach your goals.

― Richarlison

Patience is the best medicine.

― John Florio

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.

― Phillips Brooks

The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.

― Croft M. Pentz

All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.

― Franz Kafka

Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.

― Lao Tzu

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.

― Saadi

One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.

― Chinese Proverb

I will not be distracted by noise, chatter, or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me.

― Louise Hay

We were planting seeds of change, the fruit of which we might never see. We had to be patient.

― Michelle Obama

Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait... there is nothing stronger than these two: patience and time, they will do it all.

― Leo Tolstoy

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

― Abraham Lincoln

Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.

― Anonymous

It is very strange that the years teach us patience — that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

― Elizabeth Taylor.

The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.

― Leo Tolstoy

When it comes to patience, we don't have to change old habits; we can build better ones.

― Sue Bender

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.

― George Savile

Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in your mind.

― David G. Allen

Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.

― Fulton J. Sheen

Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

― Leo Tolstoy

God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it's worth the wait.

― Anonymous

Beware the fury of a patient man.

― John Dryden

Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.

― George Bernard Shaw

When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They're opportunities to learn patience.

― Scott Curran

Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.

― Rainer Maria Rilke

Be patient. Do the best with what you know. When you know more, adjust the trajectory.

― Jen Hatmaker

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

― Hal Borland

Tolerance and patience should not be read as signs of weakness, they are signs of strength.

― Dalai Lama

Patience and fortitude conquer all things.

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

All great achievements require time.

― Maya Angelou

Why is patience so important? Because it makes us pay attention.

― Paulo Coelho

He who has infinite patience and infinite energy at his back, will alone succeed.

― Swami Vivekananda

The conclusion is, not that hardships are desirable, but that virtue is desirable, which enables us patiently to endure hardships.

― Seneca the Younger

Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.

― William Penn

Maybe that's why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward… just patience and faith.

― Cristina Marrero

Patience is a form of wisdom. It demonstrates that we understand and accept the fact that sometimes things must unfold in their own time.

― Jon Kabat-Zinn

My dad said to me – Work hard and be patient. It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in.

― Simon Cowell

Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.

― Joyce Meyer

Some of your greatest blessings come with patience.

― Warren W. Wiersbe

Patience is when you're supposed to get mad, but you choose to understand.

― Anonymous

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

― Saint Augustine

Our patience will achieve more than our force.

― Edmund Burke

Patience is the road to wisdom.

― Kao Kalia Yang

An alternative to love is not hate but patience.

― Santosh Kalwar

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.

― Margaret Thatcher

The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can't practice patience.

― Nouman Ali Khan

Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.

― Ovid

Perfect love is perfectly patient.

― Neal A. Maxwell

Stay patient and trust the journey.

― Anonymous

Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes.

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

― Daisaku Ikeda

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

― Jean de La Fontaine

Be patient, good things take time.

― Anonymous

Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait.

― Leo Tolstoy

Patience will benefit you in every hour, every time and every opportunity. It helps you to overcome your opponent, howsoever strong he may be. It will help you in times of distress and hardships, in battles and in war and peace.

― Abd al-Karim Qasim

Every misfortune is to be subdued by patience.

― Virgil

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