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He that can have patience can have what he will.
Benjamin Franklin

Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Saint Augustine

The more patient you are, the more accepting you will be of what is, rather than insisting
that life be exactly as you would like it to be. Without patience, life is extremely frustrating.
Richard Carlson

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention,
than to any other talent.
Sir Isaac Newton

Be patient, Cossack, and you'll be a chieftain.
Russian proverb

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on
more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you
must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to
vex your mind.
Leonardo da Vinci

What is harder than rock? What is softer than water? Yet hard rocks are hollowed out by soft
water.
Seneca

Beware the anger of a patient man.
American proverb

How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
William Shakespeare, Othello

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

It is hard! But what can not be removed, becomes lighter through patience.
Horace

In a struggle between strength and patience, patience will win.
Chinese proverb

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
Syrus

Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.
Ambrose Bierce

No thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that
you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit,
then ripen.
Epictetus

A patient person has all the wealth that there is in this world.
African proverb, Jabo

The greatest prayer is patience.
Buddha

Rome wasn't built in a day.
German proverb

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and
unruffled under all circumstances.
Thomas Jefferson

True patience consists in bearing what is unbearable.
Japanese proverb

The balance you have between drive and patience may be your master key to success.
David Allen

Infinite patience brings immediate results.
Wayne Dyer

Calmness and patience can become habitual by first grasping, through effort, a calm and
patient thought, and then continously thinking it, and living in it, until "use becomes second
nature," and anger and impatience pass away for ever.
James Allen

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

Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Edmund Burke

If deception is the most potent weapon in your arsenal, then patience in all things is your
crucial shield. Patience will protect you from making moronic blunders. Like mastering your
emotions, patience is a skill - it does not come naturally.
Robert Greene

Patience conquers destiny.
Irish proverb

Patience can become second nature, if taught early enough. One of those gifts to
your children for which you will be hated first and loved later.
Marlene Dietrich

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Charles Dickens

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

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