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The following 41 quotations are about Patience.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Apr 16, 2008

“Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.”

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973);
Writer, Poet, Philologist, University Professor

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Jun 04, 2008

“'Stay' is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.”

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888);
Novelist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Sep 03, 2008

“When you have a sense of your own identity and a vision of where you want to go in your life, you then have the basis for reaching out to the world and going after your dreams for a better life.”

Stedman Graham (born 1951);
Speaker, Author, Businessman

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“Patience - the gift of being able to see past the emotion.”

Rodney Williams (born 1959);

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“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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“Nature, by example, shows us anything worthwhile comes over time. Anything worthwhile grows methodically, building on a strong foundation. Develop a willingness to carry on despite roadblocks.”

Jaren L. Davis

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“Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience.”

Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon (1707-1788);
Naturalist, Mathematician

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“He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper; but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances.”

David Hume (1711-1776);
Philosopher

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“Patience is a kind of love. A love that is its own explanation in bewildered circumstance. It is an old, old woman placing a wrinkled-parchment hand against the cheek of a reckless child. Because her heart is too wise to make room for reproach. Too full to find place for offense.”

Pavithra Mehta

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“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”

Saint Augustine (354-430);
Roman Catholic Saint

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“He that has patience may compass anything.”

François Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680);
Writer, Moralist

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“Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.”

Publius Syrus
Latin Moralist

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

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895);
Biologist

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“With love and patience, nothing is impossible.”

Dr. Daisaku Ikeda
Educator, Buddhist Philosopher

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“A moment of patience in a moment of anger can help us avoid a thousand moments of sorrow.”

Imam Ali (A.S.)

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

Hal Borland (1900-1978);
Memoirist, Author

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“A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.”

Mark Twain (1835-1910);
[Samuel Clemens] Humorist, Essayist, Novelist

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“With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.”

Chinese Proverb

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“A handfull of patience is worth a bushel of brains.”

Dutch Proverb

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“Lack of patience in small matters can create havoc in great ones.”

Chinese Proverb

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“He who knows patience knows peace.”

Chinese Proverb

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“Patience: To wait with certainity; the art of allowing life to carry you.”

Chinese Proverb

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“Patience and time do more than strength or passion.”

Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695);
Author, Fabulist

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“I beg you to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves...Don't search for the answers, which could not be given to you now...the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now.”

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926);
Excerpt From Letters To A Young Poet

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“Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight... When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”

Helen Keller (1880-1968);
Author, Lecturer, Activist

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“The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society.”

Lawrence G. Lovasik (1913-1986);
Catholic Priest, Author

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“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. God is awake.”

Victor Hugo (1802-1885);
Poet, Novelist, Playwright

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“Let nothing disturb thee; Let nothing dismay thee; All thing pass; God never changes. Patience attains All that it strives for. He who has God Finds he lacks nothing:God alone suffices.”

St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582);
Nun, Mystic, Writer

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

George Santayana (1863-1952);
Philosopher, Poet, Essayist, Novelist

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“Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.”

Abigail Adams (1744-1818);
U.S. First Lady (1797 1801)

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“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 (1672-1719);
English Essayist, Poet, Playwright And Politician.

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

William Shakespeare (1564-1616);
Dramatist, Poet

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“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them—every day begin the task anew.”

Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622);
Roman Catholic Saint

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“Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.”

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881);
Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Aug 31, 2010

“Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.”

Dag Hammarskjold (1905-1961);
Swedish Political Leader, Secretary General Of The United Nations

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jun 17, 2011

“Don't worry about losing. If it is right, it happens - The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.”

John Steinbeck (1902-1968);
American Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Jan 31, 2012

“Rivers know this: There is no hurry. We shall get there.”

A. A. Milne (1882-1956);
English Author, Best Known For His Books About Winnie The Pooh

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Apr 12, 2012

“Patience will achieve more than force.”

Edmund Burke (1729-1797);
Statesman, Author, Philosopher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jul 11, 2013

“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.”

Ray Bradbury (born 1920);
Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Sep 24, 2013

“There is no never... just long periods of not yet.”

Solenn Heussaff (born 1985);
Filipina Actress

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Dec 11, 2013

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist