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Patience is to calmly endure a trying situation.



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

    —Rodney Williams

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

    —Abigail Adams U.S. First Lady (1797 1801)

  • “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 English Essayist, Poet, Playwright And Politician.

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

    —Hal Borland Memoirist, Author

  • “Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.”

    —Benjamin Disraeli Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom

Value Ideas For Patience


Practice thinking before you speak.


Focus on reducing your stress level today.


Close your eyes and take 5 deep breaths.


Be mindful of having patience all day today.


Slow down.

Stories About Patience


Submitted by kevin

A few days ago my mom was talking about how much better it is to have documents. It then got me thinking how she got all of...

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Character Trait Patience

Submitted by Edwin Torres

My name is Edwin Torres---
For me patience is a very important character trait, inside of myself, because I’ve grown to...

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Brain/Spinal Surgery

Submitted by Shantel

I have a disorder where my body thinks I have a tumor. I really don’t though. I have many symptoms of a tumor including...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Hannah M

Hannah is a young girl. Hannah is an amazing singer, and a great soccer player. Hannah is my best friend. Here is why she is...

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John H

I have chosen my grandfather, Johnny, as my all-time hero. When you talk about perseverance, patience, and joy, grandpa was...

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My husband and I love this commercial. I would replay it a hundred times. Love watching it!
Tina, Leesburg,Ga.

Patience is not just about waiting, it's the ability to have the right attitude while waiting.
Jan Vernix, Philippines

I love this!
Sarah Nichols, Paducah, Ky

I really wish they would put out more commercials & billboards. I had no values until I saw them.
Mike G., Tucson

Just saw the "Patience" commercial with the little boy walking in the concrete. Reminds me of how I need to be when working with my students. haha Loved it!
Janet, Missouri

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