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Patience Quotations

PATIENCE
Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience.

Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon

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Personal Stories About ‘Patience’

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    Girls!

    There is this girl that was my best friend for almost ten years. When I got to high school she started completely ignoring me and being mean. I told her how I felt and she didn’t care. She had her new friends and didn’t acknowledge me at all. I wrote her a note telling her how I felt and she wrote back saying...

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    Duerme Con Los Angeles

    All summer, I waited apprehensively for the letter. Through the hot days in June and sticky days in July, I ran out front to the mailbox and returned inside empty-handed and disappointed. After what felt like years, the crisp white envelope sealed with a blue Hofstra University crest finally arrived. No, this...

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    Patience

    Patience Over the last six years I have learned what patience is. Growing up I did not have this value and it is a very important value to have. I always wanted what I wanted when I wanted it. Now I can see that if you are patient you will almost always get what you want if you are supposed to have it. I...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’

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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 the epitome of all these. When my dad was two weeks old, Grandpa, a caboose man on the Rock Island Line, fell off the caboose and was run over by the train. He survived, although he was a...

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    Noreen Crush

    My personal hero and every day inspiration is my mom. She is a hard working, dedicated, and extremely patient woman. She has always been the common ground between my dad and I, as we are both very bull headed. She works as a registered nurse in emerge. I am extremely proud to call her my mom, and even happier she...

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    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 a hero. She is in the hospital fighting Steven Johnson Syndrome. Hannah is staying strong through the chain of events that is happening to her. She is unable to see, as the effect of having...

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Explore Another Value

SACRIFICE
INGENUITY
LEARNING
GENEROSITY
TRUE BEAUTY
KINDNESS
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
BEING THERE
COMPLIMENTS
INTEGRITY
PREPARATION
STEWARDSHIP
DO YOUR PART
INSPIRATION
TRUST
SMILE
LEADERSHIP
GRATITUDE
RESPECT
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
FORGIVENESS
OPTIMISM
PRACTICE
COMPROMISE
COMMITMENT
CREATIVITY
JUSTICE
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
PASSION
IMAGINE
GIVING BACK
PARENTING
CONFIDENCE
AMBITION
TEAM WORK
HONESTY
SOUL
FAMILY
DEDICATION
HOPE
DEVOTION
JOY
ACHIEVEMENT
SPORTSMANSHIP
BELIEVE
SHARING
CIVILITY
GOOD MANNERS
APPRECIATION
CARING
LOVE
RESPONSIBILITY
COURAGE
MOTIVATION
MINDFULNESS
INCLUDING OTHERS
CONNECTING
OVERCOMING
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
FORESIGHT
MENTORING
GREAT MUSIC
DETERMINATION
LOYALTY
EQUALITY
UNITY
RISING ABOVE
DRIVE
COMMON GROUND
DO THY BEST
GOOD EXAMPLES
SERVICE
APPRECIATING NATURE
VISION
LISTENING
PIONEERING
HARD WORK
GRIT
PATIENCE
STRENGTH
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
EDUCATION
HUMILITY
FRIENDSHIP
PERSEVERANCE
VOLUNTEERING
OPPORTUNITY
INNOVATION
HONOR
COURTESY
LITERACY
PERSISTENCE
HEALTH
COMPASSION
PURPOSE
LAUGHTER
EXCELLENCE
PEACE
CHARITY
LIVE LIFE
RIGHT CHOICES
HELPING OTHERS
REACHING OUT
CLASS AND GRACE
CHARACTER
FITNESS
ENCOURAGEMENT
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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

I see alot of your commercials on our AFN channels. My favorite one is the little boy walking in the freshly smoothed concrete and the fella at the end. It makes me laugh and smile each and everytime I see it. Thank you.
Chris Carney, Camp Taji, Iraq

We need more of your billboards to instill values.
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I love your commercials!!
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