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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
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
A. A. Milne
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Personal Stories About ‘Patience’
Leadership Class!Submitted by Mariah
My leadership class is a perfect example is times that I’ve had to be patient. I had to plan powder puff this year and it was really stressful on me. I had to make the final decisions for our t-shirts and I had to make sure I was on top of things or else powder puff would turn into a disaster! I started getting...
Character Trait PatienceSubmitted 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 realize that things come to existence if you put forth some effort. Sooner or later, you’ll achieve whatever it is you strive to accomplish. No matter what the situation, eventually it will...
SurgerySubmitted by Anonymous
When I was about 13 years old I cut my spleen while I was snowboarding with my friends. It was a bad accident'I was just snowboarding the way I usually do but I caught an edge. I was out of school for a month and couldn't do anything for 3 months. I couldn't even get in a car for 2 weeks because it hurt so badly!...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’
John HSubmitted by
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...
Hannah MSubmitted by Maya
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...
Noreen CrushSubmitted by Chelsey
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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My husband and I love this commercial. I would replay it a hundred times. Love watching it!
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!
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.
Kyra G., Oakland, CA
I love your commercials!!
Jennifer N., Mentone, CA