Patience is to calmly endure a trying situation.
“Patience - the gift of being able to see past the emotion. ”
“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
Stories About Patience
A Little At A Time
Submitted by Anon
My father shot himself in the head when I was 28. Although I was an adult and out of the house, the effect was devastating....
Duerme Con Los Angeles
Submitted by Anonymous
All summer, I waited apprehensively for the letter. Through the hot days in June and sticky days in July, I ran out front to...
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...
Everyday Hero Stories
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...
I have chosen my grandfather, Johnny, as my all-time hero. When you talk about perseverance, patience, and joy, grandpa was...
Pass It On
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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!