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PATIENCE

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

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....

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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...

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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...

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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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