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


Focus on reducing your stress level today.


Practice thinking before you speak.


Be mindful of having patience all day today.


Slow down.


Close your eyes and take 5 deep breaths.

Stories About Patience

Struggle For My First Job..

Submitted by Juju

This was the time when last 2 months left for my final semester of MBA but due to the recession time there was not much...

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Submitted 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...

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Lung Transplant

Submitted by Nadia

A time in my life when I had to be patient was when my Mom went under surgery for a double lung transplant. When she was in...

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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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