Patience Quotes

Patience is a virtue often extolled for its ability to bring calm and resilience in the face of life’s challenges. It’s a quality that allows us to endure difficulties with grace, to navigate uncertainty with poise, and to maintain our composure in the midst of adversity. Throughout history, countless individuals have found inspiration and wisdom in the words of those who have celebrated the value of patience.

On this page, we have curated a selection of insightful quotes that capture the essence of patience and its profound impact on our lives. Whether you’re seeking motivation, a reminder to stay patient in trying times, or simply appreciate the beauty of profound thoughts, you’ll find a treasure trove of wisdom below. So, read on, and discover quotes that resonate with you – you can copy them, pair them with images, or enhance them with stylish fonts to share with others. Let these words of wisdom serve as a source of inspiration and guidance as you navigate your journey through life.

With love and patience, nothing is impossible. Daisaku Ikeda

Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength. Charles Caleb Colton

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance. Virgil

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. Arnold H. Glasow

As for goals, I don’t set myself those anymore. I’m not one of these ‘I must have achieved this and that by next year’ kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end. Paul Kane

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. Tertullian

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience. Hyman Rickover

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Lao Tzu

A final word: I am not knowledgeable about the internet. I do not have a computer. I guess that at 74 years of age, I don’t have the patience to learn. David Wilkerson

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought. Isaac Newton

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience. John Updike

I am blessed to be surrounded by the people I love. I thank them for their patience and grace. Matt Lauer

Patience is the companion of wisdom. Saint Augustine

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts. James Russell Lowell

Everything is out there if you know how to find it, and have the patience. I don’t and haven’t, but that’s my problem. Tom Holt

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success. Elbert Hubbard

Deep down, I know that I am a child of God who has inherited divine capacities; some of them I strive to develop, others are left languishing. I also have a human side. I lose my temper, lose patience and sometimes judge others and myself. Mary Manin Morrissey

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. Moliere

Wise to resolve, and patient to perform. Homer

I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you’re able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting. Joyce Meyer

Our patience will achieve more than our force. Edmund Burke

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice. Holbrook Jackson

Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct. Phaedrus

Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I’m tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me. Evelyn Underhill

I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet. Jesse Jackson

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. Thomas Fuller

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. Plautus

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen. Ralph Marston

Allah is with people who show patience. If you are down in the dumps, Allah will help you if you have belief. But this is a personal thing between you and him. You can’t fool Allah. Mohammad Azharuddin

Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead. Mary Pierce

Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country? Andrew Greeley

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? William Shakespeare

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love. Rudyard Kipling

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. Edith Sitwell

Endurance is patience concentrated. Thomas Carlyle

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. Laurence J. Peter

The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another’s defects, and the bearing of one another’s burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society. Lawrence G. Lovasik

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience. Kin Hubbard

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience. Jean de la Bruyere

God gives me the children’s ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It’s awesome. I don’t know where He’s gonna take it – but God is building this thing. Willie Aames

Everyone is given one gift, a reason for being, and it’s our obligation to do something with it. Obviously, it’s a challenge – but if you’re not taking the bull by the horns, I have no patience for you. You’re just taking up space. Melissa Rosenberg

Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson. Elon Musk

All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it. Thomas a Kempis

Patience, the beggar’s virtue, shall find no harbor here. Philip Massinger

Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will – that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us. Saint Ignatius

The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others. Erik Erikson

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience. Guy Kawasaki

When you have a dream that you can’t let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work, They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you’re willing to do that. Harvey Mackay

Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity. Thomas Hardy

Not only will this make you treat each moment more preciously, but you will be more patient with yourself and with others, recognizing that there are millions of moments on the path to any worthwhile achievement. Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. Peter Marshall

Patience is passion tamed. Lyman Abbott

I haven’t been given many things, but I’ve been given ample, limitless patience. Lincoln Diaz-Balart

If you believe indeed in the Lord Jesus for the salvation of your soul, if you walk uprightly and do not regard iniquity in your heart, if you continue to wait patiently, and believingly upon God; then answers will surely be given to your prayers. George Muller

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. Carl Jung

No, I will be the pattern of all patience; I will say nothing. William Shakespeare

I think I have more patience now than I did in the past. T. Boone Pickens

Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting. Joyce Meyer

Genius is eternal patience. Michelangelo

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. Hal Borland

Humility is attentive patience. Simone Weil

Like anything worth doing in life, happiness takes time and patience and consistency. Mark Manson

There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient. Swami Sivananda

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

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. Robert H. Schuller

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. Saadi

Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you’re going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries. Randy Johnson

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’m patient with crossword puzzles and the most impatient golfer. Brett Hull

When I was 20, I thought I was 30 – but I was so far from it. When you’re young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience. Elisha Cuthbert

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. Soren Kierkegaard

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. Julius Caesar

I have no patience for anyone who thinks they’ve figured things out, no patience for people who think they’re right at the expense of everyone else. The world is too connected and too complicated to conform to any of our rigid ideas of what it should be like. Moby

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. Billy Graham

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin. Thomas Aquinas

Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily. James J. Corbett

No, you’re not allowed to be bossy when you’re married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience. Star Jones

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks

My dad said to me, ‘Work hard and be patient.’ It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in. Simon Cowell

An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person. Vladimir Kramnik

Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself. Baltasar Gracian

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. Helen Keller

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy

Difficult years lie ahead, patience is required. Yiannis Stournaras

Genius is patience. Isaac Newton

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains. William Penn

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. Saint Francis de Sales

Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example. Phaedrus

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. John Burroughs

I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient. Gertrude Stein

There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them. Larry Hagman

The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones. Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character. Heraclitus

My mum told me to have patience. It’s about realising that when things aren’t going the way you want them to, or you don’t have inspiration, it will come. Vanessa Paradis

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. John Ruskin

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice. George Jackson

I’m patient. Michael Jordan

He that can have patience can have what he will. Benjamin Franklin

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Anton Usov
I am Anton Usov, an educator with a passion for quotes that resonate with the human experience. Over many years, I have curated a collection that reflects wisdom and emotions across time. Join me in exploring the power of words to inspire and enlighten our paths.
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