patience quotes

Patience is passion tamed.Lyman Abbott

Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.Gerry Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.John Quincy Adams

I have a huge respect for writers and realise that this is not an area that I find easy. I doubt that I would have the patience in front of a blank sheet of paper to become a writer.Jenny Agutter

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

Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.Matthew Arnold

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.Francis Bacon

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.Abu Bakr

A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience.Stanley Baldwin

When I worked with wildlife a lot in the Eighties and Nineties, I learnt the meaning of patience. And when I worked with trees, I learned the meaning of humility.James Balog

People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient.Ernie Banks

A monk's extraordinary patience can be a hindrance to desperate decision-making.Harsha Bhogle

Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.Ambrose Bierce

Honestly, I didn't have the patience for biology or history in an academic sense, but I always liked the kind of big questions.Andrew Bird

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?Jim Bishop

He preacheth patience that never knew pain.Henry George Bohn

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

I don't have much patience for people who are self-conscious about the act of eating, and it irritates me when someone denies themselves the pleasure of a bloody hunk of steak or a pungent French cheese because of some outdated nonsense about what's appropriate or attractive.Anthony Bourdain

Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.Bill Brandt

When you're a crime reporter, you see the nub of what life's about, and you don't have much patience for the falsity of politics.Heather Brooke