Friday, April 15, 2011

Patience quotes

“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.”

"Patience wears away stones."

“Patience makes lighter what sorrow may not heal.” - Horace

“Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.”

"Patience is the companion of wisdom."

"One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life."

“The strongest of all warriors are these two: Time and Patience.” – Leo Tolstoi

“Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.” - Eknath Easwaran

“Patience is passion tamed.” - Lyman Abbott

“Patience is bitter, but it's fruit is sweet.”

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” - Thomas Edison

“Patience is the key to contentment.”

“There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.” - Josiah Gilbert Holland

“Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.”- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“Have patience and endure; this unhappiness will one day be beneficial.” - Ovid

“If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.”

“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” - Moliere

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” - Franklin P. Jones

“People say they wish they had my patience. I tell them I wasn't born with it. I had to learn it. Everybody has patience. Some of us just make better use of it than others.” - Bruce Law

“Patient waiting is often the highest way of doing God’s will.” - Jeremy Collier

“O man of God. . .follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.” - I Timothy 6:11

1 comment:

  1. Love the quotes. :-) And I like it that you ended with a Bible verse...icing on the cake. (Or the cake without icing, if you're like me and don't like icing.)