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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.

Tags: Blessings, Real  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

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.

Tags: Doubt, Respect  ✍ Author: 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.

Tags: Done, Someone  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Tags: Companion, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

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

Tags: Brave, Joy  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

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

Tags: Poor, Wound  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

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

Tags: Pattern  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Patience was not my strong point.

Tags: Point, Strong  ✍ Author: Lauren Bacall

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

Tags: Possession, Soul  ✍ Author: 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.

Tags: Death, God  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

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.

Tags: Courage, Time  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

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.

Tags: Days, Playing  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Banks

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

Tags: Revenge, Worth  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

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

Tags: Disguised, Virtue  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Our patience will achieve more than our force.

Tags: Achieve, Force  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

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.

Tags: Love, Work  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

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

Tags: Men, Pain  ✍ Author: Irving Caesar

Endurance is patience concentrated.

Tags: Endurance  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.

Tags: Beauty, Someone  ✍ Author: Charlie Chaplin

I don't play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.

Tags: Anger, Music  ✍ Author: Dick Dale

It's funny with jeans now, because if they don't feel like a pair of sweatpants, I don't have patience for them anymore! I think I'm becoming increasingly lazy.

Tags: Funny, Lazy  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

There was a solid year and a half, perhaps two years, after making 'Temple Grandin,' when I didn't do anything. I just didn't have much patience for roles that were silly, or light, or inconsequential.

Tags: After, Light  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I'd like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I've tried to meditate, but it's really hard for me to stay still. I'd like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can't shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key.

Tags: Learning, Mind  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

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

Tags: Building, Work  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human.

Tags: Human, Strength  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards
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On my best days, I fancy myself a combination of Dad's persistence/patience and Mom's toughness/skepticism.

Tags: Best, Mom  ✍ Author: David Einhorn

The biggest challenge, I think for any new artist, is patience.

Tags: Artist, Challenge  ✍ Author: Brett Eldredge

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

Tags: Nature, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

Tags: Strength, Time  ✍ Author: Jean de La Fontaine

He that can have patience can have what he will.

 ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.

Tags: Endure, Suffer  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

Abused patience turns to fury.

Tags: Fury, Turns  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

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

Tags: Bad, Good  ✍ Author: Jean Gabin

We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination.

Tags: American, Courage  ✍ Author: Hans-Georg Gadamer

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.

Tags: Faith, Time  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it's not a Grateful Dead project, it's a Me project.

Tags: Dead, Grateful  ✍ Author: Jerry Garcia

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

Tags: Egg, Key  ✍ Author: William E. Gladstone

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

Tags: Him, Power  ✍ Author: Baltasar Gracian

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

Tags: Cannot, Life  ✍ Author: Larry Hagman

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.

Tags: Learned, Pain  ✍ Author: Anthony Hamilton

Because I'm the author of my screenplays I know what I'm looking for. It's true that I can be stubborn in demanding that I get what I want, but it's also a question of working with patience and love.

Tags: Love, True  ✍ Author: Michael Haneke

When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.

Tags: Morning, Travel  ✍ Author: Helen Hayes

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.

Tags: Character, Good  ✍ Author: Katharine Hepburn

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

Tags: Success, Unbeatable  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill

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.

Tags: Success, Time  ✍ Author: Elbert Hubbard

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

Tags: Brainy, Worth  ✍ Author: Thomas Huxley

The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.

Tags: Life, Strong  ✍ Author: Tokugawa Ieyasu

Patience means restraining one's inclinations.

Tags: Means  ✍ Author: Tokugawa Ieyasu

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

Tags: Impossible, Love  ✍ Author: Daisaku Ikeda

I've said my patience is not infinite.

Tags: Infinite, Said  ✍ Author: Darrell Issa

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.

Tags: Far, Limits  ✍ Author: George Jackson

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.

Tags: Far, Limits  ✍ Author: Henry M. Jackson

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.

Tags: Best, God  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.

Tags: Gardening, Trust  ✍ Author: Warren Jeffs

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.

Tags: Happy, Life  ✍ Author: Carl Jung

It seems likely that many of the young who don't wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don't have the patience to make art.

Tags: Art, Others  ✍ Author: Pauline Kael

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.

Tags: End, Win  ✍ Author: Gil Kane

I haven't got a lot of patience.

 ✍ Author: Jeffrey Katzenberg

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.

Tags: Art, Impatience  ✍ Author: Guy Kawasaki

I don't have a lot of patience for boring arthouse movies.

Tags: Boring, Movies  ✍ Author: Zoe Kazan

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

Tags: Cannot, Reap  ✍ Author: Soren Kierkegaard

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

Tags: Heaven, Love  ✍ Author: Rudyard Kipling

The patience of the American public with dilatory diplomatic delays will be very limited.

Tags: American, Public  ✍ Author: Tom Lantos

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.

Tags: Alone, Love  ✍ Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

Tags: Great, Passion  ✍ Author: James Russell Lowell

The very important thing you should have is patience.

 ✍ Author: Jack Ma

The principle part of faith is patience.

Tags: Faith, Principle  ✍ Author: George MacDonald

The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.

Tags: Game, Politics  ✍ Author: John Major

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

Tags: Honor, Humility  ✍ Author: Louis Malle

Genius is eternal patience.

Tags: Eternal, Genius  ✍ Author: Michelangelo

Speaking from my experience as a person involved for a long time in building the European Union, it is important to have patience and efforts to build a community of nations.

Tags: Experience, Time  ✍ Author: Giorgio Napolitano

And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.

Tags: American, Enemy  ✍ Author: Janet Napolitano

If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything.

Tags: Confidence  ✍ Author: Ilie Nastase

I wish I was a shredder that could play everything, but I don't have the patience.

Tags: Wish  ✍ Author: Dave Navarro

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

Tags: Done, Thought  ✍ Author: Isaac Newton

My impression is that most women public service workers have a long fuse. Precisely because they care so deeply about services, more than anyone, they still want to find a sensible and fair negotiated agreement. But their patience has run out.

Tags: Care, Women  ✍ Author: Frances O\'Grady

And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass, and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.

Tags: Courage, Love  ✍ Author: Michelle Obama

Bear patiently with a rival.

Tags: Bear, Patiently  ✍ Author: James Otis

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.

Tags: Mum, Realising  ✍ Author: Vanessa Paradis

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.

Tags: Diligence, Faith  ✍ Author: William Penn

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

Tags: Fortune, Once  ✍ Author: Laurence J. Peter

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.

Tags: Anger, Him  ✍ Author: Francis Quarles

In this day and age, you need a lot of patience if you are in the movie business.

Tags: Age, Business  ✍ Author: Brett Ratner

And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced myself with three fine institutions, each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources, had trained me with skill and patience, and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust.

Tags: Age, Trust  ✍ Author: Simon Raven

We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.

Tags: Offensive, Vanity  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I have not the smarts or patience for political office.

Tags: Office, Political  ✍ Author: Henry Rollins

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Tags: Bitter, Sweet  ✍ Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

Tags: Beauty, Strength  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

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

Tags: Become, Difficult  ✍ Author: Nawal El Saadawi

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked.

Tags: Knew, Physics  ✍ Author: Abdus Salam

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.

Tags: Yourself  ✍ Author: Saint Francis de Sales

Patience doesn't mean making a pact with the devil of denial, ignoring our emotions and aspirations. It means being wholeheartedly engaged in the process that's unfolding, rather than ripping open a budding flower or demanding a caterpillar hurry up and get that chrysalis stage over with.

Tags: Flower, Mean  ✍ Author: R. A. Salvatore

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.

Tags: Marriage, Takes  ✍ Author: George Santayana

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.

Tags: Gardening, Nature  ✍ Author: May Sarton

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.

Tags: Decision, Time  ✍ Author: Robert H. Schuller

There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.

Tags: Leadership, Secret  ✍ Author: Chuck Tanner

It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

Tags: Time, Waiting  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Taylor

I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.

Tags: Courage, Success  ✍ Author: Major Taylor

I think God's really blessed me with patience. I'm good with a lot of things going on at once.

Tags: God, Good  ✍ Author: Niki Taylor

To understand a difficult topic like Iraq takes patience and care. Unfortunately, you rarely hear a patient, careful or thoughtful discussion of intelligence these days.

Tags: Care, Understand  ✍ Author: George Tenet

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