Patience

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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.
Charlie Chaplin

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

I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
David Hobson

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

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

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

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

I haven’t got a lot of patience.
Jeffrey Katzenberg

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

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

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

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.
Linda Hogan

When we talk about equal pay for equal work, women in the workplace are beginning to catch up. If we keep going at this current rate, we will achieve full equality in about 475 years. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait that long.
Lya Sorano

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.
Rita Mae Brown

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

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

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
George Savile

The chemist who can extract from his heart’s elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.
Kahlil Gibran

O you who believe! seek assistance through patience and prayer; surely Allah is with the patient.
The Quran (The Cow 2.153 )

Seek assistance through patience and prayer, and most surely it is a hard thing except for the humble ones.
The Quran (The Cow 2.45)

Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.
Proverb

Endurance is patience concentrated.
Thomas Carlyle

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
The Bible (Galatians 5:22)

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

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

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

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.
Sammy Davis, Jr.

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

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

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

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

Abused patience turns to fury.
Thomas Fuller

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