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Patience is a virtue

“Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.” – Helen Keller

“Patience is the direct antithesis of anger.” – Allan Lokos

“The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.” – Psalm 103:8

“Haste is of the Devil.” – St. Jerome

“Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.” – Marianne Moore

“The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape.” – Bono

“Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

“Alas, impatience is but another form of unhappiness. It is true, it is true. I have never met a happy impatient person.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

“This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don’t get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can’t do anything, don’t get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it’s ready to come undone. You have to realize it’s going to be a long process and that you’ll work on things slowly, one at a time.” – Haruki Murakami

“You can tell the greatness of someone by what makes them angry.” – Abraham Lincoln 

“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” – Lewis Carroll

“Time, the devourer of all time.” – Ovid

“The very important thing you should have is patience.” – Jack Ma

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

“Bear patiently with a rival.” – Ovid

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

“The greatest power is often simple patience.” –  E. Joseph Cossman

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

“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

“Genius is patience.” – Isaac Newton

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

“Endurance is the crowning quality, and patience all the passion of great hearts.” – James Russell Lowell

“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

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” – Criss Jami 

“I will not be distracted by noise, chatter, or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me.” – Louise Hay

“Have patience because rushing your success could end up also halting your success.” –  Julius Williams

“For a marriage counselor to be credible and trust-worthy, he or she has to have good listening skills and patience.” – Jessica Gardner

“With patience and understanding coupled with perseverance, you can make progress.” – Mark Hodgson

“Having to be patient and wait for things to come or happen has become less of the norm and more of a chore.” – Moe Alodah

“Generally speaking I think it is safe to say that the larger your dream is, the longer it will take to incubate and manifest, and the more obstacles and problems to solve may be thrown in your way. You must have patience and faith and perseverance or persistence.” – Bill Tharp

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