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Patience is power

“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach-waiting for a gift from the sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one’s presence would be healing.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan

“Patience is a key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through a cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends, and a live a happier life.” – Steve Maraboli

“Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey 

“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” – Billy Graham

“It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.” – Proverbs 14:29

“Learn to stand back when the time is not yet ripe and to strike fiercely when it has reached fruition.” – Robert Greene

“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” – Bruce Lee 

“The best cure for anger is delay.” – Seneca

“Fools have big egos and high expectations. Thus, the madness. The wise have humility and low expectations. Thus, the peace.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing.” It waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.” – Fulton J. Sheen

“Learning patience was not an easy lesson.” – Michael Douglas

“Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.” – George Jackson

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

“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.” – Heraclitus

“Beware the fury of a patient man.” – John Dryden

“Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things – with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.” – Corazon Aquino

“Have patience with all things. But first of all with yourself.” – Saint Francis de Sales

“Our levels of desire, patience, persistence, and confidence end up playing a much larger role in success than sheer reasoning powers.” – Robert Greene

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” – Napoleon Hill

“There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.” – Lemony Snicket

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

“A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.” – Henri J.M. Nouwen

“Patience is undoubtedly a virtue. If you don’t have enough, you aren’t cut out for parenthood, and especially not stepparenthood.” – Tucker Colburn

“Once you decide you’re ready to change, you’ll need to be patient with yourself especially if setting goals on a regular basis isn’t something you normally do.” – P. Seymour

“If I see determination and doggedness, I lend a hand in making those dreams come true. I have little patience for whining and negativity.” – Lorraine C Ladish

“Patience matters in a successful negotiation. A lot of negotiators can attest to this: When a person rushes while negotiating with another person, they’re more likely to commit mistakes.” – Patrick Kennedy

“Establishing a good morning routine will give you the energy, patience and focus that you need to cope with the major changes going on in your life.” – Samantha Westwood

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