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Kids teach you a lot of patience

“Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.” – Ambrose Bierce

“All human power is a compound of time and patience.” – Honore de Balzac 

“Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” – Paulo Coelho

“It’s wise to work and wait. It’s wiser to work and keep working. Results may not come. Don’t waste time.” – Maxime Lagacé

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?” – Rumi

“Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.” – Michel de Montaigne

“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

“Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait – not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.” – Unknown

“There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.” – Joseph Roux

“Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.” – Mother Teresa

“Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you’re going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries.” – Randy Johnson

“Patience and time do more than strength or passion.” – Jean de La Fontaine

“People are stubborn about what they perceive to be the right thing or the wrong thing, and it takes a long time to filter this human condition. There’s a waiting period until people catch up. But if you have patience – which it takes when someone thinks differently from you – everybody always catches up. That patience is a wonderful virtue.” – Johnny Mathis

“I have learned that I really do have discipline, self-control, and patience. But they were given to me as a seed, and it’s up to me to choose to develop them.” – Joyce Meyer

“To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship.” – Henri Nouwen

“Kids teach you a lot of patience.” – Mona Singh

“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” – William Shakespeare

“The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.” – Plutarch

“Without labor nothing prospers.” – Sophocles

“Who seeks shall find.” – Sophocles

“Time is generally the best doctor.” – Ovid

“Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.” – Ovid

“Persist in patience – it may not happen overnight, but make good patience a habit that you practice.” – Danielle Tinning

“They say that patience is a virtue, and while that sounds terribly pious and old fashioned, it turns out to be true….So is patience just about delaying immediate gratification? Simply put – yes. It’s a lot more than just that, of course, but it makes for a good start.” – Greg Souchester

“In a good relationship, it is a must to forgive, have patience, and expect the best from our partner.” – Rudi Zimmerer

“Patience is the ornament of the brave. Patience is the real badge of courage; it is equally the mark of love.” – Eknath Easwaran

“Patience listens with actual interest. The long suffering creates steadfastness in the midst of patience.” – Dr. Becky Slabaugh

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