Quotes about Patience

“It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” Elizabeth Taylor

“Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.” Lao Tzu

“Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck. Faith is the solvent that sets you free.” Shannon L. Alder

“He who can have patience can have what he will.”― Benjamin Franklin

“Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation.”― Gustave Flaubert

“Our patience will achieve more than our force.”― Edmund Burke

“All men are made one for another: either then teach them better or bear with them.”― Marcus Aurelius

“All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.”― Franz Kafka

“The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.”― Dalai Lama XIV

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

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

“Ridicule is often harder to bear than self-denial.”― Louisa May Alcott

“Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants.”― Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.” William Golding

“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

“Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.”― Francis Bacon

“Hopelessness has surprised me with patience.”― Margaret J. Wheatley