Quotes: impatience

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  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes the time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.
  • Emma Thompson
    Emma Thompson
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    My worst quality is impatience.
  • Paul Boese
    Paul Boese
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    Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
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