Quotes by patience
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
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 will be powerless to vex your mind.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
As an instructor, you must be able to distinguish between poor performance caused by lack of ability or aptitude on the part of the student and poor performance caused by lack of effort. You should treat the first with patience and the latter with firmness. You must never apply sarcasm and ridicule.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
British writer 1819-1875
Each man can learn something from his neighbour, at least he can learn this, to have patience with his neighbour, to live and let live.
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet 1806-1861
Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.
American writer 1837-1921
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
French writer 1802-1885
Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
St. Francis de Sales
Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church 1567-1622
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew -
Persian poet and literary of the medieval period
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.Source: Character Ch. VI
Roman emperor 101-44 BC
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
Thornton T. Munger
American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
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