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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+45
Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
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.
British actor, movie maker 1889-1977+1
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
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.
American writer and criticus 1932-0
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year: Charmed. I think it's tougher for the younger networks, so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show. But who knows?
Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-19730
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 poet 1592-16440
Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.
British writer 1819-18750
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 1875-19610
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 1806-18610
Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.
American writer 1837-19210
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.
Italian sculptor, painter and poet 1475-15640
Genius is eternal patience.
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.