Quotes by patience

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
    Leonardo Da Vinci
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    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.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    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
  • Charles Kingsley
    Charles Kingsley
    British writer 1819-1875
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    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
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    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
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
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    Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.
  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    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.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    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
    St. Francis de Sales
    Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church 1567-1622
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    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 -
  • Saadi
    Saadi
    Persian poet and literary of the medieval period
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    Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.
    Source: Character Ch. VI
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    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
    Thornton T. Munger
    American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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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