Quotes: patience

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
  • Charlie Chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin
    British actor, movie maker 1889-1977
    Charlie Chaplin
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    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.
  • 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.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
  • Aaron Spelling
    Aaron Spelling
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    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.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Michelangelo
    Michelangelo
    Italian sculptor, painter and poet 1475-1564
    Michelangelo
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    Genius is eternal patience.
  • Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
  • Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience.
  • Good ideas and innovations must be driven into existence by courageous patience.
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