Quotes: patiently

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  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
    William Faulkner
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    A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
    William Penn
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    A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
  • Alfred Douglas
    Alfred Douglas
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    All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down. And this is all that life really means.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
    Ovid
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    Bear patiently with a rival.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait - not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    For there has never yet been a philosopher who could endure a toothache patiently.
    Source: Munch Ado about Nothing 5, 1
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    For there was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently.
  • Margaret Mitchell
    Margaret Mitchell
    American writer 1900-1949
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    I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
  • Simeon Strunsky
    Simeon Strunsky
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    Once a man would spend a week patiently waiting if he missed a stage coach, but now he rages if he misses the first section of a revolving door.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
  • Eden Phillpotts
    Eden Phillpotts
    English author, poet and dramatist 1862-1960
    Eden Phillpotts
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    The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich
    German-born American Film Actor 1904-1992
    Marlene Dietrich
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    Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
    Bhagavad Gita
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    When the senses contact sense objects, a person experiences cold or heat, pleasure or pain. These experiences are fleeting they come and go. Bear them patiently.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
    Simone Weil
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    The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.
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