Favorite Quotations ~ Patience, 2 Attitudes of Gratitude in Love

"A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience he wants first, second, third, and all time--patience." ~ Stanley Baldwin

Patience and submission are very carefully to be distinguished from cowardice and indolence. We are not to repine, but we may lawfully struggle; for the calamities of life, like the necessities of Nature, are calls to labor and diligence. ~ Samuel Johnson

To lose patience is to lose the battle. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Endurance is the crowning quality / And patience all the passion of great hearts. ~ James Russell Lowell

Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains. ~ William Penn

Patience makes lighter what sorrow may not heal. ~ Horace

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. ~ Thomas Fuller

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. ~ Dutch Proverb

Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. ~ Dorothy Bryant

To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals - that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him. ~ Honore De Balzac

Learn what pitch you can hit good; then wait for that pitch. ~ Wee Willie Keeler

Patience is also a form of action. ~ Auguste Rodin

Just take your time wave comes. Let the other guys go catch another one. ~ Duke Kahanamoku

Talent is long patience. ~ Gustave Flaubert, Illustrated American

Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience. ~ George Louis Leclerc de Buffon

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