Here is a collection of patience quotes:
“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come”.
– Robert H. Schuller
“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting”.
– Joyce Meyer
“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance”.
– Samuel Johnson
“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy”.
“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success”.
– Napoleon Hill
“Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you’re going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries”.
– Randy Johnson
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish”.
– John Quincy Adams
“My dad said to me, ‘Work hard and be patient.’ It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in”.
– Simon Cowell
“Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character”.
“Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself”.
– Saint Francis de Sales
“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”.
– Joseph Addison
“A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else”.
– George Savile
“Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead”.
– Mary Pierce
“There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience”.
– Jean de la Bruyere
“When I was 20, I thought I was 30 – but I was so far from it. When you’re young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience”.
– Elisha Cuthbert
“The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another’s defects, and the bearing of one another’s burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society”.
– Lawrence G. Lovasik
“He that can have patience can have what he will”.
– Benjamin Franklin
“There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient”.
– Swami Sivananda
“Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily”.
– James J. Corbett
“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”.
– John Burroughs
“Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience”.
– Hyman Rickover