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.
I have observed that religious practice is not a precondition either of ethical conduct or of happiness itself. I have also suggested that, whether a person practices religion or not, the spiritual qualities of love and compassion, patience, tolerance, forgiveness, humility and so on are indispensable
When travelling with someone, take large doses of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee
We ought to give thanks for all fortune: it is good, because it is good, if bad, because it works in us patience, humility and the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country.
Endurance is patience concentrated.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
The fables of Witchcraft have taken so fast hold and deepe root in the heart of man, that fewe or none can (nowadaies) with patience indure the hand and correction of God. For if any adversitie, greefe, sicknesse, losse of children, corne, cattell, or libertie happen unto them; by & by they exclaime uppon witches. As though there were no God in Israel that ordereth all things according to his will.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
Silence is the absolute poise or balance of body, mind and spirit. The man who preserves his selfhood is ever calm and unshaken by the storms of existence ... What are the fruits of silence? They are self-control, true courage or endurance, patience, dignity and reverence. Silence is the cornerstone of character.
Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul.Men must not turn bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.
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
This heavy recreation use requires extra caution and patience when visiting the many snow parks and trails.
Tenacity and patience pays off.
Three things differentiate living from the soul versus living from ego only. They are: the ability to sense and learn new ways, the tenacity to ride a rough road, and the patience to learn deep love over time... So, it is not from the ever changing ego that we love one another but rather from the wild soul
Any chick that I handle, I teach'em patience. How not to win the award but be glad for your nomination.
Take patience as your pillow, hug poverty, discard lusts, oppose your desires and know that you are seen by God, so look at how you are.
One, who adopts patience, will never be deprived of success though it may take a long time to reach him.
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
Patience will achieve more than force.
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
Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off.
Most men need patience to die, but a saint who understands what death admits him to should rather need patience to live
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
Humility is attentive patience.