Waiting Quotes

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

You take responsibility for us all. Without ever waiting to be told. So do all good people. That's what it means to be a good person.

Orson Scott Card

Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.

George Washington Carver

The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.

French Proverb

I taste pain and regret in your sweat. Youve been waiting for me.


Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.

Jules Renard

But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!

Anna Neagle

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

Why are women immobile? Because so many feel like theyíre waiting for someone to say, ëYouíre good, youíre pretty, I give you permission.

Eve Ensler

The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.

Percy Ross

You can only get next to God through the effort of preparation. To experience the uncreated, the state of awareness will have to be held for several minutes. You are then between time and the time-less - waiting for the unknown, which will come but cannot be willed.

Barry Long

Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come.

Lee Iacocca

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.

Winnie the Pooh

... not that his face was much lined, but all the blood and colour seemed to have faded from his body, and even his eyes, which last he kept usually closed, as though the light distressed him. There was an unspeakable degree of slyness in his expression, which kept me ill at ease; he seemed to lie there with his arms folded, like a spider waiting for prey. His speech was very deliberate and courteous, but scarce louder than ...

Robert Louis Stevenson

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