Impatience Quotes

He that is impatient, and cannot wait on God for a mercy, will not easily submit to Him in a denial.

William Gurnall

Impatience grasps at all, and admits of no delay, scorning to wait God's leisure, and to attend humbly and dutifully upon the issues of his wise and just providence.

Robert South

One has to wait without impatience for what should come, and yet at the same time do everything within one's power as though one were impatient and as though one were solely responsible.

Rodney Collin

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.

Rita Mae Brown

Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.

Charles Caleb Colton

What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation.

Steve Maraboli

Impatience dries the blood sooner than age or sorrow.

Cleon

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.

Mother Teresa

There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.

Samuel Johnson

A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them, and he patiently suffers much for them; but he becomes impatient if he is required to give them up.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.

Samuel Johnson

Impatience can cause wise people to do foolish things.

Janette Oke

If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.

Jimmy Breslin

Impatience turns an ague into a fever, a fever to the plague, fear into despair, anger into rage, loss into madness, and sorrow to amazement.

Jeremy Taylor

Do not be impatient for impatience is of the flesh. Do not try different methods because they are useful solely in helping the flesh. We must distrust the flesh entirely.

Watchman Nee

There are no sins God's people are more subject to than unbelief and impatience. They are ready either to faint through unbelief, or to fret through impatience.

Thomas Watson

Too often we think of being tempted as being enticed to do big things like stealing, murdering or committing adultery. But most often we're tempted to be impatient, stingy, jealous, greedy or any number of other things that we consider lesser sins.

Joyce Meyer

In that worthiest of all struggles, the struggle for self-mastery and goodness, we are far less patient with ourselves than God is with us.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Adversity borrows its sharpest sting from our impatience.

Henry Home

In all evils which admit a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes that time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.

Samuel Johnson

Anger makes us strong, Blind and impatient, And it leads us wrong; The strength is quickly lost; We feel the error long.

George Crabbe

The patient. The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience: - they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience -- they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience.

Paul Boese

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Updated On : April 15, 2011
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