Patience Quotes

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

Barbara Johnson

The secret of patience is doing something else in the meanwhile


Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.

Eknath Easwaran

Patience makes a women beautiful in middle age

Elliot Paul

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.

St. Francis de Sales

Patience is the key to paradise

Turkish Proverb

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.

Soren Kierkegaard

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.


There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.

Chuck Tanner

Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.

Lord Chesterfield

Patience will achieve more than force.

Edmund Burke

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, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

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.

Arnold H. Glasgow

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

St. Francis de Sales

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


Patience is of two kinds: patience over what pains you, and patience against what you covet.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

There are three things that signify the magnanimity of a person: good temper, patience, and to avoid aggressive gaze.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

I am beginning to lose patience With my personal relations. They are not deep And they are not cheap.

Wystan Hugh Auden

I was not made for the great light that devours, a dim lamp was all I had been given, and patience without end, to shine it on the empty shadows. I was a solid in the midst of other solids.

Samuel Beckett

Only then can we negotiate seriously about what to give and what to take and this process takes time and patience.

Ratu Ovini Bokini

A constellation of the most pedantic, obstinate ignorance and presumption, mixed with a kind of rustic incivility, which would try the patience of Job.

Giordano Bruno

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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