Life Under Change

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Quotes on Patience


“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”
-- Anonymous


“There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.”
― Lemony Snicket


“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”
-- Aristotle


“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”
― Fulton J. Sheen


“Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves.”
-- Tony Gaskins


“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.”
-- Saadi


“The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.”
― Leo Tolstoy


“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”
-- Anonymous 

“A man who masters patience masters everything else.”
-- Anonymous


“Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke


“Our patience will achieve more than our force.”
-- Edmund Burke


“A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.”
― Henri J.M. Nouwen 


“Patience is when you’re supposed to get mad, but you choose to understand.”
-- Anonymous


“There's no advantage to hurrying through life."
― Masashi Kishimoto 


“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
-- Anonymous


“It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”
― Elizabeth Taylor


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