401 Quotes About Patience (A Collection Of The Best)

Quotes About Patience

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If there are any guarantees in life, well one of the main ones is that impatience can sabotage the things you want in life. It is good to have urgency, but wanting things faster than they are meant to be is a recipe for disaster. In a life where many people want to cut corners. Get rich quick. And get the ideal body overnight. The one with patience can have all these things. And better yet KEEP them. As patience is a great teacher. In which it’s student goes on to do great things after passing the class that patience teaches.

I have to implore great patience while writing this article about quotes about patience! I wanted to stop at 201, and then 301. But made a promise to myself that I would do 401. And FINALLY I hit the mark. So my patience was tried. But I really felt satisfied by simply be patient with the process.

Anyways, let’s get you to the article!

401 Patience Quotes

  1. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

  2. “Have patience with all things, but first of all with yourself.” – St. Francis de Sales

  3. “Nothing else is necessary but these – love, sincerity and patience.” – Swami VivekanandaFmake

  4. “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. “Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.” – Guy Kawasaki

  6. “Genius is eternal patience.” – Michelangelo

  7. “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  8. “I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.” – Greg Behrendt

  9. “We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.” – Helen Keller

  10. “Patience is the key to paradise.” – Turkish Proverb

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

  12. “With love and patience, nothing is impossible.” – Daisaku Ikeda

  13. “At the end of the way is freedom. Until then, patience.” – Gautama Buddha

  14. “Patience and fortitude conquer all things.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. “I’ll be patient till even patience tires of my patience.” – Ali ibn Abu Talib

  16. “The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.” – Croft M. Pentz

  17. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered. It keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth it always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

  18. “Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

  19. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender, it’s hold ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey

  20. “Don’t cross the bridge, til you come to it. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  21. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams

  22. “Be patient. Patience is the mother of all virtues.” – Hrithik Roshan

  23. “Be patient. Sometimes you have to go through the worst to get to the best. Give time some time.” – Karen Salmansohn

  24. “Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.” – Phillips Brooks

  25. “Patience is choosing to control your emotions rather than letting your emotions control you.” – Mark Merril

  26. “Some of your greatest blessings come with patience.” – Warren Wiersbe

  27. “Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.” – David G. Allen

  28. “One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” – Greek Proverb

  29. “Patience, grasshopper,” said Maia, ‘Good things come to those who wait’.” – Cassandra Clare

  30. “Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best things, until the time comes.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  31. “The timing isn’t always right, but eventually destiny steps in. All you need is patience.”

  32. “The greatest power is often simple patience.” – E. Joseph Cossman

  33. “Patience is not about doing nothing. Patience is about constantly doing everything you can. But being patient about results.” – Unknown

  34. “It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” – Julius Ceasar

  35. “Patience with oneself is essential if we are to enjoy happiness and equanimity through life’s constantly changing nature with it’s unfair and disruptive conditions. If we are not patient with ourselves it is unlikely that we can be patient with anyone else. – Allan Lokos

  36. “Why is patience important? Because it makes us pay attention.” – Paulo Coelho

  37. “Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off.” – Unknown

  38. “Patience is bitter but it’s fruit is sweet.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau

  39. “The farmer has patience and trusts the process. He just has the faith and deep understanding that through his daily efforts, the harvest will come. And then one day, almost out of nowhere, it does.” – Robin S. Sharma

  40. “Be patient and tough, one day this pain will be useful to you.” – Ovid

  41. “Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.” – Heraclitus

  42. “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep on climbing.” – Barry Finlay

  43. “Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. To these I commit my day.” – Unknown

  44. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” – Napoleon Hill

  45. “If you would how strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” – Hal Borland

  46. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the world happy would lose it’s meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come and with patience and equanimity.” – Carl Jung

  47. “IT is very strange that the years teach us patience, that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” – Elizabeth Taylor

  48. “Patience and self-restrain strengthen you. Impatience and self-indulgence weaken you.” – Dr. T.P. Chia

  49. “We all live in eternity, so why be in a hurry.”-  Martin Uzochukwu

  50. “Patience brings roses.” – Czech Proverb

  51. “The most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy

  52. “Patience serves us against insults precisely as clothes do against the cold. For if you multiply your garments as the cold increases, that cold cannot hurt you. In the same way increase your patience under great offenses, and they cannot hurt your feelings.” – Leonardo da Vinci

  53. “Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, you will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, as they.” – Leonardo da Vinci

  54. “There is no road to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste, there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.” – Jean de la Bruyere

  55. “Let nothing disturb thee, let nothing dismay the, all thing pass God never changes. Patience attains all it strives for. He who has God finds he lacks nothing, God alone suffices.” – St. Teresa of Avila

  56. “Patience is real self-mastery.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  57. “Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.” – John Ruskin

  58. “It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.” – Thomas Fuller

  59. “Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting.” – Roy T. Bennett

  60. “Patience is the key which solves all problems.” – Sudanese Proverb

  61. “Through patience, great things are accomplished.” – Imam Ali

  62. “It takes patience to nurture patience.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  63. “Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait. There is nothing stronger than these two, patience and time, they will do it all.” – Leo Tolstoy

  64. “In the end we are always rewarded for our good will, our patience, fair-mindedness and gentleness with what is strange.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  65. “All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.” – Thomas a Kempis

  66. “Patience has it’s limits. Take it too far and it’s cowardice. – Holbrook Jackson

  67. “Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing, patience and being persistent.” – Billy Graham

  68. “I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.” – Paulo Coelho

  69. “Gods love is patient, persistent and persevering.” – Rick Warren

  70. “Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.” -Soren Kierkegaard

  71. “Patience is the highest asceticism.” – Buddha

  72. “Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to our thoughts when they become anxious ever the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.” – Brian Adams

  73. “There are three qualities that every individual must have to achieve success. A Monk’s patience, a Warrior’s courage, a Child’s imagination.” – Sharad Vivek Sagar

  74. “Even the snail will eventually reach it’s destination.” – Gail Tsukiyama

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

  76. “Have patience, God isn’t finished yet.” – Philippians 1:6

  77. “Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.” – Barbara Johnson

  78. “So much of control is not authoritative action but mindful waiting.” – Cameron Conaway

  79. “You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

  80. “There is no advantage to hurrying through life.” – Shikamaru Nara

  81. “Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. IF you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto.” – Steve Maraboli

  82. “The price of success, hard work, patience and a few sacrifices.” – Edward Bok

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

  84. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus

  85. “Patience is passion, tamed.” – Lyman Abbott

  86. “Don’t try to rush things, for the cup to run over, it must first be filled.” – Antonio Machado

  87. “Woe to him who offends a patient man who has just reached his limit.”- Joyce Rachelle

  88. “Only those who have patience to do simply things perfectly every acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.” – James J. Corbett

  89. “One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of patience may ruin a whole life.” – Chinese Proverb

  90. “Patience is not passive resignation, nor is it failing to act because of our fears. Patience means active waiting and enduring. It means staying with something and doing all that we can do, working, hoping and exercising faith.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  91. “And sure enough even waiting will end, it you can just wait long enough.” – William Faulkner

  92. “You never know what’s around the corner. IT could be everything, Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other and then one day you look back and you climbed a mountain.”  Tom Hiddleston

  93. “Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.” – Francis Bacon

  94. “Don’t worry about losing. If it is right. It happens, the main thing is not to hurry, nothing good gets away.” – John Steinbeck

  95. “Patience is a virtue that you need to hava.” – Momenico Mazza

  96. “An alternate to love is not hate but patience.” – Santosh Kalwar

  97. “Never be in a hurry, do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” – Francis de Sales

  98. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Augustine of Hippo

  99. “The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.” – Ralph Marston

  100. “Patience is a great quality when it means that you can wait for the right moment to speak.” – Byron Pulsifer

  101. “Patience and empathy are anger’s mortal enemies.” – Gary Rudz

  102. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin

  103. “Patience and time do more than strength and passion.” – Jean de La Fontaine

  104. “A handful of patience is worth a bushel of brains.” – Dutch Proverb

  105. “All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.” – Thomas a Kempis

  106. “The common man prays ‘I want a cookie right now!’ And God responds, ‘IF you’d listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.” – Criss Jami

  107. “Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait. Be still and allow the mud to settle.” – Lao Tzu

  108. “Patience is when humans do their job then wait for the Universe to do it’s magic. Hope is when nothing is done by humans, yet still wait for the Universe’s magic to happen.” – Sameh Elsayed

  109. “Inner peace can be seen as the ultimate benefit of practicing patience.” – Allan Lokos

  110. “Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.” – Mothera Theresa

  111. “Everyone comes to you at the right time. Be patient.” – Unknown

  112. “Patience is not about waiting but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” – Unknown

  113. “Success takes time. Keep going. Be patient.” – Wesam Fawzi

  114. “Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life easier.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  115. “Have patience my friend, have patience. For Rome wasn’t built in a day. You wear yourself out for nothing. IN many and many a way. Why are you never and fretty when things do not move along fast. Why let yourself get excited over things that soon will be past?” – Gertrude Tooley Buckingham

  116. “Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patience and persevere and see where things lead.” – Mary Pierce

  117. “Everything comes if a man will only wait.” – Benjamin Disraeli

  118. “Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.” – William Penn

  119. ‘Patience, more than the ability to bear pains or endure waiting, is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all workout in the end while you are waiting.” – Roy T. Bennett

  120. “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

  121. “A man who is a master of patience is a master of everything else.” – George Savile

  122. “We need more light about each other . Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.” – Malcolm X

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

  124. “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments. But let us have patience and we shall soon see them in the proper figures.” – Joseph Addison

  125. “Patience is not just about waiting for something, it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

  126. “There is something hugely civilized about allowing long pauses in conversation. Very few people can stand that kind of silence.” – James Robertson

  127. “Establishing a good morning routine will give you energy, patience and focus that you need to cope with the major changes going on in your life.” – Samantha Westwood

  128. ‘The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with that we encounter.” – Paulo Coelho

  129. “Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” – Moliere

  130. “Many beautiful dreams die prematurely because the dreamers don’t have enough fuel to drive through the rocky roads and the patience to wait.” – Bernard Kelvin Clive

  131. “I see you in my dreams and know you are there, but I still feel like I have lived my whole lifetime just waiting for you to be here with me.” – Anurag Prakash Ray

  132. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

  133. “Can you remain unmoving until the right action arises by itself.” – Lao Tzu

  134. “When you’re tempted to lose patience with someone, think how patient God has been with you all the time.” – Unknown

  135. “Patience is supported, and nurtured by a quality of forgiveness.” – Allan Lokos

  136. “Man hurries, God does not. That is why man’s works are uncertain and maimed, while God’s are flawless and sure.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

  137. “In the path of compassion, our patience resilience and endurance are often challenged. Sometimes we may fail but we have to stand up again because ultimate joy of compassion is immeasurable for us and the whole world.” – Amit Ray

  138. “Find patience in the breath of life.” – Ryunosuke Satoro

  139. “Patience is a conquering virtue.” – Geoffrey Chaucer

  140. “Rivers know this. There is no hurry, we shall get there someday.” – A. Milne

  141. “To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship.” – Henri Nouwen

  142. “The greatest power is often simple patience.” – E. Joseph Cossman

  143. “Everyone has limits of patience, do not push people to their limits, you may not like the reaction.” – Subodh Srivastava

  144. “Patience is not about how long you can wait, but on how you behave while waiting.” – Unknown

  145. “If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” – Hal Borland

  146. “Patience is the direct anti-thesis of anger.” – Allan Lokos

  147. “I have just three things to teach, simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” – Lao Tzu

  148. “Never give up on something you really want. It’s difficult to wait, but more difficult to regret. – Unknown

  149. “When we get impatient because something is taking too long, we should remember the Life waits on us a thousand more times than we wait on Life.” – Laura Teresa Marquez

  150. “Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.” – Thomas Huxley

  151. “Have patience with all things, but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You are perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist.”-  Saint Francis de Sales

  152. “Many a man has left the dock just before his ship came in. Time has great power to solve problems. Counsel patience.” – Wilfred Peterson

  153. “Every problem is like a read signal from traffic lights. If you wait for sometime, it will turn green. What a valuable lesson I have learned.” – Gavhi Theron

  154. “Being a good teacher takes patience, being a good doctor also takes patience. In fact, if you want to excel in anything, master any skill, patience is an asset.” – Eknath Easwaran

  155. “Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Everyday you need to work on it.” – Eknath Easwaran

  156. “Our lack of patience creates difficulties because the more complex of life’s challenges – illness, disability, relationship conflicts, job crises, parenting issues, to name a few, require that we practice patient in order to not merely cope, but to grow in love and wisdom.” – M.J. Ryan

  157. “Youth and patience are foreign to one another.” -R.J. Lawerence

  158. “Patience with family is love, patience with others is respect. Patience with self is confidence and patience with God is faith.”

  159. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that don’t work.” – Thomas Edison

  160. “Happy is the person who can keep a quiet heart, in the chaos and tumult of this modern world.” – Patience Strong

  161. “Beautiful things come together one stitch at a time.” – Donna Goddard

  162. “Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.”- Epictetus

  163. “Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.” – Elon Musk

  164. “When we develop real patience, our mind will be as stable as a mountain and as calm as the depths of an ocean.” – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

  165. “Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward. Just patience and faith.” – Cristina Marrero

  166. “Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.” – Virgil

  167. “There is no road too long for the man who advances deliberately and with undue haste, there are no honors to distant for the man who prepares himself for them with patience.” – Jean de la Bruyere

  168. “The immediate result of your infinite patience is peace.” – Wayne Dyer

  169. “We were planting seeds of change, the fruit of which we might never see. We had to patient.” – Michelle Obama

  170. “Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.” – James J. Corbet

  171. “Patience is the art of hoping.” – Luc de Clapiers

  172. “Patience is the productivity factor which keeps you persistent in working on your task.” – Abder-Rahman Ali

  173. “When it comes to increasing motivation and self control, you have to remain patient and allow your mind to adapt to new changes.” – Jill Hesson

  174. “All men are made one for another, either then teach them better or bear with them.” – Marcus Aurelius

  175. “Stressors are everywhere. Each and every day, we run into situations that constantly test us, rob us of our patience, strip us of our sanity, impact our focus, and cause us to lose control of our days.” – Colleen Archer

  176. “If something is left up in the air and you’ve done the best you can to get some answers, stop at that point and be patient.” – Zak Frazer

  177. “Things will happen when they should. When an event is forced, its outcome would be less than optimal.” – Charbel Tadros

  178. “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments, but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.” – Joseph Addison

  179. “Persist in patience. It may not happen overnight, but make a good patience a habit that you practice.” – Danielle Tinning

  180. “Patience teachers us to turn provocations into invocations, to transform frustrations into celebrations.” – William Arthur Ward

  181. “Someday everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.” – Unknown

  182. “Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you’re going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patience to get through the injuries.” – Randy Johnson

  183. “The world gives us plenty of opportunities to strengthen our patience. While this truth can definitely be challenging, that is a good things. Patience is the key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends and live a happier life.” – Steve Maraboli

  184. “Slow down. Take note of the present.” – Avina Celeste

  185. “Humility and patience are the sufrest proofs of the increase of love.” – John Wesley

  186. “The key to everything is patience. You get teh e

  187. “Patience means self suffering.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  188. “We often want it so badly that we ruin it before it begins. Over-thinking. Fantasizing. Imagining. Expecting. Worrying. Doubting. Just let it naturally evolve.” – Unknown

  189. “The timing isn’t always right, but eventually destiny steps in. All you need is patience.” – Unknown

  190. “A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret.”- Uknown

  191. “An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person.” – Vladmir Kramnik

  192. “Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back, fine.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

  193. “Patience gives your spouse permission to be human. It understands that everyone fails. When a mistake is made, it chooses to give them ore time than they deserve to correct it. It gives the ability to hold on during the rough times in your relationship rather than bailing out under the pressure.” – Stephen Kendrick

  194. “For want of self-restraint, many men are engaged all their lives in fighting with difficulties of their own making, and rendering success impossible by their own crass grained ungentleness. While others which may be much less gifted, make their way and achieve success by simple patience, self control.” – Samuel Smiles

  195. “My three P’s: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you’ve got to be a filmmaker.” – Robert Wise

  196. “Patience is an action and a skill to be cultivated. It actually solves more problems than most other actions.” – John Bruna

  197. “One who is patient glows with an inner radiance.” – Allan Lokos

  198. “When it comes to patience, we don’t have to change old habits, we can build better ones.” – Sue Bender

  199. “Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things, with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.” – Corazon Auqino

  200. “Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like tow one-armed lovers.” – Jarod Kintz

  201. “The hardest test in life is having the patience to wait for the right moment.” – Unknown

  202. “Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at it’s won unhurried pace.” – Brian Weiss

  203. “Don’t setting for anyone just to have a someone. Be patient. Have faith and wait for the right one.” – Elizabeth Bourgeret

  204. “Words like ‘patience’, and ‘kindness’, and ‘goodness’. They are the words of a hero.” – Mark Andrew Poe

  205. “Extraordinary power exists in a trial of patience. Few endure their trials well enough to discover this.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  206. “The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms.” – Amit Ray

  207. “IF God answers your prayers, he is increasing your faith. If He doesn’t, He is training your patience.”

  208. “For the wise have always known that no one can make much of life until self searching has become a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he finds, and until he patiently and persistently tries to correct his wrong.” – Bill W.

  209. “Stay patience and trust your journey.” – Unknown

  210. “Patience is when you’re supposed to get mad but you choose to understand.” – Unknown

  211. “A book is read one page at a time. A shelf is read one book at a time. A library is read one shelf at a time.” – Terry Goodkind

  212. “Waiting is a form of passive persistence.” – Ogwo David Emenike

  213. “The benefits of living a simple life are not immediate so be sure to have the patience to wait for the fruits of your efforts.” – Ryan Cooper

  214. “The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.” – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

  215. “Sometimes the fastest way isn’t always the best way. Sometimes the best things in life take a while.” – Emily Beth

  216. “Be patient. Challenges are like water, watering the seeds of greatness inside you.” – Wesam Fawzi

  217. “Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.” – Ray A. Davis

  218. “Patience is poultice for all wounds.” – Irish Proverb

  219. “Through the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceedingly small. Through with patience He stands waiting, with exactness grinds He all.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  220. “Patience is an inner pause, a brief stillness, a moment we give ourselves to breath through our initial reaction so we can move to the place where a calm, thoughtful response is born. Patience is a gift of time we give ourselves so we can give the gift of peace to others.” – L.R. Knost

  221. “Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.” – George-Louis de Buffon

  222. “I’m a person who doesn’t give up easily, always keep patience in everything and always give a lot of chance to other people even if they play with my emotions.” – Unknown

  223. “Our patience is demonstrated most clearly when we settle ourselves and focus on what we can do while we wait.” – Crystal McDowell

  224. “God’s love is patient, persistent and persevering.” – Rick Warren

  225. “I discovered that everything can wait, if I can wait.” – Marty Rubin

  226. “Two things that define us: Our patience when we have nothing and our attitude when we have everything.” – Unknown

  227. “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 fullest in belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.” – Henri J.M. Nouwen

  228. “Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.” – Plautus

  229. “Be patient but don’t wait forever for something that isn’t going to happen.” – Unknown

  230. “Waiting is a sign of true love and patience. Anyone can say I love you, but not everyone can wait and prove it’s true.” – Unknown

  231. “Impatience is racing at misery full speed.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  232. “Sometimes the best choice is to wait.” – K. Weikel

  233. “Never test anyone’s patience in your life, because once they loose, it’s very difficult for them to go back in the stage.” – Antony Alex

  234. “The best things in life come with patience.” – Unknown

  235. “God has perfect timing. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it’s worth the wait.” – Unknown

  236. “I am sure that God keeps no one waiting unless He sees that it is good for him to wait.” – C.S. Lewis

  237. “Good relationships don’t just happen. They take time, patience, and two people getting through all the hard times together.”-  Nitya Prakash

  238. “Give happiness, patience, kindness and care and the pain goes away. Then only love remains.” – Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

  239. “Nature is a constant reminder of the beauty of consistence, the utility of patience and persistence, the vanity or arrogance, and the necessity of impermanence.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  240. “Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.” – Shannon Alder

  241. “Struggles often serve to release the wisdom, patience and strength we all possess but too seldom demonstrate.” – Sim Stoval

  242. “Patience is a firm faith.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

  243. “Never cut down a tree in wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decision when you are in your worst moods. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” – Robert H. Schuller

  244. “Patience ensure victory.” – Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib

  245. “If God is making you wait, then be prepared to receive more than what you asked for.” – Unknown

  246. ‘By staying on top of your reactions you will be able to develop patience and tolerance, two distinct traits required for achieving long term success.” – Annabelle Higgins

  247. “Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.” – Elliot Paul

  248. “God, teach me how to be patient teach me to go slow, teach me how to wait on you when my way I do not know.” – Helen Steiner Rice

  249. “Take it slow. It’ll work itself out fine. All we need is just a little patience.” – Guns n’ Roses

  250. “Best to introduce yourself to patience now, so that it might find you when you call upon it later.” – Tahereh Mafi

  251. “Even the best inborn personalities for achievement do not render unnecessary patience and persistent practice.” – Ralph Alfred Habas

  252. “Any methodology for developing patience requires a multi-tiered approach.” – Allan Lokos

  253. “You can’t do God’s will your way.” – Carlos Wallace

  254. “Impatience often makes us patients.” – Mokokoma Mokonoana

  255. “Above all, trust in the slow work of God.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

  256. “Generally speaking, I think it is safe to say that the larger your dream is, the longer it will take to incubate and manifest, and the more obstacles and problems to solve may be through in your way. You must have patience and faith and perseverance or persistence.” – Bill Tharp

  257. “In a good relationship, it is a must to forgive, have patience, and expect the best from our partner.” – Rudi Zimmerer

  258. “Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I’ll tell you what you’ll get, TRIALS!” – Joyce Meyer

  259. “The secret of losing weight is patience.” – Jane Fonda

  260. “Patience is never more important than when you are at the end of losing it.” – Orlando Battista

  261. “It is the length of the journey that ripens the joy of the outcome.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

  262. “Impatience destroys at least, 98% of hard work’s potential.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  263. “Let nothing disturb thee, let nothing dismay thee, all things pass, God never changes. Patience attains all that it strives for. He who has God finds He lacks nothing. God alone suffices.” – St. Teresa of Avila

  264. “In life, there is no lessons greater than patience, and so, there is no teacher greater than a food.” – Matthew Tysz

  265. “Silence teachers you to understand the signs on bad days. Patience is necessary in the course of life, because hope goes before our lives.” – Alan Maiccon

  266. “A leaf is destined to grow large is full of grooves and wrinkles at the start. Now if one has no patience and wants it smooth offhand like a willow leaf, there is trouble ahead.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  267. “Kids teach you a lot of patience.” – Mona Singh

  268. “The ability to control emotions is the difference between the wise and the common man.” – Islamic Proverb

  269. “Before you can consider a problem water under the bridge, you must first patiently work on removing the dam.” – Michelle C. Ustaszeski

  270. “Father God, give me patience as you reveal your plan for my life to me. Help me to follow in the footsteps of where you are leading me to go. In Jesus name, Amen.” – Unknown

  271. “Persistence. Perfection. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” – Criss Jami

  272. “Talent is a long patience, an originality an effort of will and intense observation.” – Gustave Flaubert

  273. “BE patient at all times, and in all places, for patience leads to righteousness, and righteousness leads to paradise. Do not become angry and furious, for those two emotions lead to wickedness and wickedness leads to hellfire.” – Islamic Proverb

  274. “Have patience. No matter what the difficulty, no matter how dark the road ahead seems. For truly, with patience comes victory, and with difficulty, relief follows close behind.” – Aaidh Ibn Abdullah al-Qarni

  275. “All human power is compound of time and patience. Powerful beings will and wait.” – Balzac Honore De

  276. “Common man’s patience will bring him more happiness than common man’s power.”-  Amit Kalantri

  277. “Patience is a muscle you need to exercise or you will lose it.”- Gary Rudz

  278. “I have been called Mr. Patient Money because I have the patience to work though challenging circumstances.” – N. Murray Edwards

  279. “All good things come to he who waits.” – Proverb

  280. “Being patient and relaxed is the key. You have to let the ball come to you, because it moves so much. You get to aggressive and go after a ball, with the late movement, that’s when you have some problems.” – Gerald Laird

  281. “We’re in charge of our own forgiveness, and the process takes time, patience and invention.” – Sharon Salzberg

  282. “Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing the rose, looking at the night and seeing the day. Lover are patient and know the moon needs time to be come full.” – Unknown

  283. “There is something about total loyalty, uncritical devotion, endless patience, perpetual forgiveness and the general inability to believe that a loved on could ever do anything wrong.”- Joanne Harris

  284. ‘There is no fortitude like patience, just as there is no destructive emotion worse than hatred.” – Auliq-Ice

  285. “Many outcomes were greatly improved by things that delayed them.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  286. “Impatience makes even the strong weak.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  287. “Success is built overtime not overnight. – Nicky Verd

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

  289. “Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not look for the answers. They cannot now be give to you because you could to live them. It is a question of experiencing anything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

  290. “Sometimes patience is hard to distinguish from despair.” – Marty Rubin

  291. “I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.” – Margaret Thatcher

  292. “Start today creating a vision for yourself, you life, and your career. Bounce back from adversity and create what you want, rebuild and re-brand. Tell yourself it’s possible along the way, have patience and maintain peace with yourself during the process.” – Germany Kent

  293. “Without delayed gratification, there is no patience.”- Sunday Adelaja

  294. “If you are willing to wait, you will get what you want.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

  295. “Patience is the ornament of the brave. Patience is the real badge of courage, it is equally the mark of love.” – Eknath Easwaran

  296. “Be patient with yourself. Trust the universe find mentors, know that you can achieve whatever you set out to do.” – Diane L. Dunton

  297. “Patience is also a form of action.” – Unknown

  298. “Great things are not accomplished by idle dreams, but by years of patient study.” – James H. Aughe

  299. “Patience and persistence are the keys, the keys to unlock doors of success. With these two virtues, you grow in reasoning and experience.” – Ogwo David Emenike

  300. “There is nothing which so certified the genuineness of a man’s faith as his patience and his patient endurance, his keeping on steadily in spite over everything.” – Martyn Lloyd-hones

  301. “How poor are they that have not patience. What wound did ever heal but by degrees.” – William Shakespeare

  302. “I hate waiting, but if its waiting for you, I’ll wait.” – Unknown

  303. “Jesus replied, ‘You don’t understand what I’m doing now, but someday you will.” – John 13:7

  304. “Perspective, patience and trust. One derived from the past, one applied now and one for the future. Powerful allies for your journey in life.” – Gary Rudz

  305. “There is no such a rule that patience leads to salvation. Patience can lead to salvation or it can lead to disaster. Every inaction or every action is open to all the possibilities.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

  306. “Patience is on of the keys to success. But I came to understand that you have to be patient while working not while waiting. After sowing, you will have to water your seed while waiting for the fruits.” – Cherry MPIO

  307. “Dreams come true with patience. Take your time.” -Avina Celeste

  308. “When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They’re opportunities to learn patience.” – Scott Curran

  309. “It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself, than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all connected to you.” – Charlotte Bronte

  310. “Even the longest book is read and was written one word at a time.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  311. “Amazingly, my impatience didn’t speed up the procession at all.” – Amy Carrol

  312. “Doing interesting work when nobody notices takes patience and belief.” – Brian Knapp

  313. “Knowing tress, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” – Hal Borland

  314. “Above all, trust in the slow work of God.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

  315. “If you’re serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance and your patience.” – Sheri L. Dew

  316. “I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly pray what He taught his disciples to pray. Thy will be done.” – Elisabeth Elliot

  317. “When God says wait! You can’t do anything you just have to wait.” – Endale Edith

  318. “Time heals all wounds, but waiting is a bitch!” – Monroe Mann

  319. “There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.”-  Swami Sivananda

  320. “We seem to have lost the gift of patience, of waiting for the time to unfold it’s story.” – Mary Irish

  321. “When you have knowledge, patience and passion, and pair those with hard work, you will find success. But don’t ever forget about kindness.”- Adam Smith

  322. “Desire or impassioned liking to with a demanding and ongoing quest, and therefore patience and indulgence are decisive to hitting the trail to empathizing and finding out the right contexts in life.” – Erik Pevernagie

  323. “Patience is not a virtue, it’s an achievement.” – Vera Nazarian

  324. “The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.” – Dalai Lama

  325. “You’re trying to eat grass that isn’t there. Why don’t you give it a chance to grow.” – Richard Adams

  326. “Silence and patience stops many wars.”- Fozia Malik

  327. “Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. but to keep going when the going is hard and slow, that is patience.” – Unknown

  328. “The principle part of faith is patience.” – George MacDonald

  329. “The one things about the business of entertainment is that you have to learn patience.” – Kevin Hart

  330. “It is only through faith that you will receive the patience, obedience, and humility to be submissive.” – Sunday Adelaja

  331. “In patience endurance, we know the faith of being.”-  Lailah Gifty Akita

  332. “If chess has any relationship to film making, it would be in the way it helps you develop patience and discipline in choosing between alternatives at a time when an impulsive decision seems very attractive.” – Stanley Kubrick

  333. “The top two habits that will decide between success and failure, between real change and staying in the same place are patience and perseverance.” – Marc Reklau

  334. “My dad said to me. ‘Work hard and be patient.’ It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in.” – Simon Cowell

  335. “Patience is a virtue, virtue is a grace. Both put together make a very pretty face.” – Unknown

  336. “The pain of patience is better then the pleasure of sin.” – Lailah Gift Akita

  337. “Having patience always give you what you deserve.” – Fatma Alfalasi

  338. “Expression requires patience.” – Jennifer Pierre

  339. “All human wisdom is summed up in two words, wait and hope.” – Alexandre Dumas Pere

  340. “Have patience. You will eventually lose sight of what you truly deserve if you get too fixed on grabbing any stuff quickly. Things that last don’t grow easy.” – Tara Estacaan

  341. “Always show patience, don’t turn away. It will make life worthwhile tomorrow and today.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  342. “Patience is very important in the process of becoming a published actor, I tell you.” – Gina Duke

  343. “Spiritual growth is not like fast food. It takes time for the roots to grow, and that requires us to be receptive and patient.” – Rabbi Zalman

  344. “One of the paradoxes of life is that being impatient often makes it harder to achieve something. As with any skill, you get better at manifesting patience the more you practice.” – Simon Foster

  345. “Having to be patient and wait for things to come or happen has become less of the norm and more of a chore.” – Moe Alodah

  346. “Counting down the days for something special can be difficult, but most of us wold agree there are things well worth waiting for.” – Susan B. Townsend

  347. “Have patience because rushing your success could end up also halting your success.” – Julius Williams

  348. “Once you decide you’re ready to change, you’ll need to be patient with yourself especially if setting goals on a regular basis isn’t something you normally do.” – P. Seymour

  349. “The say that patience is a virtue, and while that sounds terrible pious and old fashioned, it turns out to be true. So is patience about delaying the immediate gratification? Simply put, yes. It’s a lot more than just that, of course, but it makes for a good start.” – Greg Sourchester

  350. “Patience is a virtue they say. Faith is for the strong they say. But I say patience and faith are for the rebels. It takes radicalism to star into eternity and not blink.” – Amy Leigh Mercree

  351. “None of my family is good at being patient. It’s why we all become doctors.” – Anne McCaffrey

  352. “Patience listens with actual interest. The long suffering creates steadfastness in the midst of patience.” – Dr. Becky Slabaugh

  353. “It is good to exercise patience. But never let your patience be the type that will keep you refrained from acting.” – Israelmore Ayivor

  354. “Human life spans, regrettably, were a couple of centuries too short for patience to stop being a virtue and become a habit.” – Jason Fry

  355. “The most inefficient and self-harming thing a person can do is go out looking for love. Let it find you when the time is right and you’re out doing what you love to do. Only then will you find it in it’s truest form.” – A.J. Darkholme

  356. “Perfect love is perfectly patient.” – Neal A. Maxwell

  357. “Patience is the river that finds it’s way to the sea, buy flowing through many confluences.” – Mladen Dordevic

  358. “No beating yourself up. That’s not allowed. Be patient with yourself. It took you years to form the bad habits of thought that you no longer want. It will take a little time to form new and better ones. But I promise you this. Even a slight move in this direction will bring you some peace. The more effort you apply to it, the faster you’ll find your bliss, but you’ll experience rewards immediately.” – Holly Mosier

  359. “Bread, like real love, too time, cultivation, strong loving hands and patience. It lived, rising and growing to fruition only under the most perfect circumstances.” – Melissa Hill

  360. “Silence is victory and patience is glory. Let silence speak our identity and let patience keep our dignity.” – Aram Seriteratai

  361. “Follow your heart but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feel the answers. Learn to trust your heart.” – Unknown

  362. “The problem with patience is that we are not patient enough to learn it.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

  363. “It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” – Louis Sachar

  364. “Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.” – Michel de Montaigne

  365. “A warrior of light is never in a hurry. Time works in his favor, he learns to master his impatience and avoids acting without thinking.” – Paulo Coelho

  366. “The secret code of success is patience, a virtue that can not be replaced. It takes time to build great dreams.” – Bernard Kelvin Clive

  367. “Be ever patient and you will win.” – Dada J.P. Vaswani

  368. “Success needs vision to see, passion to transcend, patience to withstand and the character to overcome failures.” – Amit Ray

  369. “This life of our can feel like an awful lot of waiting.” – Christina Baker Kline

  370. “Impatience is a particularly dangerous habit of the heart because everything worthwhile takes time. Good marriages take time. Spiritual maturity takes time. Financial stability takes time. Effective ministry takes time. Wisdom takes time. People who are not willing to take time cannot have any of the above.” – Jim Berg

  371. “What’s the point of crying over the things you don’t have. Be patient and make the best of what you have. In time, great things will come.” – Wazim Shaw

  372. “Justice is done with diligence, with prudence and patience, the one who knows much, will be mistaken, the one who does not know and seek learning, learns.” – Alan Maiccon

  373. “Patience and persistence are the two most important rules that you must always keep in mind.” – Dr. Prem Jagyasi

  374. “The person who doesn’t have patience for your imperfections, is usually sitting on a mountain of their own.” – Steve Maraboli

  375. “It is the power of temperance, the steadying hand of wisdom, and the warmth of love for all that shapes my words even in the midst of the most heightened of disagreements.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

  376. “It takes a deep and abiding love for yourself to have the patience to wait for the companion who is mentally healthy enough to see the beauty of your heart. No filters required.” – J. Autherine

  377. “Being more patient, kind, forgiving, gives everyone a bit more grace.” – Akiroq Brost

  378. “There is no life without patience.” – Philip Roth

  379. “No sound is more ominous than the silence of a patient man.” – Joyce Rachelle

  380. “Patience is the slow road to success.” – Kao Kalia Yang

  381. “Doing things faster is doing things slower.” – Martin Berkhan

  382. “Some people are a degree of impatience away from expecting shade from a seed.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  383. “Sometimes the real action in a conversation takes place in the pauses, when nothing at all is being said.” – Rob Kendall

  384. “When the wait is long, it is usually worth wait for.” – Tapan Ghosh

  385. “Be patient. All storms pass. The sunshine will come and there will be joy!” – Wesam Fawzi

  386. “Patience is the cornerstone of becoming an amazing lover.” -Robert Hogue

  387. “You need not live you entire life now, be patient. If you work for things you want, you will find them. Change takes time and you can’t expect everything that you want to arrive immediately. Work hard, be patient.”- Avina Celeste

  388. “It is pleasing to try the patience of God.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

  389. “Without patience, one cannot get far in life.” – M.Z. Riffi

  390. “Patience isn’t simply waiting, it is caring enough about the situation and those involved to remain calm and courteous throughout the wait.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  391. “If there is not any patience, forbearance and forgiveness, then there is no peace.”_ Muditha Champika

  392. “Patience is not something that you keep, patience is something that you learn. How is patience learned? By sitting with those who have patience and by observing those who have patience.”-  Dada Bhagwan

  393. “Focus on patience, loyalty, intelligence, greed, dissatisfaction and pride.”-  Carlos Wallace

  394. “Making a name for yourself comes from cultivating endurance and patience that even angels will love to have.” – Sunday Adelaja

  395. “A smile and patience are two things that can ever be over applied.” – Gary Rudz

  396. “Patience is not waiting. It is a quality of waiting.”-  Sharon Weil

  397. “It’s through delayed gratification that patience comes.” – Sunday Adelaja

  398. “Challenges often require that we suffer or endure over an extended period of time, thus challenges develop patience.” – Auliq-Ice

  399. “Who would ever know greater graces of comfort and perseverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life.” – Ann Voskamp

  400. “Patience and impatience are having tea discussing time. The conversation goes on endlessly.” – Natasha Tasakos

  401. “I am a true believer of the three P’s. Purpose, perseverance and patience.” – Charmaine J. Forde

Conclusion To Quotes On Patience

So there we are my friend. 401 quotes for patience. I really hope you found value in it. And learned a thing or two about the power of patience.

Share with me your thoughts and feelings about the article. Along with what your favorite quote(s) are or were! As well as if you have any good ones to add that I may have missed!

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