100 Best Inspirational Patience Quotes

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Top inspirational patience quotes

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

— Carl Jung

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.

— Robert H. Schuller

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

— Napoleon Hill

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

— Helen Keller

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

— William Shakespeare

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

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

For anything worth having one must pay the price and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

— John Burroughs

Abused patience turns to fury.

— Thomas Fuller

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.

— Elbert Hubbard

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.

— Phillips Brooks

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.

— Saint Francis de Sales

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.

— George Savile

The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.

— Solomon Ibn Gabirol

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.

— Edith Sitwell

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

— Julius Caesar

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.

— Saadi

Our patience will achieve more than our force.

— Edmund Burke

Genius is eternal patience.

— Michelangelo

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

I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.

— Margaret Thatcher

Endurance is patience concentrated.

— Thomas Carlyle

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

— Soren Kierkegaard

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.

— Arnold H. Glasow

Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.

— Ambrose Bierce

I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet.

— Jesse Jackson

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

— John Ruskin

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.

— George Jackson

Humility is attentive patience.

— Simone Weil

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

— Francis Bacon

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

— Rudyard Kipling

As for goals, I don’t set myself those anymore. I’m not one of these ‘I must have achieved this and that by next year’ kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end.

— Paul Kane

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.

— Thomas Fuller

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.

— William Penn

Patience is the art of hoping.

— Luc de Clapiers

There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.

— Sivananda

The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another’s defects, and the bearing of one another’s burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society.

— Lawrence G. Lovasik

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.

— Kin Hubbard

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

— Charles Caleb Colton

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

— Plautus

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

— Isaac Newton

All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.

— Thomas a Kempis

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

— Hal Borland

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

— Laurence J. Peter

Bear patiently with a rival.

— Ovid

Beware the fury of a patient man.

— John Dryden

Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.

— Baltasar Gracian

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

— Lord Chesterfield

God gives me the children’s ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It’s awesome. I don’t know where He’s gonna take it – but God is building this thing.

— Willie Aames

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.

— Tertullian

There is no road too long 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

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience.

— John Updike

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.

— William Golding

Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.

— Thomas Hardy

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

— Hyman Rickover

Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.

— Phaedrus

You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.

— Stanislaw Lec

Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.

— Bret Harte

Patience, the beggar’s virtue, shall find no harbor here.

— Philip Massinger

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.

— Moliere

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

— Harriet Tubman

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

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.

— Mahatma Gandhi

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

— Lao Tzu

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

— Jean de La Fontaine

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.

— George Washington

He that can have patience can have what he will.

— Benjamin Franklin

No, I will be the pattern of all patience I will say nothing.

— William Shakespeare

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.

— Victor Hugo

Beware of him that is slow to anger for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.

— Francis Quarles

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

— Saint Augustine

It is strange that the years teach us patience that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

— Elizabeth Taylor

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

— Leo Tolstoy

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.

— Anthony Hamilton

I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.

— Charlie Chaplin

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

— John Quincy Adams

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.

— Sammy Davis, Jr.

And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we’re all sweating it – when we’re worried that the bill won’t pass, and it seems like all is lost – Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward… with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.

— Michelle Obama

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 Aquino

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

— Ambrose Bierce

The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human.

— Elizabeth Edwards

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.

— Anne Morrow Lindbergh

When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.

— Helen Hayes

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

— Barbara Johnson

We have no patience with other people’s vanity because it is offensive to our own.

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.

— Thomas Aquinas

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness it teaches industry and thrift above all it teaches entire trust.

— Gertrude Jekyll

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.

— James Russell Lowell

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.

— George Santayana

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

— Hal Borland

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.

— May Sarton

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

— Thomas Huxley

I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.

— David Hobson

The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord’s promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards.

— Charles Stanley

Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom.

— Alice Walker

I’d like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I’ve tried to meditate, but it’s really hard for me to stay still. I’d like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can’t shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key.

— Ellen DeGeneres

I have not the smarts or patience for political office.

— Henry Rollins

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

— David Mallet

I think you can judge from somebody’s actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there’s a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.

— George W. Bush

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.

— Cleveland Amory

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.

— Guy Kawasaki

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice.

— Holbrook Jackson

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

— Daisaku Ikeda

When I was 20, I thought I was 30 – but I was so far from it. When you’re young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience.

— Elisha Cuthbert

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

— Franklin P. Jones

Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.

— Peter Marshall

I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.

— Gertrude Stein

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy.

— Khaleda Zia

I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it’s not a Grateful Dead project, it’s a Me project.

— Jerry Garcia

The principle part of faith is patience.

— George MacDonald

Hopelessness has surprised me with patience.

— Margaret J. Wheatley

Find patience in the breath of life.

— Ryunosuke Satoro

The greatest power is often simple patience.

— E. Joseph Cossman

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?

— Paul Sweeney

Gardeners are good at nurturing, and they have a great quality of patience, they’re tender. They have to be persistent.

— Ralph Fiennes

The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.

— John Major

I think patience is a skill and I wish I had it.

— David Duchovny

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

— Eknath Easwaran

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.

— Abu Bakr

There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.

— Cesar Chavez

I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.

— Robert Falcon Scott

I’m terrible with patience.

— Katherine Heigl

If I could have one prayer answered, I would pray for patience. I move so fast sometimes. I try to slow down.

— Debra Winger

A final word: I am not knowledgeable about the internet. I do not have a computer. I guess that at 74 years of age, I don’t have the patience to learn.

— David Wilkerson

It’s a war of attrition. If you have patience and a modicum of faith in yourself your chances are not too bad.

— Julie Bowen

A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year: Charmed. I think it’s tougher for the younger networks, so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show. But who knows?

— Aaron Spelling

I don’t play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.

— Dick Dale

Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.

— James J. Corbett

There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.

— Larry Hagman

Luck is a component that a lot of people in the arts sometimes fail to recognise: that you can have talent, perseverance, patience, but without luck you will not have a successful career.

— Bryan Cranston

A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision but believe me, after six months’ experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time – patience.

— Stanley Baldwin

My mum told me to have patience. It’s about realising that when things aren’t going the way you want them to, or you don’t have inspiration, it will come.

— Vanessa Paradis

It has taken a great deal of energy, which has not been so difficult to summon as the necessary patience to wait, simply wait much of the time – until my instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.

— Hart Crane

So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won’t have the patience to pick them out.

— Martin Yan

I believe there’s too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.

— Bob Woodward

Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution.

— Tony Kushner

Temperamentally I’m not a natural producer, because I don’t have the patience.

— Damian Lewis

You have to respect your parents. They are giving you an at-bat. If you’re an entrepreneur and go into the family business, you want to grow fast. Patience is important. But respect the other party… My dad and I pulled it off because we really respect each other.

— Gary Vaynerchuk

Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.

— Evelyn Underhill

Everyone is given one gift, a reason for being, and it’s our obligation to do something with it. Obviously, it’s a challenge – but if you’re not taking the bull by the horns, I have no patience for you. You’re just taking up space.

— Melissa Rosenberg

We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination.

— Muammar al-Gaddafi

I think I have more patience now than I did in the past.

— T. Boone Pickens

Because I’m the author of my screenplays I know what I’m looking for. It’s true that I can be stubborn in demanding that I get what I want, but it’s also a question of working with patience and love.

— Michael Haneke

Patience was not my strong point.

— Lauren Bacall

Thank God my parents had an abundance of patience.

— Lexa Doig

One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.

— Carl Hiaasen

My biggest weakness is patience, wanting to see things happen too quickly or get changes in place right away. Not having the patience to let things develop.

— Paul Gleason

I haven’t been given many things, but I’ve been given ample, limitless patience.

— Lincoln Diaz-Balart

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?

— Jim Bishop

Patience was not something that came naturally to me, but in cooking it is the quintessential skill.

— Gail Simmons

Patience is the secret to good food.

— Gail Simmons

Many of these inspirational patience quotes are the result of a collection from various sources; such as newspapers, magazines, bible, other speakers, write-ups, seminars, articles and websites and every effort has been made to give credit where it is due for the material contained herein.

Most of these inspirational patience quotes’ meanings are straight forward and easy to understand probably due to their simplicity or nature of their authors, and other inspirational patience quotes may sound like parables or proverbs which might be difficult to understand their meanings. When you come across difficult patience quotes, Please read the quote more than once or repeatedly until you get the meaning.

For some inspirational patience quotes, you must think deeply and apply wisdom before you can get their meanings. I believe you will learn and apply the lessons contained in some of these inspirational patience quotes in your life because some of these quotes have already influenced many peoples’ decisions and actions.

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