Patience Quotes

Patience is a popular religious subject, and many of us have been taught that “patience is a virtue.” In a nutshell, it’s the amount of endurance you have before you become frustrated.

Being a patient and the steadfast person isn’t always easy, especially when faced with the pressures and obstacles that modern society throws at us.

Perseverance, patience, and the ability to respond to stressful events without becoming irritated or angry are all extremely valuable and admirable personality attributes.

We hope that these patient quotes provide you with the strength and wisdom you need to face any situation with patience and optimism.

100+ Patience Quotes to Enhance Your Strength

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.― A.A. Milne

A perfect chutney needs patience. If you are cooking it, cook it on a low flame; the flavors come out the best that way.___Maneet Chauhan

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

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 what we encounter.― Paulo Coelho

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

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.― Moliere

He that can have patience can have what he will.― Benjamin Franklin

Patience is a conquering virtue.― Geoffrey Chaucer

No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.― Lewis Carroll

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.― Aristotle

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

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

He that can have patience can have what he will.___Benjamin Franklin

One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.___Chinese Proverb

When it comes to patience, we don’t have to change old habits; we can build better ones.___Sue Bender

To lose patience is to lose the battle.___Mahatma Gandhi

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.___Margaret Thatcher

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

Everybody going to be dead one day, just give them time.― Neil Gaiman

Genius is eternal patience. – Michelangelo

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

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.___Virgil

Why is patience so important? Because it makes us pay attention. – Paulo Coelho

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

I’m patient.___Michael Jordan

Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement. – Vera Nazarin

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 has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice. – Holbrook Jackson

The world gives us PLENTY of opportunities to strengthen our patience. While this truth can definitely be challenging, this is a good thing. Patience is a key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through a cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends, and a live a happier life.___Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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

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

God always has patience.___Pope Francis

Perfect love is perfectly patient.___Neal A. Maxwell

My dear son, be patient, because the weaknesses of the body are given to us in this world by God for the salvation of the soul. So they are of great merit when they are borne patiently.__St. Francis of Assisi

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.___Guy Kawasaki

Hurry up and wait.___Unknown, U.S. Military Saying

Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.___Charles Caleb Colton

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

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains. – William Penn

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 patient to get through the injuries.___Randy Johnson

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.___Tertullian

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

Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.___Hermann Hesse

Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.___Ray A. Davis

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?___Rumi

You’re trying to eat grass that isn’t there. Why don’t you give it a chance to grow?__Richard Adams, Watership Down

Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes.___Franklin D. Roosevelt

Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.___Shannon Alder

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

Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.___Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

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

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

Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.___Lao Tzu

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

One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.___Carl Hiaasen

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

Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.– Ambrose Bierce

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 what we encounter.___Paulo Coelho

An alternative to love is not hate but patience.___Santosh Kalwar

Nature never rushes, yet everything gets done.___Lao Tzu

Don’t try to rush things: for the cup to run over, it must first be filled.___Antonio Machado

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. And no amount of triumphs or tribulations can ever change that.___St. Frances de Sales

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.– Aristotle

Knowing trees, I came to realize, understand and appreciate the act of patience.___Ogwo David Emenike

So much in a revolution is nothing but waiting.___Sinclair Lewis

Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered, you will find life is easier.___Catherine Pulsifer

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.___Plautus

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

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

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

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

It is very strange…that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.___Elizabeth Taylor, A Wreath of Roses

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

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

Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.– Swahili Proverb

One minute of patience, ten years of peace.__Greek Proverb

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

Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.___Unknown

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.___Daisaku Ikeda

Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.___George Bernard Shaw

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

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.___A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh

Your least favorite virtue, or nominee for the most overrated one? Faith. Closely followed—in view of the overall shortage of time—by patience.___Christopher Hitchens

Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace.___Brian Weiss

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.___Billy Graham

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

The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others. – Erik Erikson

The practice of patience in crafting and process is a virtue that needs to come back.___Zac Posen

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

Patience is a conquering virtue.___Geoffrey Chaucer

Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation.___Gustave Flaubert

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

Bear patiently with a rival. – Ovid

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

I like playing. I wouldn’t be a good coach. I don’t have the patience to be a coach.____Tom Brady

Abused patience turns to fury.___Thomas Fuller

The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.___Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Patience means active waiting and enduring. It means staying with something and doing all that we can – working, hoping, and exercising faith; bearing hardship with fortitude, even when the desires of our hearts are delayed. patience is not simply enduring; it is enduring well!___Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.___David G. Allen

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

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

Slow and Steady wins the race___Aesop

And sure enough, even waiting will end…if you can just wait long enough.___William Faulkner

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