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Top 150 Patience Quotes and Sayings



In this post you will find Top 150 Patience Quotes and Sayings.


Patience Quotes and Sayings


“Patience is the key to contentment.” — The Prophet Muhammad


“The very important thing you should have is patience.” — Jack Ma


“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” — Greek proverb


“Patience is a key element of success.” — Bill Gates


“Patience is the key to paradise.” — Turkish proverb


“Have patience with all things but first of all with yourself.” — Frances de Sales


“Patience is poultice for all wounds.” — Irish proverb


“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.” — Ovid


“Slow is every foot on an unknown path.” — Irish proverb


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


“Haste has no blessing.” — Swahili saying


“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” — Jean-Jacques Rousseau


“Haste makes waste.” — John Heywood


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


“All great achievements require time.” — Maya Angelou


“You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.” — Craig Bruce


“Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.” — Rita Mae Brown


“Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


“Time is the wisest of all counselors.” — Plutarch


“Slow and steady wins the race.” — Aesop


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


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


“Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial.” — Joyce Meyer


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


“Patience is the best medicine.” — John Florio


“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” — Molière


“Genius is patience.” — Isaac Newton


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


“Be patient. Good things will come.” — Unknown


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


“Be patient the best things happen unexpectedly.” — Unknown


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


“You can’t rush something you want to last forever.” — Unknown


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


“What comes easy won’t last. What lasts won’t come easy.” — Unknown


“Patience means self-suffering.” — Mahatma Gandhi


“A man who masters patience masters everything else.” — Unknown


“No great thing is created suddenly.” — Epictetus


“Patience is power.” — Unknown


“To lose patience is to lose the battle.” — Mahatma Gandhi


“Good things take time.” — Unknown


“Genius is eternal patience.” — Michelangelo


“Bear and forbear.” — Unknown


“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Patience in all things is your crucial shield.” — Robert Greene


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


“Patience is a conquering virtue.” — Geoffrey Chaucer


“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” — Leo Tolstoy


“Patience isn’t a virtue; it’s a necessity.” — Lou Holtz


“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” — Thomas Edison


“Endurance is patience concentrated.” — Thomas Carlyle


“All we need is just a little patience.” — Gun’s and Roses


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


“Never put passion before principle, even if you win, you’ll lose.” — Mr. Miyagi


“While we wait for life, life passes.” — Seneca


“Patience you must have, my young padawan.” — Yoda


“Time discovers truth.” — Seneca


“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” — St. Augustine


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


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


“Misfortune is the test of a person’s merit.” — Seneca


“Don’t put the cart before the horse.” — John Heywood


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


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


“Because you are alive, everything is possible.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” — Abraham Lincoln


“Grain by grain a loaf, stone by stone, a castle.” — Yugoslavian saying


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


“The continuous drip polishes the stone.” — Peruvian saying


“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius


“Patience, a willingness to completely surrender to the process, and the importance of listening.” —Unknown


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


“Patience is the master key to every situation. One must have sympathy for everything, surrender to everything, but at the same time remain patient and forbearing.” — Franz Kafka


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


“Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.” — Vera Nazarian


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


“The salt of patience seasons everything.” — Italian saying


“Patience is the only true foundation on which to make one’s dreams come true.” — Franz Kafka


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


“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” — Michelangelo


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


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


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


“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” — Albert Einstein


“God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it’s worth the wait.” — Anonymous


“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


“Stay patient and trust the journey.” — 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


“Be patient. Everything is coming together.” — Anonymous


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


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


“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” — Bruce Lee


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


“Successful people know the difference between patience and procrastination.” — Unknown


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


“Your mastery depends on focus, patience and practice. Not on luck.” — Robin Sharma


“Tolerance and patience should not be read as signs of weakness, they are signs of strength.” — Anonymous


“Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.” — Bruce Lee


“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


“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.” — Leonardo da Vinci


“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.” — May Sarton


“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


“One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.” — Chinese proverb


“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


“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


“If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto.” — Steve Maraboli


“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.” — Molière


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


“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


“If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big.” — Hesiod


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


“Don’t chase, don’t beg, don’t stress, don’t be desperate, just relax. When you relax, it will come to you. Make your wants, want you.” — Unknown


“Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.” — Peter Marshall


“You will get there when you are meant to get there and not moment sooner. So, relax, breathe, and be patient.” — Unknown


“Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things – of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires.” — Sheri L. Dew


“It’s not imagination on my part when I say that to look up at the sky, the clouds, the moon, and the stars make me calm and patient.” — Anne Frank


“Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.” — Robert Greene


“It doesn’t matter how many setbacks you come across, it’s the comeback that makes your story stand the test of time. So, be the comeback. Defy the odds.” — Tofe Evans


“Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward… just patience and faith.” — Cristina Marrero


“Take pleasure in the laborious research process — enjoy the slow cooking of the idea, the organic growth that naturally takes shape over time.” — Robert Greene


“First, they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” — Mahatma Gandhi


“The secret engine fueling success is patience. It will actually get you to most goals much quicker and smoother than the alternative.” — Neil Strauss


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


“My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.” — Josh Billings


“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


“All good things arrive unto them that wait – and don’t die in the meantime.” — Mark Twain


“Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.” — Jean de La Fontaine


“Drive slowly and enjoy the scenery – drive fast and join the scenery.” — Douglas Horton


“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” — Leonardo da Vinci


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


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


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


“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” — William Shakespeare


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


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


“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” — Hal Borland


“Take up an idea, devote yourself to it, struggle on in patience, and the sun will rise for you.” — Swami Vivekananda


“Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.” — Charles Caleb Colton


“Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently.” Don’t give up. — Buddha


“Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.” — B.C. Forbes


“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


“Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.” — Laurence J. Peter


“This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don’t get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can’t do anything, don’t get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it’s ready to come undone. You have to realize it’s going to be a long process and that you’ll work on things slowly, one at a time.” — Haruki Murakami


“Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” — Barack Obama


“A leaf that 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


“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. I’d rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I’d rather have a no, then nothing.” — Laurell K. Hamilton


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