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

I am as poor as Job, my lord, but not so patient.

I have known twenty persevering girls to one patient one; but it is only the twenty-first one who can do her work, out and out, and enjoy it. For patience lies at the root of all pleasures as well as of all powers.

If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives.

It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.

It's easy finding reasons why other folks should be patient.

Life has such hard conditions that every dear and precious gift, every rare virtue, every genial endowment, love, hope, joy, wit, sprightliness, benevolence, must sometimes be put into the crucible to distil the one elixir - patience.

Never cut what you can untie.

Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; bold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.

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.

Patience and passage of time do more than strength and fury.

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

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

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

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

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Patience is even more rarely manifested in the intellect than it is in the temper.

Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes silk.

Patience is so like fortitude that she seems either her sister or her daughter.

Patience is the art of hoping.


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