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Patience is the art of hoping.

Patience is the courage of the conqueror, the strength of man against destiny - of the one against the world, and of the soul against matter. - Therefore it is the courage of the gospel; and its importance, in a social view and to races and institutions, cannot be too earnestly inculcated.

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

Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.

Patience strengthens the spirit, sweetens the temper, stifles anger, extinguishes envy, subdues pride, bridles the tongue, restrains the hand, and tramples upon temptations.

Patience! why, it is the soul of peace; of all the virtues, it is nearest kin to heaven; it makes men look like gods. The best of men that ever wore earth about him was a sufferer, - a soft, meek, patient, humble, tranquil spirit; the first true gentleman that ever breathed.

Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.

Patient waiting is often the highest way of doing God's will.

People in a hurry cannot think, cannot grow, nor can they decay. They are preserved in a state of perpetual puerility.

Steady, patient, persevering thinking, will generally surmount every obstacle in the search after truth.

That which in mean men we entitle patience, is pale, cold cowardice in noble breasts.

The conflict of patience is such, that the vanquished is better than the vanquisher.

The more haste, the less speed.

The sincere and earnest approach of the Christian to the throne of the Almighty, teaches the best lesson of patience under affliction, since wherefore should we mock the Deity with supplications, when we insult him by murmuring under his decrees?

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.

There are no short cuts to Heaven, only the ordinary way of ordinary things.

There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience, and tears.

There is as much difference between genuine patience and sullen endurance, as between the smile of love, and the malicious gnashing of the teeth.

There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting.


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