Quotes in patience
Best efforts are essential. Unfortunately, best efforts, people charging this way and that way without guidance of principles, can do a lot of damage.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
There will be a time when loud-mouthed, incompetent people seem to be getting the best of you. When that happens, you only have to be patient and wait for them to self destruct. It never fails.
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 will then be powerless to vex your mind.
How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees.
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.