Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.
— Robert Louis Stevenson

Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.
Buddha forbear quote

If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
— Samuel Johnson

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

There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.
— forbear quotation by Edmund Burke