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Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Patience is also a form of action. Auguste Rodin, sculptor
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He that can have patience can have what he will. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy, novelist
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Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. John Ruskin, writer
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher
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I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it. Dame Edith Sitwell,
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Beware the fury of a patient man. John Dryden, poet
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Patience is the key to paradise. Proverbs,
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All things come round to him who will but wait. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
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An ounce of patience is worth a pound of brains. Danish proverb,
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Dios tarda pero no olvida -- God delays but doesn't forget. Proverbs,
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A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble. Plautus, playwright
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You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder. Anonymous,
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A patient man is one who can put up with himself. Source Unknown,
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Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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Beauty, unlike the rest of the gifts handed out at birth, does not require dedication, patience and hard work to pay off. But it's also the only gift that does not keep on giving. Paulina Porizkova, model
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Patience is the companion of wisdom. Saint Augustine, philosopher
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Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent. B. C. Forbes, journalist
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Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. Sa'di, poet
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Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time. Voltaire (Fran, writer
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Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness. Thomas Huxley, scientist
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Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better. Herman Hesse, author
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Patience means self-suffering. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal. Horace, poet
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Patience is a remedy for every sorrow. Publilius Syrus, writer
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It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. Elizabeth Taylor, actress
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If you are tempted to lose patience with your fellowman; stop and think how patient God has been with you. Source Unknown,
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Slow and steady wins the race. Aesop, author
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Our patience will achieve more than our force. Edmund Burke, statesman
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If I'm not back in five minutes... just wait longer! Jim Carrey, comedian
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Patience and shuffle the cards. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
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Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice. Holbrook Jackson, writer
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Hope is patience with the lamp lit. Tertullian, author
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Patience, money and time bring all things to past. Proverbs,
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Patience when teased is often transformed into rage. Proverbs,
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Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength. Edward George BulwerLytton,
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Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength Charles Caleb Colton, writer
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Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big. Hesiod, poet
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To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success. Joseph De Maistre, diplomat
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I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end. Margaret Thatcher, leader
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Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses. Source Unknown,
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Patience is counting down without blasting off Source Unknown,
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Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. Epictetus, philosopher
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All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open. Arnold Glasgow,
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Heaven grant us patience with a man in love. Rudyard Kipling, writer
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There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them. Joseph Roux, clergyman
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Of all the things that tax a man's patience, there's nothing to compare with a stuck zipper. Source Unknown,
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A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience. John Updike, novelist
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Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. Victor Hugo, author
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Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world. William Cobbett, politician
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Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation. Josiah Gilbert Holland,
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Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
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Patience is the key to contentment. Mohammed,
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Though patience be a tired mare, yet she will plod. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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How poor are they that have not patience. What wound did ever heal but by degrees? William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Like farmers we need to learn that we cannot sow and reap the same day. Source Unknown,
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Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off. Nicholas Brendon, actor
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Rome was not built in a day. Proverbs,
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With close-lipped Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbor to Despair. Matthew Arnold, poet
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Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return. W. H. Auden, poet
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Beware of undertaking too much at the start. Be content with quite a little. Allow for accidents. Allow for human nature, especially your own. Arnold Bennett, novelist
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The lord is wonderfully good to those who wait for him and seek him.N.B.: From this quote is derived the proverb, Good things come to those who wait. Bible,
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Inaction may be the biggest form of action. Jerry Brown, politician
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Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; Hold fast; Hold out. Patience is genius. GeorgesLouis Leclerc Buffon,
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I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy. Albert Einstein, physicist
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A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once. William Faulkner,
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The little that is completed, vanishes from the sight of one who looks forward to what is still to do. Johann von Goethe, writer
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Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. Barbara Johnson, critic
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In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes the time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause. Samuel Johnson, author
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Those who desire to become rich, desire it at once. Juvenal, poet
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If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent. Sir Isaac Newton,
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Who can be patient in extremes? Henry Vi William Shakespeare, dramatist
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The strongest of all warriors are these two Leo Tolstoy, novelist
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Patience carries a lot of wait Source Unknown,
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All things come to him who waits -- provided he knows what he is waiting for. Woodrow Wilson, president
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I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient. Gertrude Stein, author
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How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young? Paul Sweeney,
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Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct. Phaedrus, poet
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Abused patience turns to fury. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience. Chuck Tanner, athlete
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Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee. Helen Hayes, actress
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To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin. Thomas Aquinas, theologian
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Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks, clergyman
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Да би мирно седяло, не би чудо видяло. Bulgarian proverbs,
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Patience is passion tamed. Lyman Abbott, author
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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, writer
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Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait...The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply dont count. Robert Anthony, author
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Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience. Paul Boese,
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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, philosopher
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It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience. Horace Bushnell,
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I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose. Charlie Chaplin, actor
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Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request. Lord Chesterfield, statesman
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Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. Confucius, philosopher
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Oh that my Pow'r to Saving were confin John Dryden, poet
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Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. Epictetus, philosopher
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Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew - St. Francis De Sales,
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Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
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Patience is the virtue of an ass, who treads beneath his burden and complains not. George Granville,
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All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue. Franz Kafka, novelist
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Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait -- not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
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Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience. Sri Anandamayi Ma,
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Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here. Philip Massinger, poet
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Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead. Bill Mcglashen,
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Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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Consider the hour-glass; there is nothing to be accomplished by rattling or shaking; you have to wait patiently until the sand, grain by grain, has run from one funnel into the other. John Christian Morgenstern,
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Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age. Elliot Paul, journalist
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Patience in the present, faith in the future, and joy in the doing George Perera,
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Let me look upward into the branches of the flowering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well. Wilferd A. Peterson,
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In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. W. B. Prescott,
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There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears. C. S. Robinson,
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Sometimes it helps to know that I just can't do it all. One step at a time is all that's possible -- even when those steps are taken on the run. Anne W. Schaef,
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If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives. Marquise De SeVigne,
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That which in mean men we entitle patience is pale cold cowardice in noble breasts. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. Henry Wheeler Shaw,
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Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow -- that is patience. Source Unknown,
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It seems likely that many of the young who don't wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don't have the patience to make art. Pauline Kael, critic
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The patience of the American public with dilatory diplomatic delays will be very limited. Tom Lantos, diplomat
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Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked. Abdus Salam, scientist
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And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy. Janet Napolitano, politician
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The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human. Elizabeth Edwards, lawyer
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Speaking from my experience as a person involved for a long time in building the European Union, it is important to have patience and efforts to build a community of nations. Giorgio Napolitano, politician
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When I was 20, I thought I was 30 - but I was so far from it. When you're young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience. Elisha Cuthbert, actress
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I'm terrible with patience. Katherine Heigl, actress
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I think God's really blessed me with patience. I'm good with a lot of things going on at once. Niki Taylor, model
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In movies, there are some things the French do that Americans are increasingly incapable of doing. One is honoring the complexities of youth. It's a quiet, difficult undertaking, requiring subtlety in a filmmaker and perception and patience from us. Wesley Morris, critic
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It's amazing. My kids have grown me in ways I never knew possible. The patience I've received and the love I get from them is just amazing. Candace Cameron Bure, actress
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When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets? Jim Bishop, journalist
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He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience. William Golding, novelist
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I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. Edith Sitwell, poet
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Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains. William Penn, leader
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
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Humility is attentive patience. Simone Weil, philosopher
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The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. Arnold H. Glasow, author
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The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society. Lawrence G. Lovasik, clergyman
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Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience. Hyman Rickover, soldier
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I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end. Margaret Thatcher, leader
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Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry. Bret Harte, author
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How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? William Shakespeare, dramatist
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I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable. Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer
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Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. May Sarton, poet
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A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience. Stanley Baldwin, statesman
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You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience. Stanislaw Lec, poet
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