Books are the quietest and most constant of friends;
they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Cure the disease and kill the patient.
What I call a good patient is one who, having found a good physician, sticks to him till he dies.
There is something good in all seeming failures.
You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.
You can't treat a car like a patient. A car needs love.
We know the average American physician interrupts their patient in 14 seconds.
Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.
The wayside of business is full of brilliant men who started out with a spurt, and lacked the stamina to finish. Their places were taken by patient and unshowy plodders who never knew when to quit.
Sometimes things aren't clear right away.
That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.
A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don't rush. Be quick, but don't hurry.
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations.
People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.
Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
Who can be patient in extremes? Henry Vi
I feel that any form of so called psychotherapy is strongly contraindicated for addicts. The question Why did you start using narcotics in the first place? should never be asked. It is quite as irrelevant to treatment as it would be to ask a malarial patient why he went to a malarial area.
If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
I have declared that patience is never more than patient.
I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.
I sometimes wish I were suffering in a good cause, or risking my life for the good of others, instead of just being a gravely endangered patient.
Ideally, I'm also sending a message that everything passes, even hope, and sometimes you have to be patient while you wait for it to come back around again.
Beware the wrath of a patient adversary.
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.
Present law has a process to ascertain whether or not a patient is in a persistent vegetative state, and it should not matter what politicians think.
David Lynch was very good, very patient with us, and the reaction in the United States seems pretty good.
Logotherapy sees the human patient in all his humanness.
I step up to the core of the patient's being. And that is a being in search of meaning, a being that is transcending himself, a being capable of acting in love for others.
Now the trumpet summons us againnot as a call to bear arms, though arms we neednot as a call to battle, though embattled we arebut a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulationa struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease and war itself.
One might say, for example, that a patient has a kind of St Vitus's dance;
a kind of dropsy; a kind of nerve fever; a kind of ague. One would never say, however (to end once and for all the confusion of these names) He has St. Vitus's dance, He has nerve fever, He has dropsy, He has ague, since there simply are not any fixed, unchanging diseases to be known by such names.
If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts;
but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month.
It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
The knowledge of this marvelous period has made faith far easier from an intellectual standpoint, and has enabled us to be more patient in waiting to see the truth, not as now