115 Waiting Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of waiting quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about finally after a long wait.

Top 10 Waiting Quotes (BEST)

  1. Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. — William Arthur Ward
  2. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. — Barack Obama
  3. Don't wait. The time will never be just right. — Napoleon Hill
  4. I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker
  5. I'm so tired of waiting, aren't you, for the world to become good and beautiful and kind? — Langston Hughes
  6. We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. — Joseph Campbell
  7. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try. — Ernest Hemingway
  8. Crazy how you gotta wait until it's dark out to see who really with you. — Drake
  9. You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way! — Dr. Seuss
  10. Theatre is a form of knowledge; it should and can also be a means of transforming society. Theatre can help us build our future, rather than just waiting for it. — Augusto Boal

After A Long Wait Quotes

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After waiting four long years since the Lost CHIC Tapes were recovered, I'm finally putting out our first record. I'm like a child waiting for Christmas morning. — Nile Rodgers

We passionately long that there may be another life in which we shall be similar to what we are here below. But we do not pause to reflect that, even without waiting for that other life, in this life, after a few years we are unfaithful to what we have been, to what we wished to remain immortally. — Marcel Proust

For me, it's always a little sad getting out of bed. Every morning after I get up, I always gaze longingly at my bed and lament, 'You were wonderful last night. I didn't want it to end. I can't wait to see you again. — Jim Gaffigan

Waiting quote Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.

You can figure out how bad a person you are by how soon after September 11th you masturbated, like how long you waited... and for me it was between the two buildings going down... I had to do it, otherwise they'd win. — Louis C. K.

I have always found it difficult to wait for things - whether it was to see my father or sailor brother, Alan, again after their long sea trips, or the chance of a better job, or even new curtains. — Anna Neagle

I like my coffee the way I like my women: after waiting impatiently in a long line. — Dana Gould

Waiting quote Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.

When a highly successful leader retires after a long career, it is very unlikely that his successor will be of comparable caliber. Anyone of similar ability and drive would have gone somewhere else, instead of waiting in the wings for years for a chance to show his own leadership. — Thomas Sowell

I couldn't bear the road anymore. I'm sure that a lot of people who have been on the road a long time will say the same thing. After a while, waiting for bedroom service and planes - I wanted to go home. — Barry Manilow

Just once I wanted a task that required all the joy I had. Day after day I had noticed that if I waited long enough, my strong unexpressed joy would dwindle and dissipate inside me, like a fire subsiding . . . . Just this once I wanted to let it rip. — Annie Dillard

There are works which wait, and which one does not understand for a long time; the reason is that they bring answers to questions which have not yet been raised; for the question often arrives a terribly long time after the answer. — Oscar Wilde

Don't Wait Too Long Quotes

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So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. — Lee Iacocca

I realize I waited too long but please don't move on. — Drake

When forgiveness is necessary, don't wait too long. We must begin to forgive, because without forgiving, we choke off our own joy; we kill our own soul. People carrying hate and resentment can invest themselves so deeply in that resentment that they gradually define themselves in terms of it. — Lewis B. Smedes

Waiting quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

Don't place too much confidence in the man who boasts of being as honest as the day is long. Wait until you meet him at night. — Robert C. Edwards

I can't wait to get out. It's been much too long, I don't like being home. I'd rather play. This tour is going to be really big. We're gonna have the biggest show we can have. It's gonna be different not like the old KISS shows. — Eric Carr

Don't do it quickly, but don't wait too long... If we wait too long to forgive, our rage settles in and claims squatter's rights to our souls. — Lewis B. Smedes

Waiting quote You must be willing to leave the life that you planned in order to find the one
You must be willing to leave the life that you planned in order to find the one waiting for you.

Texas has waited too long for a governor who knows that quid pro quo shouldn't be the status quo. It's time for a governor who believes that you don't have to buy a place in Texas' future. — Wendy Davis

I'm too impatient to wait for things to happen to me. If I should be out of work for two months I would go crazy. So as soon as I'm free, I start writing. While it is necessary for me to write, I know that if I go too long without acting on the stage I don't feel well. — Erland Josephson

As you submit your wills to God, you are giving Him the only thing you can actually give Him that is really yours to give. Don't wait too long to find the altar or to begin to place the gift of your wills upon it! No need to wait for a receipt; the Lord has His own special ways of acknowledging. — Neal A. Maxwell

So I did that for a long time in my career, and I waited for parts to play myself just physically down a little bit. But I do feel like I'm at a place in my career now where I don't necessarily fret about that too much anymore. — Charlize Theron

If You Wait Too Long Quotes

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Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. — William Arthur Ward

Too long have the workers of the world waited for some Moses to lead them out of bondage... I would not lead you out if I could; for if you could be led out, you could be led back again. I would have you make up your minds there is nothing that you cannot do for yourselves. — Eugene V. Debs

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If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life. — Oscar Wilde

Waiting quote Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

If you wait until those weapons pose a direct, clear, present danger to the United States, you've probably waited too long. — John Sununu

The most important and visible outcropping of the action bias in excellent companies is their willingness to try things out, to experiment. If you wait until you believe you are safe, sure to be without occasional foolish feelings, you've most likely waited too long. — Tom Peters

In this business, if you take too long, the landscape changes. So the opportunities that were there when I decided to take a break weren't there when I came back. It's like, 'Wait a second - what happened here?' It was a real learning experience. I've paid my dues, I will tell you that. — Chris O'Donnell

Waiting quote So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone
So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.

If you wait too long in Vegas, you end up with a chicken finger in your underwear. — Chelsea Handler

But dreams move on, if you wait too long. — Billy Ray Cyrus

If you wait until you have to change, you may have waited too long. — Ron Kaufman

The good ones go, if you wait too long. So you should go, before you stay too long. — Drake

Worth The Wait Quotes

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Some things in life are worth waiting for. — Danielle Steel

The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for. — Will Rogers

Some things are worth the wait. — Tyler Hoechlin

Waiting quote If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.

I will fall on my face sometimes And I can't color inside the lines 'Cause I'm perfectly incomplete I'm still working on my masterpiece And I, I wanna hang with the greats Got a way to go, but it's worth the wait No, you haven't seen the best of me I'm still working on my masterpiece — Jessie J

Love is still a simple act of faith, and a faithful heart is always worth the wait. — Neil Diamond

Maybe sometimes the best things are worth waiting for possibly. — Pierce Brosnan

Waiting quote Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to
Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.

If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives. — Daniel Handler

To be honest about it, sex was not worth the wait. — Kevin Jonas

On a day-to-day basis, you get tired of waiting to be accepted. In show business, someone else has to say that you're good or that you're worth going to see or worth taping a show. There's a lot of pain here. There's a lot of pain inside. I'm a sad, crying-on-the-inside kind of clown. — Greg Giraldo

All good things arrive unto them that wait - and don't die in the meantime. — Mark Twain

Worth Waiting For Quotes

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If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well. If it is worth having, it is worth waiting for. If it is worth attaining, it is worth fighting for. If it is worth experiencing, it is worth putting aside time for. — Oscar Wilde

Your love made it all worth waiting for some like you. — Dean Martin

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Some things in life are worth waiting for. — Danielle Steel

Waiting quote Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before
Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.

You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for. — Craig Bruce

There is a God of awesome grace who meets his children in moments of darkness and difficulty. He is worth running to. He is worth waiting for. He brings rest when it seems like there is no rest to be found. — Paul David Tripp

Details matter, it's worth waiting to get it right. — Steve Jobs

Waiting quote Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude whi
Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.

The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for. — Will Rogers

Maybe sometimes the best things are worth waiting for possibly. — Pierce Brosnan

If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives. — Daniel Handler

All good things arrive unto them that wait - and don't die in the meantime. — Mark Twain

Patiently Waiting Quotes

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Lord, help me to live this day, quietly, easily. To lean upon Thy great strength, trustfully, restfully. To wait for the unfolding of Thy will, patiently, serenely. To meet others, peacefully, joyously. To face tomorrow, confidently, courageously. — Francis of Assisi

Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing rose, looking at the night and seeing the day. Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full. — Shams Tabrizi

Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Waiting quote Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. Life is
Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. — Robert H. Schuller

If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes. — George Muller

I’m waiting for my princess to come I just have to be patient. — Niall Horan

Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full. — Rumi

You can often help others more by correcting your own faults than theirs. Remember, and you should, because of your own experience, that allowing God to correct your faults is not easy. Be patient with people, wait for God to work with them as He wills. — Francois FeNelon

All pendulums swing back. Be patient. — Steven Bartlett

Waiting time is not wasting time. Waiting patiently in expectation is the foundation of the spiritual life. — Henri Nouwen

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More Waiting Quotes

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Waiting quote by William Arthur Ward

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. — William Arthur Ward

Waiting quote by Napoleon Hill

Don't wait. The time will never be just right. — Napoleon Hill

Waiting quote by Jennifer Donnelly

Meet me where the sky touches the sea. Wait for me where the world begins. — Jennifer Donnelly

Waiting quote by Carl Sagan

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. — Carl Sagan

Waiting quote by Buddha

Fools wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man. — Buddha

Waiting quote by Carrie Fisher

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. — Carrie Fisher

Waiting quote by Zayn Malik

Loving someone who doesn't love you is like waiting for a ship at the airport. — Zayn Malik

Waiting quote by Joseph McCarthy

I'm always chasing rainbows, Waiting to find a little bluebird in vain. — Joseph McCarthy

Waiting quote by Jack London

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. — Jack London

Waiting quote by Julia Child

The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook. — Julia Child

Waiting quote by Oscar Wilde

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life. — Oscar Wilde

Waiting quote by Robert De Niro

Time goes on. So whatever you're going to do, do it. Do it now. Don't wait. — Robert De Niro

Waiting quote by Samuel Beckett

Nothing is more real than nothing. — Samuel Beckett

Waiting quote by Barry Sheene

Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out and meet the bloody thing. — Barry Sheene

Waiting quote by Rabindranath Tagore

Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted. — Rabindranath Tagore

Waiting quote by Jess C Scott

Good things come to those who wait. — Jess C Scott

Waiting quote by Hannibal

All good things to those who wait. — Hannibal

Waiting quote by T. B. Joshua

Don't wait for a more convenient day to discipline your mind! — T. B. Joshua

Waiting quote by Terry Pratchett

I have, before now, waited for a pen to perform a macro. — Terry Pratchett

Waiting quote by Danielle Steel

Some things in life are worth waiting for. — Danielle Steel

Waiting quote by Ieyasu Tokugawa

Little Bird if you do not sing for me, I will wait for you — Ieyasu Tokugawa

Waiting quote by Geoffrey Chaucer

Time and tide wait for no man. — Geoffrey Chaucer

Waiting quote by Gautama Buddha

Fools wait for a lucky day, but everyday is a lucky day for an industrious man. — Gautama Buddha

Waiting quote by Franz Kafka

Simply wait, be quiet, still The world will freely offer itself to you. — Franz Kafka

Waiting quote by Rogers Hornsby

I stare out the window and wait for spring. — Rogers Hornsby

Waiting quote by J. R. R. Tolkien

Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Waiting quote by Malcolm De Chazal

We always keep God waiting while we admit more importunate suitors. — Malcolm De Chazal

Waiting quote by George Eastman

Suicide note. "To my friends. My work is done why wait?" — George Eastman

Waiting quote by Joseph De Maistre

To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success. — Joseph De Maistre

Waiting quote by Pericles

Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time. — Pericles

Waiting quote by Henry H. Arnold

Your limits are somewhere up there, waiting for you to reach beyond infinity. — Henry H. Arnold

Waiting quote by Sun Tzu

He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared. — Sun Tzu

Lord, help me to live this day, quietly, easily. To lean upon Thy great strength, trustfully, restfully. To wait for the unfolding of Thy will, patiently, serenely. To meet others, peacefully, joyously. To face tomorrow, confidently, courageously. — Francis of Assisi

We must give up the silly idea of folding our hands and waiting on God to do everything for us. If God had intended for that, then he would not have given us a mind. Whatever you want in life, you must make up your mind to do it for yourself. — Marcus Garvey

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well. If it is worth having, it is worth waiting for. If it is worth attaining, it is worth fighting for. If it is worth experiencing, it is worth putting aside time for. — Oscar Wilde

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. — Barack Obama

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

I'm so tired of waiting, aren't you, for the world to become good and beautiful and kind? — Langston Hughes

Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing rose, looking at the night and seeing the day. Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full. — Shams Tabrizi

Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. — William Arthur Ward

Don't lose faith. Promise yourself that you will be a success story, and I promise you that all the forces of the universe will unite to come to your aid; you might not feel today or for a while, but the longer you wait the bigger the prize. — George Bernard Shaw

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. — Joseph Campbell

Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try. — Ernest Hemingway

Crazy how you gotta wait until it's dark out to see who really with you. — Drake

You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way! — Dr. Seuss

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