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Patience means self-suffering.

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow -- that is patience.
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.
Patience. A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.
Patience is passion tamed.
Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; Hold fast; Hold out. Patience is genius.
All things come to him who waits -- provided he knows what he is waiting for.
Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self.
Patience will achieve more than force.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Slow and steady wins the race.
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.
Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses.
Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.
In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Patience is the key to contentment.
Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.
Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience.
Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength
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 be powerless to vex your mind.
A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
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 -
They also serve who only stand and wait.
Patience when teased is often transformed into rage.
Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
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.
Who can be patient in extremes? [Henry Vi]
That which in mean men we entitle patience is pale cold cowardice in noble breasts.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time.
Inaction may be the biggest form of action.
If I'm not back in five minutes... just wait longer!
Beware the fury of a patient man.
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.
Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
Let this be understood, then, at starting; that the patient conquest of difficulties which rise in the regular and legitimate channels of business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success which you seek but it is essential to that preparation of your mind, requisite for the enjoyment of your successes, and for retaining them when gained. So, day by day, and week by week; so month after month, and year after year, work on, and in that process gain strength and symmetry, and nerve and knowledge, that when success, patiently and bravely worked for, shall come, it may find you prepared to receive it and keep it,
Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.
Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.
You will conquer by patience.
If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
Patience in the present, faith in the future, and joy in the doing
Patience, money and time bring all things to past.
How poor are they that have not patience. What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
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.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach-waiting for a gift from the sea.
All things come round to him who will but wait.
Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience.
To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success.
Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.
Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears.
The patience of the hunter is always greater than that of the prey.
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.
Patience is counting down without blasting off
With close-lipped Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbor to Despair.
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.
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
Patience and shuffle the cards.
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.
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
The little that is completed, vanishes from the sight of one who looks forward to what is still to do.
Patience is the virtue of an ass, who treads beneath his burden and complains not.
If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big.
Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation.
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.
Those who desire to become rich, desire it at once.
All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.
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.
Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.
Patience permits us to cling to our faith in the Lord when we are tossed about by suffering as if by surf. When the undertow grasps us we will realize that we are somehow being carried forward even as we tumble. We are actually being -helped even as we cry for help.
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.
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.
A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble.
Rome was not built in a day.
An ounce of patience is worth a pound of brains.
Dios tarda pero no olvida -- God delays but doesn't forget.
Patience is the key to paradise.
Be patient. The path of self-discipline that leads to God-realization is not an easy path: obstacles and sufferings are on the path; the latter you must bear, and the former overcome -- all by His help. His help comes only through concentration. Repetition of God's name helps concentration.
There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.
If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives.
Though patience be a tired mare, yet she will plod.
Patience carries a lot of wait
A patient man is one who can put up with himself.
If you are tempted to lose patience with your fellowman; stop and think how patient God has been with you.
Like farmers we need to learn that we cannot sow and reap the same day.
Of all the things that tax a man's patience, there's nothing to compare with a stuck zipper.
Be patient, heart, for there are paper stars and phantom dreams I still must chase.