Patience is passion tamed.
If I'm not back in five minutes... just wait longer!
He that can have patience can have what he will.
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.
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.
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.
Like farmers we need to learn that we cannot sow and reap the same day.
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 and shuffle the cards.
Patience means self-suffering.
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.
A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble.