Patience Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old patience quotes, patience sayings, and patience proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Cultivating patience is meaningless unless we can use it when we need it. M.J. Ryan
If we as a community of human souls harness the power of patience, there is no problem we can’t solve - eventually. M.J. Ryan
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Every day begins the task anew. St. Francis de Sales
When we recognize that waiting actually can bring greater enjoyment than the immediate gratification of our needs, it makes patience much easier to practice. M.J. Ryan
Patience is a major attribute that has accounted for success. Patience Johnson
The world gives us PLENTY of opportunities to strengthen our patience. While this truth can definitely be challenging, this is a good thing. Patience is a key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through a cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends, and a live a happier life. Steve Maraboli
Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace. Brian Weiss
Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting. Joyce Meyer
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. Saadi
The greatest power is often simple patience. E. Joseph Cossman
The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others. Erik Erikson
The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones. Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Sometimes things aren't clear right away. That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead. Mary Pierce
The very important thing you should have is patience. Jack Ma
If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm. Mahatma Gandhi
Our patience will achieve more than our force. Edmund Burke
Somehow how is perfectly patient can get more done than someone who is not, and someone who forgives another's faults is often stronger than a person who is addicted to holding on to another's flaws in an attempt to make him or herself feel better. Christian Olsen
Patience is not resignation. It is power. It is a strength. It actually enhances control. Christian Olsen
Patience is not the same as being slow; instead, it often equals being slow to anger and endorses courage that accepts a loss and puts the loss into perspective. In this sense, the conclusion of what really matters in life and in eternity gets placed in front of the temporal, insignificant annoyance. Christian Olsen
Patience speaks of a person's steadfastness under provocation. Enduring ill-treatment without anger or thought of retallation or revenge. Billy Graham
Patience is the transcendent radiance of a loving and tender heart which, in its dealings with those around it, looks kindly and graciously upon them. Billy Graham
Our lives are to be characterized by patience, for it is important in developing the mature, stable character which God wants to produce in His people. Billy Graham
Patience includes perseverance - the ability to bear up under weariness, strain, and persecution when doing the work of the Lord. Billy Graham
No word is too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; and no honors are too distant for the man who prepares himself for them with patience. Bruyere
Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains. William Penn
Patience is a bitter plant but is has a sweet fruit. German Proverb
Whoever has no patience has no wisdom. Sa'Di
Patience is the greatest prayer. Buddha
Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement. Vera Nazarian