Patience is often thought of as a virtue, and with good reason. Patience is the ability to wait without complaint or feelings of anger or frustration. It is often associated with words like “calm” and “peaceful.” Patience is important in many areas of life. For example, it is important to be patient when waiting in line or stuck in traffic. It is also important to be patient with friends and family members, even when they are frustrated.

The ability to be patient can also be beneficial in the workplace. Those who are patient are often able to better handle difficult projects and deadlines. They are also more likely to be able to work well with others. Patience is not always easy, but it is often worth it. These quotes about patience can help inspire and encourage you to be more patient in your own life.

“Patience and time do more than strength or passion.” – Jean de La Fontaine

“Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto.” – Steve Maraboli

“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” – Paulo Coelho

“Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.” – William Penn

“Though patience be a tired mare, yet she will plod.” – William Shakespeare

“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.” – Margaret Thatcher

“I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.” – Paulo Coelho

“Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.” – Eknath Easwaran

“When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They’re opportunities to learn patience.” – Scott Curran

“The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.” – Croft M. Pentz

“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in your mind.” – David G. Allen

“Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams

“Patience is the art of hoping.” – Luc de Clapiers

“One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.” – Chinese Proverb

Patience is the support of weakness impatience the ruin of strength.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Tolerance and patience should not be read as signs of weakness, they are signs of strength.” – Anonymous

“The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.” – Erik Erikson

“Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.” – James J. Corbett

“Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve.” – Anonymous

“When it comes to patience, we don’t have to change old habits; we can build better ones.” – Sue Bender

“Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.” – Phillips Brooks

“I will not be distracted by noise, chatter, or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me.” – Louise Hay

“Patience is when you’re supposed to get mad, but you choose to understand.” – Anonymous

“If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.” – A.A. Milne

“Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves.” – Tony Gaskins

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” – Lao Tzu

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” – Criss Jami

“Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.” – Mary Pierce

“It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” – Elizabeth Taylor

“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.” – Joseph Addison

“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.” – Jarod Kintz

“Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” – Napoleon Hill

“My dad said to me – Work hard and be patient. It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in.” – Simon Cowell

“She was always waiting, it seemed to be her forte.” ― D.H. Lawrence

“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.” ― Margaret Thatcher

“There’s no advantage to hurrying through life.” -Shikamaru Nara” ― Masashi Kishimoto

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” ― Criss Jami

“Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke

“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” ― Paulo Coelho

“Beware the fury of a patient man.” — John Dryden

“The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.” — Croft M. Pentz

“I will not be distracted by noise, chatter, or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me.” — Louise Hay

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” — Leo Tolstoy

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” — Abraham Lincoln

“When it comes to patience, we don’t have to change old habits; we can build better ones.” — Sue Bender

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” — A.A. Milne

“It is very strange that the years teach us patience — that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” — Elizabeth Taylor

“When you have self-knowledge, you’re naturally calm and poised. You overcome obstacles with ease. They are part of your plan.” —Maxime Lagacé 

“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.” — Ovid

“Patience is when you’re supposed to get mad, but you choose to understand.” —Anonymous

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” — Lao Tzu

“Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.” — Plautus

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” — George Bernard Shaw

Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward… just patience and faith.” — Cristina Marrero

Patience is the road to wisdom.” — Kao Kalia Yang

“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” — Hal Borland

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.   Soren Kierkegaard

“All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.” – Thomas a Kempis

“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.” – Jarod Kintz

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” – George Bernard Shaw

“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.” — Heraclitus

“Sometimes things aren’t clear right away. That’s where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.” — Mary Pierce

“There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.” — Swami Sivananda

“Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don’t rush. Be quick, but don’t hurry.” — Earl Monroe

 “I learn it every day of my life, learn it with pain I am grateful for: patience is everything!” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“The more patient we are, the more understanding we become.” – William Arthur Ward

“Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.” – Victor Hugo

 “It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” – Elizabeth Taylor

“He who has infinite patience and infinite energy at his back will alone succeed.” – Swami Vivekanand

“Great things are not accomplished by idle dreams, but by years of patient study.” – James H. Aughey

 “Quite honestly, most people are quick to “write someone off.” But our God is a God of the second chance. Learn from One who is patient with you, and you’ll learn to be patient with others.” – Woodrow Kroll

“Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience.” – Leo Tolstoy

“It takes patience to listen. It takes skill to pretend you’re listening.” ― Harmon Okinyo

“Patience is the virtue of an ass that trots beneath his burden, and is quiet.” – George Granville

“A wise man does not try to hurry history. Many wars have been avoided by patience, and many have been precipitated by reckless haste.” – Adlai Stevenson

“Patience teaches us to turn provocations into invocations, to transform frustrations into celebrations.” – William Arthur Ward

 “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey

“When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They’re opportunities to learn patience.” – Scott Curran

“Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.”   Eknath Easwaran

“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” – Billy Graham

“Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.” – Neal A. Maxwell

“If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care.” – Marvin J. Ashton

 “If you have patience, then you’ll also have love. Patience leads to love.” – Mata Amritanandamayi

“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.” ― Margaret Thatcher

“It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.”   Julius Caesar

 “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”   John Quincy Adams

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

“Struggles often serve to release the wisdom, patience, and strength we all possess but too seldom demonstrate.” – Jim Stovall

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”   Ephesians

“You also must be patient. Keep your hopes high, for the day of the Lord’s coming is near.”   James

“Let’s not get tired of doing good, because in time we’ll have a harvest if we don’t give up.”   Galatians

“Better to be patient than a warrior, and better to have self-control than to capture a city.”  Proverbs 

“Hot tempers cause arguments, but patience brings peace.”  – Proverbs

“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.”   Romans 

“Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.”   Antoine de Saint-Expiry

“I still have to work on patience.”   Robert Mueller

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