Patience Quotes : 65 Patience Quotes On Success In Life

These Patience quotes will inspire you. Patience (or forbearance) is the ability to endure difficult circumstances. Patience may involve perseverance in the face of delay; tolerance of provocation without responding in disrespect/anger; or forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties.

Patience is the level of endurance one can have before disrespect. It is also used to refer to the character trait of being steadfast. Antonyms include hastiness and impetuousness.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging patience quotes, patience sayings, and patience proverbs.

Inspirational Patience Quotes

  1. “Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  2. “Be patient. Do the best with what you know. When you know more, adjust the trajectory.” ~ Jen Hatmaker
  3. “Some of your greatest blessings come with patience.” ~ Warren W. Wiersbe
  4. “The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can’t practice patience.” ~ Nouman Ali Khan
  5. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” ~ Saint Augustine

  6. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  7. “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
  8. “Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  9. “Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” ~ Saadi

  10. “Patience and time do more than strength or passion.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine , Time and patience quotes
  11. “Above all, trust in the slow work of God.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  12. “He who has infinite patience and infinite energy at his back will alone succeed.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  13. “Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen
  14. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. “Patient waiting is often the highest way of doing God’s will.” ~ Jeremy Collier
  16. “The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” ~ Moliere
  17. “Awaiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  18. “Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.” ~ Ovid
  19. “Be content to progress in slow steps until you have legs to run and wings with which to fly.” ~ Pio of Pietrelcina

  20. “Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
  21. “The principle part of faith is patience.” ~ George MacDonald
  22. “Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.” ~ Barbara Johnson
  23. “Endurance is patience concentrated.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  24. “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.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  25. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

  26. “The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.” ~ Ralph Marston
  27. “If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent” ~ Isaac Newton
  28. “To lose patience is to lose the battle.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi , Lose patience quotes
  29. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  30. “There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.” ~ Sivananda
  31. “We have to slow the rhythm of rush in our lives so that the best of who are can emerge.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst
  32. “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 , Peace and patience quotes
  33. “If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” ~ Hal Borland
  34. “We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” ~ Helen Keller

  35. “All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.” ~ Thomas a Kempis
  36. “Purity, patience, and perseverance overcome all obstacles. All great things must of necessity be slow.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  37. “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” ~ Hal Borland
  38. “Hope is patience with the lamp lit.” ~ Tertullian

  39. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” ~ Albert Einstein
  40. “Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  41. “There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.” ~ Daniel Handler
  42. “Do not be surprised that you fall every day; do not give up, but stand your ground courageously. And assuredly, the angel who guards you will honor your patience.” ~ John Climacus
  43. “Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales

  44. “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
  45. “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
  46. “The practice of patience guards us against losing our presence of mind. It enables us to remain undisturbed, even when the situation is really difficult. It gives us a certain amount of inner peace, which allows us some self-control, so that we can choose to respond to situations in an appropriate and compassionate manner, rather than being driven by our disturbing emotions.” ~ Dalai Lama
  47. “Patience wins the race.” ~ Bernard Barton

  48. “Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.” ~ Vera Nazarian
  49. “A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.” ~ Moliere
  50. “Who is the great man? He who is strongest in patience. He who patiently endures injury, and maintains a blameless life–he is a man indeed!” ~ H. P. Blavatsky
  51. “Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.” ~ Maya Angelou
  52. “Abused patience turns to fury.” ~ Thomas Fuller

  53. “This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson , Patience quotes love
  54. “A moment of patience in a moment of anger prevents a thousand moments of regret.” ~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
  55. “Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience.” ~ Hyman Rickover
  56. “He who was living is now dead We who were living are now dying With a little patience.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  57. “The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord’s promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards.” ~ Charles Stanley
  58. “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 then be powerless to vex your mind.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  59. “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
  60. “Patience is also a form of action.” ~ Auguste Rodin

  61. “Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  62. “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
  63. “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” ~ Robert Frost
  64. “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.” ~ Jean de la Bruyere
  65. “Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.” ~ Baltasar Gracian

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