91 Quotes About Patience

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Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Augustine
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Some of your greatest blessings come with patience.
- Warren Wiersbe
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Those times when you feel like quitting can be times of great opportunity, for God uses your troubles to help you grow.
- Warren Wiersbe
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I think Christians fail so often to get answers to their prayers because they do not wait long enough on God. They just drop down and say a few words, and then jump up and forget it and expect God to answer them. Such praying always reminds me of the small boy ringing his neighbor's door-bell, and then running away as fast as he can go.
- E.M. Bounds
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We are always in the forge, or on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God's own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking!
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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What then are we to do about our problems? We must learn to live with them until such time as God delivers us from them. We must pray for grace to endure them without murmuring. Problems patiently endured will work for our spiritual perfecting. They harm us only when we resist them or endure them unwillingly
- A. W. Tozer
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Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love.
- John Wesley
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We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
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The Bible says the fruit of the spirit is longsuffering. I'll tell you one thing about fruit: you will never see a fruit factory. Isn't that right? You see a shirt factory, but you see a fruit orchard. You see, there is no fruit without life. You cannot manufacture patience. The fruit of the Spirit is patience.
- Adrian Rogers
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There is no love of God without patience, and no patience without lowliness and sweetness of spirit.
- John Wesley
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Wait on God and He will work, but don't wait in spiritual sulks because you cannot see an inch in front of you! Are we detached enough from our spiritual hysterics to wait on God? To wait is not to sit with folded hands, but to learn to do what we are told.
- Oswald Chambers
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To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.
- Helen Keller
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There are no sins God's people are more subject to than unbelief and impatience. They are ready either to faint through unbelief, or to fret through impatience.
- Thomas Watson
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Thy peace shall be in much patience.
- Thomas a Kempis
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In regard of God, patience is a submission to His sovereignty. To endure a trial, simply because we cannot avoid or resist it, is not Christian patience. But to humbly submit because it is the will of God to inflict the trial, to be silent because the sovereignty of God orders it - is true godly patience.
- Stephen Charnock
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Do not be impatient for impatience is of the flesh. Do not try different methods because they are useful solely in helping the flesh. We must distrust the flesh entirely.
- Watchman Nee
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There are three indispensable requirements for a missionary: 1. Patience 2. Patience 3. Patience.
- Hudson Taylor
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I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller
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God's patience is infinite. Men, like small kettles, boil quickly with wrath at the least wrong. Not so God. If God were as wrathful, the world would have been a heap of ruins long ago.
- Sadhu Sundar Singh
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It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others.
- Francois Fenelon
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I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.
- Helen Keller
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There is nothing which so certifies the genuineness of a man's faith as his patience and his patient endurance, his keeping on steadily in spite of everything.
- Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.
- Peter Marshall
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Wait for the Lord. Behave yourself manfully, and be of good courage. Do not be faithless, but stay in your place and do not turn back.
- Thomas a Kempis
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The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
- Assorted Authors
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Endeavor to be always patient of the faults and imperfections of others; for thou hast many faults and imperfections of thine own that require forbearance. If thou art not able to make thyself that which thou wishest, how canst thou expect to mold another in conformity to thy will?
- Thomas a Kempis
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There is always a prepared place for a prepared person.
- Jack Hyles
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To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.
- Thomas Aquinas
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Patience is the ability to suffer a long time under the mistreatment of others without growing resentful or bitter.
- Jerry Bridges
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A Christian without patience is like a soldier without arms.
- Thomas Watson
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Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.
- Assorted Authors
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The cure for impatience with the fulfillment of God's timetable is to believe His promises, obey His will, and leave the results to Him. So often when God's timetable stretches into years we become discouraged and...want to give up or try to work something out on [our] own.
- Jerry Bridges
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Be deaf to the quarrelsome, blind to the scorner and dumb to the inquisitive.
- James H. Aughey
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God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
- Richard Cecil
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There is a fruit of the Spirit that must accompany the gift of healing and that is longsuffering.
- Smith Wigglesworth
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There is no enemy can hurt us but by our own hands. Satan could not hurt us, if our own corruption betrayed us not. Afflictions cannot hurt us without our own impatience. Temptations cannot hurt us, without our own yieldance. Death could not hurt us, without the sting of our own sins. Sins could not hurt us, without our own impenitence.
- Joseph Hall
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A man must not stop listening any more than praying when he rises from his knees. No one questions the need of times of formal address to God, but few admit in any practical way the need of quiet waiting upon God, gazing into His face, feeling for His hand, listening for His voice.
- Charles H. Brent
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Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world-making the most of one's best.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Affect not little shifts and subterfuges to avoid the force of an argument.
- Isaac Watts
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Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
- Helen Keller
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Think of the ills from which you are exempt, and it will aid you to bear patiently those which now you may suffer.
- Richard Cecil
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Do not let the loud utterances of your own wills anticipate, nor drown, the still, small voice in which God speaks. Bridle impatience till He does. If you cannot hear His whisper, wait till you do. Take care of running before you are sent. Keep your wills in equipoise till God's hand gives the impulse and direction.
- Alexander MacLaren
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One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Patience is a grace as difficult as it is necessary, and as hard to come by as it is precious when it is gained.
- Charles Spurgeon
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All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
- Thomas Fuller
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All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Christ bears with the saints' imperfections; well may the saints one with another.
- William Gurnall
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