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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
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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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If you are affronted it is better to pass it by in silence, or with a jest, though with some dishonor, than to endeavor revenge. If you can keep reason above passion, that and watchfulness will be your best defenders.
- Isaac Newton
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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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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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I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller
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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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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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I have not so great a struggle with my vices, great and numerous as they are, as I have with my impatience. My efforts are not absolutely useless; yet I have never been able to conquer this ferocious wild beast.
- John Calvin
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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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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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Impatience turns an ague into a fever, a fever to the plague, fear into despair, anger into rage, loss into madness, and sorrow to amazement.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Thy peace shall be in much patience.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Affect not little shifts and subterfuges to avoid the force of an argument.
- Isaac Watts
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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.
- Francis de Sales
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Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
- Helen Keller
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There are three indispensable requirements for a missionary: 1. Patience 2. Patience 3. Patience.
- Hudson Taylor
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Do daily and hourly your duty; do it patiently and thoroughly. Do it as it presents itself; do it at the moment, and let it be its own reward. Never mind whether it is known and acknowledged or not, but do not fail to do it.
- James H. Aughey
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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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If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
- Isaac Newton
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Ultimately, all our complaints are directed against God.
- Woodrow Kroll
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Everyone feels benevolent if nothing happens to be annoying him at the moment.
- C.S. Lewis
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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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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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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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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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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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I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.
- Helen Keller
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Slight small injuries and they will become none at all.
- Thomas Fuller
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At the least bear patiently, if thou canst not joyfully.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Those who wait for God are pilgrim souls that have no tie that will hold them when the definite command is issued; no prejudices that will paralyze their effort when in some strange coming of the light they are commanded to take a pathway entirely different to that which was theirs before; having no interests either temporal or eternal, either material or mental or spiritual, that will conflict with the will of God when that will is made known.
- G. Campbell Morgan
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Set not thyself to attain much rest, but much patience.
- Thomas a Kempis
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A Christian without patience is like a soldier without arms.
- Thomas Watson
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Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller
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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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