Patience

  1. Patience must not be an inch shorter than affliction.

  2. Life is a symphony, & we lose a third of it by cutting out the slow movement.

  3. There is no place for faith if we expect God to fulfil immediately what He promises.–John Calvin

  4. I do not have time to be in a hurry.

  5. Patience is a quality that is most needed when it is exhausted.

  6. Patience is the ballast of that soul that will keep it from rolling & tumbling in the greatest storms.

  7. We must suffer patiently, because impatience is rebellion against the justice of God.

  8. Patience is the ability to remain silent & hungry, while everybody else in the restaurant gets served.

  9. Patience means “to stay put & stand fast when you’d like to run away.”

  10. How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners & instant cameras teach patience to its young?

  11. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if men would show as much patience with their wives & kids as they do when waiting for a fish to bite?

  12. He conquers who endures.

  13. There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.

  14. He who would have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the grinding.–Shakespeare

  15. Happy homes are built with blocks of patience.

  16. Some people who get credit for being patient are just too lazy to start anything.

  17. The true measure of a man is the height of his ideals, the breadth of his sympathy, the depth of his convictions, & the length of his patience.

  18. The trouble with people today is that they want to get to the Promised Land without going through the Wilderness.

  19. Patience is when you listen silently to someone tell about the same operation you had.

  20. Patience is often bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

  21. Nothing worthwhile ever happens in a hurry–so be patient!

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