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  Be patient, Cossack, and you'll be a chieftain.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Beware the anger of a patient man.  
 -  American proverb
  

  In a struggle between strength and patience, patience will win.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A patient person has all the wealth that there is in this world.  
 -  African proverb, Jabo
  

  Rome wasn't built in a day.  
 -  German proverb
  

  True patience consists in bearing what is unbearable.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Patience conquers destiny.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  A man without patience is a lamp without oil.  
 -  Andres Segovia
  

  The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.  
 -  Arnold H. Glasow
  

  He that can have patience can have what he will.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.  
 -  Bill McGlashen
  

  The greatest prayer is patience.  
 -  Buddha
  

  The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.  
 -  Charles Dickens
  

  The balance you have between drive and patience may be your master key to success.  
 -  David Allen
  

  Our patience will achieve more than our force.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  I work with patience, which is almost power.  
 -  Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  

  No thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.  
 -  Epictetus
  

  Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue.  
 -  Franklin P. Jones
  

  A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.  
 -  George-Louis de Buffon
  

  It is hard! But what can not be removed, becomes lighter through patience.  
 -  Horace
  

  A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.  
 -  George-Louis de Buffon
  

  It is hard! But what can not be removed, becomes lighter through patience.  
 -  Horace
  

  Calmness and patience can become habitual by first grasping, through effort, a calm and patient thought, and then continously thinking it, and living in it, until 'use becomes second nature,' and anger and impatience pass away for ever.  
 -  James Allen
  

  Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.  
 -  Jean Jaques Rousseau
  

  Beware the fury of a patient man.  
 -  John Dryden
  

  The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.  
 -  Leo Tolstoy
  

  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
  

  Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.  
 -  Mac McCleary
  

  He who is impatient waits twice.  
 -  Mack McGinnis
  

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

  Patience can become second nature, if taught early enough. One of those gifts to your children for which you will be hated first and loved later.  
 -  Marlene Dietrich
  

  How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?  
 -  Paul Sweeney
  

  Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  The more patient you are, the more accepting you will be of what is, rather than insisting that life be exactly as you would like it to be. Without patience, life is extremely frustrating.  
 -  Richard Carlson
  

  If deception is the most potent weapon in your arsenal, then patience in all things is your crucial shield. Patience will protect you from making moronic blunders. Like mastering your emotions, patience is a skill - it does not come naturally.  
 -  Robert Greene
  

  Impatience can be a virtue, if you practice it on yourself.  
 -  Rod McKuen
  

  Patience is the companion of wisdom.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  What is harder than rock? What is softer than water? Yet hard rocks are hollowed out by soft water.  
 -  Seneca
  

  If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.  
 -  Sir Isaac Newton
  

  Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.  
 -  St. Francis de Sales
  

  It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.  
 -  Syrus
  

  Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.  
 -  Titus Maccius Plautus
  

  Patience is the ability to put up with people you'd like to put down.  
 -  Ulrike Ruffert
  

  Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Someday you will find the one who will watch every sunrise with you until the sunset of your life...Just be patient.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I'll pray for patience, because if I pray for strength, I may throw you out the window!  
 -  Unknown
  

  If God answers your prayers, He is increasing your faith. If He doesn't, He is training your patience.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Never give up or lose faith in something that you know God has placed in your life. Be patient and remember there is a time for everything.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Love is like a butterfly. If you chase after it, it will fly away. But if you are patient, and wait long enough, it will land in your hands.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I don't like waiting, I'm so impatient. But I'll wait forever, as long as I end up with you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Being kind is much more important than being right, for sometimes all a person needs is not a brilliant mind that speaks, but a patient heart that listen.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A person's true colors will always show within time. You may be fooled for the moment, but be patient and see what happens.  
 -  Unknown
  

  God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it's worth the wait.  
 -  Unknown
  

  In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.  
 -  W. B. Prescott
  

  Infinite patience brings immediate results.  
 -  Wayne Dyer
  

  How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?  
 -  William Shakespeare, Othello