Patience & Fortitude

“Patience and fortitude conquer all things.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
~ Lao Tzu

“Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.”
~ William Penn

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”
~ Napoleon Hill

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

“Patience never helped the rooster lay an egg”
~ Unknown, courtesy of N.O. Combelic

“Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can’t hurry the crops or make an ox in two days.”
~ Henri Alain

“Our patience will achieve more than our force.”
~ Edmund Burke

“Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.”
~ Heraclitus

“He that can have patience can have what he will.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

“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

“Genius is eternal patience.”
~ Michelangelo

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

“The greatest power is often simple patience.”
~ E. Joseph Cossman

“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?”
~ William Shakespeare

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”
~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”
~ John Quincy Adams

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.”
~ Saadi

“Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.”
~ Saint Francis de Sales

“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.”
~ Helen Keller

“Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.”
~ Homer

“Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players.”
~ from The Conduct of Life (1860)

Leave a Reply