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Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.

First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

Just keep going when it's tough. Just keep going when it's long.

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.

Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.

You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.

Don't cross the bridge until you come to it.

Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

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.

Slow and steady wins the race.

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

When you have self-knowledge, you're naturally calm and poised. You overcome obstacles with ease since you accept them as part of your plan.

Patience is the key to contentment.

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.

One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.

There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.

Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.

Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things - of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires.

Maybe that's why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward... just patience and faith.

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

Have patience with all things but first of all with yourself.

Patience means self-suffering.

Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.

Patience is the only true foundation on which to make one's dreams come true.

No great thing is created suddenly.

To lose patience is to lose the battle.

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.

Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

All we need is just a little patience.

Never put passion before principle, even if you win, you'll lose.

Patience you must have, my young padawan.

The very important thing you should have is patience.

All good things come to he who waits.

Have patience, God isn't finished yet.

Don't put the cart before the horse.

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Take up an idea, devote yourself to it, struggle on in patience, and the sun will rise for you.

Almost everything is outside of your control. You may take all the right actions and fail. You may take no action and win. All you can do is put yourself is positions to win. Be consistent. Patience will eventually get luck on your side.

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.

Sometimes things aren't clear right away. That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.

Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress.

Remember you are half water. If you can't go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.

If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto.

Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will - that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us.

Not only will this make you treat each moment more preciously, but you will be more patient with yourself and with others, recognizing that there are millions of moments on the path to any worthwhile achievement.

If you believe indeed in the Lord Jesus for the salvation of your soul, if you walk uprightly and do not regard iniquity in your heart, if you continue to wait patiently, and believingly upon God; then answers will surely be given to your prayers.

I have no patience for anyone who thinks they've figured things out, no patience for people who think they're right at the expense of everyone else. The world is too connected and too complicated to conform to any of our rigid ideas of what it should be like.

Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me.

Deep down, I know that I am a child of God who has inherited divine capacities; some of them I strive to develop, others are left languishing. I also have a human side. I lose my temper, lose patience and sometimes judge others and myself.

I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good. I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens.

It is one thing to train officers on fighting crime. It is a whole other thing to train them to build friendships and relationships, which are integral to fighting crime. This takes time, effort, and patience on the part of police officers.

It is necessary for him who would endure existence with patience that he should conceive himself to be something - that he should be persuaded he is not a cipher in the muster-roll of man.

I have learned that I really do have discipline, self-control, and patience. But they were given to me as a seed, and it's up to me to choose to develop them.

To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship.

God always has patience.

This is me, a sinner on whom the Lord has turned his gaze. And this is what I said when they asked me if I would accept my election as pontiff. I am a sinner, but I trust in the infinite mercy and patience of our Lord Jesus Christ, and I accept in a spirit of penance.

I like playing. I wouldn't be a good coach. I don't have the patience to be a coach.

For many years, I tried to make New Year's resolutions. I made lists and shot for great heights: I would show altruism and exert moral strength, patience and all those other great attributes.

For correct writing, the cultivation of patience and mental accuracy is essential. Throughout the young author's period of apprenticeship, he must keep reliable dictionaries and textbooks at his elbow; eschewing as far as possible that hasty extemporaneous manner of writing which is the privilege of more advanced students.

I don't have the patience to be a non-creator.

Al Unser Sr. was one of the smartest drivers I've ever raced against. And I often said, I wish I could've had some of his patience. I know it would have worked for me many times.

Brad will tell you. He puts a movie on, I'm asleep in 10 minutes. I have no patience. But the kids love action movies with comedy, Jackie Chan and all that.

I don't have much patience for people who are self-conscious about the act of eating, and it irritates me when someone denies themselves the pleasure of a bloody hunk of steak or a pungent French cheese because of some outdated nonsense about what's appropriate or attractive.

No one thought the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight would happen, but I had patience.

A certain amount of impatience may be useful to stimulate and motivate us to action. However, I believe that a lack of patience is a major cause of the difficulties and unhappiness in the world today.

The Lord, Jesus Christ, is our perfect example of patience.

Patience can be a good thing - but not necessarily. Sometimes it's not so bad to be impatient. I'm a little bit too polite.

Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That, and trailing off your interaction after the breakup.

The difference between rearing a child in your 20s and one in your 50s is one of patience.

With care and patience, people may accomplish things which, to an indolent person, would appear impossible.

When you have a dream that you can't let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work, They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you're willing to do that.

No, I wouldn't direct a movie, no. I couldn't. I don't have the patience for it, I don't have the people skills. You have to be clever. I'm not really clever in that kind of way. And you have to be able to manipulate people, but at the same time allow them to feel like they are manipulating you, to get the kind of movie that you want.

I would love to write a screenplay for 'Badlands' one day. I don't think I could ever have the patience to do it; I don't even have the patience to write songs. I write some of the shortest songs ever because I don't have the patience.

When I try to be patient on my own, my patience is forced and short-lived. It is obvious to everyone that I am desperately trying to be patient.

Qualities you need to get through medical school and residency: Discipline. Patience. Perseverance. A willingness to forgo sleep. A penchant for sadomasochism. Ability to weather crises of faith and self-confidence. Accept exhaustion as fact of life. Addiction to caffeine a definite plus. Unfailing optimism that the end is in sight.

My mother is a ball of fire in the world, and I love that about her. But what I have learned from my stepdad is something as important, which is patience and compassion. Because when you are living with someone else, those two qualities go a long way.

As wonderful as they were, my parents didn't teach me anything about self-discipline, concentration, patience, or focus. If I hadn't had a family myself, I probably never would've done anything. Marriage taught me responsibility.

It took me a while to learn the true meaning of patience and surrender, but I have finally accepted that healing doesn't happen on our schedule. It doesn't have a clock or a calendar.

I'm glad I didn't know how much patience entrepreneurship required. It took some time to turn that into a strength of mine, so that would've presented an obstacle when I was younger.

I think all musicians have at one time or another experienced one physical problem or another. I have had tendinitis a couple of times, so I try to be really careful. It takes patience and persistence to overcome injury.

If I spent all my time criticising myself, I wouldn't be able to function. There are actors who theorise till the cows come home. I haven't the patience for them. It's maybe shallow, but that's why I'll never be part of the acting set.

Coaching takes patience. I'm more enthused when teaching players who want it versus when I have to.

The biggest lesson my kids have taught me is to find the joy in little things, along with a healthy dose of patience.

I still have to work on patience.

Horses teach you patience and how to do things the right way so you can get the right result.

When, President Obama, do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? When is there to be an end to that unbridled audacity of yours swaggering about as it does now?

I think we can all use a little more patience. I get a little impatient sometimes and I wish I didn't. I really need to be more patient.

Golf is all about patience - one tournament is four days long, 18 holes a day.

Because I have so many brothers and sisters, I think I'm able to have a certain patience.

I pack a toothbrush, toothpaste, and deodorant. That's it. I don't have the time or patience for anything else. I'm a natural kind of guy. I don't style my hair - never learned how.

I make a mean pecan pie, and I have a great recipe for pralines - also using pecans. Pralines take a lot of patience, and patience is a must in the duck blind as well as in the kitchen. Good things come to those who wait.

Patience for me is a big thing. Patience with others. Patience with the way the world is evolving. I have a sense of urgency because I want to help out so much.

I think every war certainly wears on national will and national patience, particularly a counterinsurgency.

You can't jump from little things to big things. It just takes time and patience.

The overwhelming message of the Atonement is the perfect love the Savior has for each and all of us. It is a love which is full of mercy, patience, grace, equity, long-suffering, and, above all, forgiving.

I don't have a lot of patience for movies that aren't cleanly told.

I tell people a lot of times, if you want to be a part of something, you never know, you kind of just have to be around. A lot of people don't really have the patience for it, and they don't stick around. Dre and I are still working together, and we have plenty of music for the future.

Having patience is one of the hardest things about being human. We want to do it now, and we don't want to wait. Sometimes we miss out on our blessing when we rush things and do it on our own time.

What we all need to do is find the wellspring that keeps us going, that gives us the strength and patience to keep up this struggle for a long time.

For those of us learning the way to financial serenity and solvency, the envelope system teaches prudence, patience, and perseverance. You can only spend what you have.

With patience, persistence, and partnership, we can create economic opportunity for every person willing to work hard for it.

I'm a peace-maker, I can fit into a lot of situations. I'm pretty easygoing. I have a lot of patience.

Men need to learn how to deal with women with strength and patience - this is love.

Who shall resist Anti-Christ when he comes if we show such patience towards the vices and crimes of his precursors? By such leniency, we encourage kings to become tyrants and tempt them to withdraw every privilege and all jurisdiction from the Churches.

When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it's a lot of hard work and patience. You can't play for five or ten years and be a legend. It takes longer than that.

Opera is complex for those who perform it, but also for those who listen to it. It takes more time, more patience and more spirit of sacrifice. All this is well worth it because opera offers such deep sensations that they will remain in a heart for a lifetime.

Mum and Dad had waited 16 years for adoption laws to change in their home state, Tasmania, so that they could apply to the authorities to create the family of their dreams. I am so thankful for their endurance and patience. Who knows what would have happened to me if they hadn't miraculously appeared when I needed them most?

A noun is not a name you give something. It is something you watch becoming itself, and you have to have the patience to find out what it is.

With patience and persistence, even the smallest act of discipleship or the tiniest ember of belief can become a blazing bonfire of a consecrated life. In fact, that's how most bonfires begin - as a simple spark.

The industry has changed in that it is far more disposable than it used to be. When Boyzone came out, we were given a shot and the patience to record our singles and albums. Nowadays, the thought is if it is not working, then the artist will be dropped. The record companies will bail on the artists, and I find that sad.

I don't really have the patience to do my hair, which is why it's always parted down the middle, slicked, in a low ponytail or a messy high bun. I'm too lazy to do my own hair, but I like doing my makeup.

America is a great country. It has a lot of work to do. The bottom line is it's easy to talk; it's easy to have the media pick up on something, and it's hard to have the patience to put something in place you can build on that will make sure each citizen has their equal rights.

I think young people don't appreciate that when you're in your 70s, you'll lose patience for techie stuff and you may decide that you want a simple device.

No one can occupy your generosity except you. Who can occupy your patience when impatience roars through you? Who except you can choose not to act with judgment when all of your thoughts are judgmental? Your life is yours to live, no matter how you choose to live it. When you do not think about how you intend to live it, it lives you.

My dad said to me, 'Work hard and be patient.' It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in.

An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person.

Patience is a virtue; virtue is a grace.

If you're not too long, I will wait for you all my life.

Perfect love is perfectly patient.

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

To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.

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.

Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait - not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion.

The best teachers have showed me that things have to be done bit by bit. Nothing that means anything happens quickly - we only think it does.

The motion of drawing back a bow and sending an arrow straight into a target takes only a split second, but it is a skill many years in the making. So it is with a life, anyone's life.

I may list things that might be described as my accomplishments in these few pages, but they are only shadows of the larger truth, fragments separated from the whole cycle of becoming.

There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.

Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.

Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes.

Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting.

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach-waiting for a gift from the sea.

The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one's presence would be healing.

Patience is a key that unlocks the door to a more fulfilling life. It is through a cultivation of patience that we become better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, good friends, and a live a happier life.

Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier.

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.

Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Learn to stand back when the time is not yet ripe and to strike fiercely when it has reached fruition.

The best cure for anger is delay.

Fools have big egos and high expectations. Thus, the madness. The wise have humility and low expectations. Thus, the peace.

It's risky to trust, but it's foolish to seek comfort all your life.

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck. Faith is the solvent that sets you free.

A man of courage is also full of faith.

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

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

Patience is a key element of success.

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

Everything comes if a man will only wait.

Nothing else is necessary but these - love, sincerity, and patience.

One minute of patience, ten years of peace.

Patience is the key to paradise.

Patience is poultice for all wounds.

Slow is every foot on an unknown path.

Haste has no blessing.

Hard work combined with patience is a superpower.

Be impatient with actions but patient with results.

Haste makes waste.

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.

Time is the wisest of all counselors.

Patience is the best medicine.

The greatest power is often simple patience.

Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial.

Genius is patience.

You can't rush something you want to last forever.

A man who masters patience masters everything else.

Bear and forbear.

Patience in all things is your crucial shield.

Patience is a conquering virtue.

Patience isn't a virtue; it's a necessity.

Endurance is patience concentrated.

Patience is the art of hoping.

While we wait for life, life passes.

Time discovers truth.

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.

Misfortune is the test of a person's merit.

Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.

It will be your toughest battle. It will be the only one worth it.

This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success.

Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum.

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.

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child.

Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves.

If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big.

Don't chase, don't beg, don't stress, don't be desperate, just relax. When you relax, it will come to you. Make your wants, want you.

You will get there when you are meant to get there and not moment sooner. So relax, breathe, and be patient.

It's not imagination on my part when I say that to look up at the sky, the clouds, the moon, and the stars make me calm and patient.

It doesn't matter how many setbacks you come across, it's the comeback that makes your story stand the test of time. So, be the comeback. Defy the odds.

Take pleasure in the laborious research process ” enjoy the slow cooking of the idea, the organic growth that naturally takes shape over time.

The secret engine fueling success is patience. It will actually get you to most goals much quicker and smoother than the alternative.

My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.

Grain by grain a loaf, stone by stone, a castle.

The continuous drip polishes the stone.

All good things arrive unto them that wait - and don't die in the meantime.

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery.

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

The more you ask how much longer it will take, the longer the journey seems.

At the gate of patience there is no crowding.

Impatience may be a virtue if you have to write for today's generation.

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.

All men are made one for another: either then teach them better or bear with them.

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.

Who is happy? The man with low expectations. Who is successful? The man with high expectations. Who is wise? The man with patience.

Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.

A leaf that is destined to grow large is full of grooves and wrinkles at the start. Now if one has no patience and wants it smooth offhand like a willow leaf, there is trouble ahead.

Successful people know the difference between patience and procrastination.

Patience, a willingness to completely surrender to the process, and the importance of listening.

Patience is the master key to every situation. One must have sympathy for everything, surrender to everything, but at the same time remain patient and forbearing.

Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.

The salt of patience seasons everything.

We suffer more in imagination than in reality.

What may not be altered is made lighter by patience.

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.

And sure enough, even waiting will end... if you can just wait long enough.

What can you control? Your efforts and where you apply your efforts. What can't you control? Results. Let them go. Believe.

Mastery requires both impatience and patience. The impatience to have a bias toward action, to not waste time, and to work with a sense of urgency each day. The patience to delay gratification, to wait for your actions to accumulate, and to trust the process.

Patience earns interest. Impatience pays interest.

It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself, than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all connected with you.

Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.

Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is timing. It waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.

The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.

Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.

Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.

Endurance is the crowning quality, and patience all the passion of great hearts.

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?

You don't get the things you dream of, you get the things that you work for.

I will not be distracted by noise, chatter, or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me.

You cannot have everything in the present. The road to mastery requires patience and sacrifice.

Sometimes it is best to lie low, to do nothing but let the winter pass.

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

Any person capable of angering you becomes your master.

The loving parts of your personality have no trouble loving. That is all they do. You experience the loving parts of as gratitude, appreciation, caring, patience, contentment and awe of life.

When I have a new idea, I'm charged up and want to start the film immediately, but I simply don't have the patience to wait for stars.

I don't think I have the patience required to undertake projects as huge as 'Baahubali.' You need to spend a lot of time and years to make something empowering like that.

When you're short on sleep, you're short on patience. You're ruder to people, less tolerant, less understanding. It's harder to relate and to pay attention for sustained periods of time.

Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.

To make a full-blooded puff pastry, you need time, you need patience, and you need precision. It's all about the lamination: it's all about building up the layers of butter, dough, butter, dough; as the butter melts, it creates steam, and that brings up the layers of the two doughs apart from each other, and that's what gives it the rise.

The patience that goes with the game, the little things that go along with the game, you have so much more time to think in golf than you do in football - you have to keep your thoughts positive. I'm not sure I've got that mastered.

Of course I would never compare myself to someone who actually went through a war, but I definitely matured shooting 'The Pacific.' I'm more calm and I have more patience.

People make mistakes all the time. We learn and grow. If there's patience and love, and you care for people, you can work them through it, and they can find their greatest heights.

Obstacles, of course, are developmentally necessary: they teach kids strategy, patience, critical thinking, resilience and resourcefulness.

Being a wife and mother are the single most important roles in my life. They take a lot of work, a lot of patience, and help from God and His Word, but if you put in the effort, it's more fulfilling than anything on earth.

The key to sauces is having patience. I'm not a patient woman, but I learned with sauces that you have to get everything on a slow roll and layer the flavors. That's where you get robust tastes: it starts one way and ends another.

Patience doesn't mean making a pact with the devil of denial, ignoring our emotions and aspirations. It means being wholeheartedly engaged in the process that's unfolding, rather than ripping open a budding flower or demanding a caterpillar hurry up and get that chrysalis stage over with.

I have learned that you need to have patience, perseverance, and faith in people to reach your goals.

Being a father taught me patience. And it taught me vulnerability. You don't realize how vulnerable you are when you love something else more far more than yourself.

Dating someone on the opposite end of the happy spectrum teaches you an incredible amount of patience.

I've no patience for people who say they never watch television. It's a great way to keep in touch with popular culture, and it's important that children can relate to what their schoolmates are watching.

I was a big Guns N' Roses fan when I was seven. My friend who lived across the street had long dark curly hair and I had long blonde hair, so I'd dress up as Axl and she'd be Slash, and we'd rock out in front of the mirror singing 'Patience.'

I think it's necessary for VR to start with an early adopter audience that's highly engaged, and I think that means gamers. They're the ones who have the high-end hardware and the expertise and the patience to sort through the uncertainty of it all.

I don't know the definition of a star; I am just an actor. I prefer doing hard work, as I feel luck can't do much in absence of hard work. I am a lazy person - when I entered into this industry, I thought it was a cakewalk, but I have realised it needs a lot of patience and hard work.

If I am told to be at a shoot at 10 A.M., I am ready on time. By 11:30, I lose my patience. After that, I keep threatening to leave the sets if they don't begin soon. It works sometimes.

Be patient. Patience is the mother of all virtues.

Writing is boring, very boring, and it takes so much patience.

I'm very caring with animals. I think patience is a big deal, because animals are always jumping around. I love to take care of people, so I think I'd be a good vet. I always wanted to be a vet when I was little.

Things that are uncomfortable and demand time and effort and patience we can switch off to. And I am intrigued by that concept. It's about human tolerance.

I couldn't be a director because I couldn't put up with the actors. I don't have the patience. Why, I'd probably kill the actors. Not to mention some of the beautiful actresses.

Patience is a virtue in life, of course, but it's not something we F1 people have too much of.

Patience, discipline - giving everything on court... This is what I'm trying to bring in every single match.

Learning patience was not an easy lesson.

Religion has played a big part in eliminating the nuance in humanity. People began to believe things before they knew them. It stopped people from listening and learning with the patience and love of the God they believe in.

Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.

I need a close contact to the client, whoever it is, and a commitment of the client to go out and do a process together. I want to do the best for him. I need his respect and his patience. I want to work with a sophisticated person who's interested in a good building and not in my name.

Patience is weapon. I learned that from my Laker days.

Sandy Meisner would say it takes 20 years to make an actor. Some people it takes five, some people 30. And you have to have patience and forgiveness for yourself. It's hard when you see people at your age or younger becoming successful.

What I relish most is when a member of my staff, who has worked with passion and patience towards achieving their dream of owning a restaurant, walks up to me and says, 'Nobu! I have done it!'

I know one of the reasons God gave me kids was to test my patience.

Face-to-face conversation unfolds slowly. It teaches patience.

And I have to be willing to be patient to allow God’s plan to unfold and not go ahead and try to make my own circumstances happen for me. So, I’ve learned that He can be trusted for every need and desire but at the same time that may require patience on my end.

Does anyone want to see a person who's making the money that the newspapers say I'm making complaining, 'Woe is me, my life is terrible, and people are being unfair?' No one would've had any patience for that. I wouldn't have any patience for that.

I am blessed to be surrounded by the people I love. I thank them for their patience and grace.

To the fans, thank you for your patience and concern. They've been on point with my career, especially after my injuries.

When you bat, you need to have a lot of patience. I started training for it from the age of eight or nine. So, I knew what I needed when I stepped on the field to bat.

The biggest thing I possess is infinite patience. Once you are patient, things fall in place.

A monk's extraordinary patience can be a hindrance to desperate decision-making.

Sometimes I think I'm a bit impatient, and a bit more patience would help me in some cases.

You have to be very strong and headstrong to make your place. You have to know how to say no. Patience is very important.

I kind of feel like... I have a slower instinct than most live-action directors, but I have more patience.

Allah is with people who show patience. If you are down in the dumps, Allah will help you if you have belief. But this is a personal thing between you and him. You can't fool Allah.

After the match-fixing allegations, the one thing I had was patience. It took a lot of time for the courts to come to a verdict regarding the case. Sometimes, there were adjournments, but during that time, I had patience. We fought very hard, and finally justice prevailed, and we got the right verdict.

When I have a job to do, time means nothing. I lose patience with people who work on a clock.

Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Reading - even browsing - an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin.

Sport has taught me never to be jealous of someone or insecure if somebody is doing well. It's taught me teamwork and the value of patience. Even If I lose, I know that I've actually not lost.

Patience is something that, as a young man, I didn't have - when waiting for parts to arrive or waiting for people to behave as I wanted them to.

Being a father has fulfilled me in parts of my life that sustain me. It gives me a comfort and patience. All actors have this hole inside that they're trying to fill by performing. I'm anxious to keep creating, but I'm not so desperate any more because I have the love and support of my kids and wife.

There are three lessons in philanthropy - one, involve the family, especially the spouse. She can be a remarkable driver of your initiative. Two, you need to build an institution, and you need to scale it up. Choose a leader for philanthropy whom you trust. Three, philanthropy needs patience, tenacity and time.

I was 25 myself once. I also thought I knew everything. I also thought that I could give singers singing advice and comics comedy advice. When you're that age, you know it all, so I understand it. But when you're tired and you don't have patience for it, you definitely snap.

In white-ball cricket, things are different - over there, you outsmart the batsman, and over here in Test cricket, it's all about patience and consistency.

I simply do not think that yelling, swearing, threatening or belittling will get you to the place you want to be faster than kindness, understanding, patience and a little willingness to compromise.

Movies require a lot of patience. I like instant results. If I have done something that's not funny at all, the audience will let me know in two seconds. With the movie, I will have to wait nine months to know if I was that bad.

When you have a president who mocks our inclusivity, who demonizes our diversity... you can't ask for patience.

I have no patience with dinosaurs.

I don't think patience is something that any of us grow up with in a large dose. It's a world of instant gratification.

I don't think I have the ability or patience to teach badminton to others.

One of the things I've been taught by Native American elders is the importance of patience, of waiting to do things when the time is right.

It's funny with jeans now, because if they don't feel like a pair of sweatpants, I don't have patience for them anymore! I think I'm becoming increasingly lazy.

There was a solid year and a half, perhaps two years, after making 'Temple Grandin,' when I didn't do anything. I just didn't have much patience for roles that were silly, or light, or inconsequential.

Earlier, looking lighter or slimmer never mattered to me. Frankly, I didn't care. I had more important things to do. But when I figured that it's not that hard, and I have the time, passion and patience to take it up, I jumped onto the health-wagon. I started working out.

Let us wait in patience for the Christ-child whose own life depended on the lives of Mary and Joseph. The Word of God was made flesh. He came so that we might experience the fullness of time.

A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man's success.

I started 'SNL,' and I became the one who did impressions. I did that, but then I wanted to get an original character on, and that took a long time to get one on that stuck. And then I got Vinny Vedecci on - 'Oh great' - and then it took a couple more seasons to get Greg the Alien on. You have to have some patience.

I recall my mum tried to teach me how to fry chicken once, and I almost burned down half the kitchen... I don't think I have the patience for cooking.

While the 2011 revolution did not remove the regime, it has shortened the seemingly endless patience that many Egyptians once had for military rule.

Punk rock has never really had much patience with musical virtuosity. Actually, it'd be more accurate to say that for most of its history, punk has been actively hostile to virtuosity.

Writing takes a lot of patience. It usually takes me a year to write a book. One time, it took me 14 years to write a book, not that I worked on it every day.

Generally, I have lot of patience, and I won't take a decision immediately on anything. I will think twice, thrice; then only I take a decision.

When you are starting to run an online business, you need to narrow down a niche market and be able to stick with it until you have a good profit coming in. This can take a while, so you need to have a great deal of patience to make sure that your business is moving in the right direction.

A perfect chutney needs patience. If you are cooking it, cook it on a low flame; the flavors come out the best that way.

Losing your patience and your temper isn't the most attractive thing, but as kids get older, you wind up raising your voice.

Being a runner has brought me a lot of patience, and patience goes a long way in life.

If you were to ask me when I was 17 if I was mad because I didn't have a deal, I would have probably said, 'Yeah.' Now I'm so glad I got it when I got it. People tell you to be patient and wait. Patience is not a virtue of mine, but I think everything definitely happened the right way for me.

I've always been in awe of filmmakers and their patience in realizing their vision because I could never do that.

I think writing novels has taught me more about the value of patience and being organized. I've learned to use timelines and wikis to track decisions and make sure everything still fits together. It's both easier and harder than writing short fiction.

I haven't got the patience for small talk, although I once saw a woman standing on her own in the corner, and I realised it was Monica Lewinsky, and I had the nicest evening with her - she was charming.

I've been accused of riding roughshod over others' emotions, and I admit, when I feel a friend is being over-indulgent, my patience is in short supply.

If you embrace a project that will require time and patience, then you need something to work on. So the first step of the project is to create an identity. If you don't have an identity, then today you want this player and tomorrow another one. If you have an idea and a shape, then this is how you develop an identity.

Time is always important; sometimes time doesn't always go along with patience. It is always important. You have to deal with it. It's part of football. Every decision is judged.

The notion that patience is a virtue is something you don't fully appreciate until you're a parent. You need endless patience with little ones.

Generations of gun owners have taught their sons and daughters that it takes as much patience and skill to be a good shot as it does to be a good steward of a powerful weapon.

The principal reason for the universe's poker face is that its constituents are far away. Stars careen through space, and galaxies spin at speeds thousands of times faster than a jet plane. But given their distance, you'd need the patience of Job to notice much change in their appearance or position.

I like to take my own time, and I don't like to rush. I do take time, and I have patience.

I think both running and science reflect certain character traits. I have endurance, patience, and ambition. I'm willing to work hard toward a goal, to push myself and overcome limits. Running and science both let me express these traits.

Pregnancy has been a huge lesson in patience and in allowing myself to be open to whatever the day may hand me.

I've never had the patience of a teacher.

The writer's secret is not inspiration - for it is never clear where it comes from - it is his stubbornness, his patience.

I tolerate lots of people I have no patience or respect for. Then, as soon as I can, I rat on them.

People are stubborn about what they perceive to be the right thing or the wrong thing, and it takes a long time to filter this human condition. There's a waiting period until people catch up. But if you have patience - which it takes when someone thinks differently from you - everybody always catches up. That patience is a wonderful virtue.

I love yoga because it allows me to slow down and experience how good it feels to be in relationship to my body. It teaches me patience, acceptance, and how to receive.

In the midst of a burning-hot shaming, calling for patience and context and understanding and empathy can really land you in trouble.

I took Pascal, and I was terrible. And then, when I went to NYU, I minored in computer science. I just couldn't code. I just didn't have the patience for it.

The best thing Jay-Z ever taught me was patience.

Nothing is ever quick. You have to grow an audience, keep them engaged, give them a reason to keep coming back so it will never be an overnight success. Have patience!

I would say I'm a boss who's learning, and I hope people have the patience for the fact that I'm learning along the way because that's a tough thing.

I have a business manager and a book-keeper who deals with our household bills. My husband and I sit down with her for a weekly report on how much money is going out, but I'm not terribly interested, and I don't have the patience for it.

In a world where people are hungry for quick fixes and sound bites, for instant gratification, there's no patience for the long, slow rebuilding process: implementing after-school programs, hiring more community workers to act as mentors, adding more job training programs in marginalized areas.

TV requires a lot more patience. No one's ever like, 'I gotta get up at 5 A.M. and write my stand-up!' It's an easy life. With 'Silicon Valley,' it's long hours and very unglamorous.

The practice of patience in crafting and process is a virtue that needs to come back.

Being a family member is hard no matter where you are. It's hard to be a kid. It's hard to be a parent. It's hard to be a brother or sister. It takes patience and kindness and forbearance.

With marriage and fatherhood, I've finally found two fixed points in my life. They've taught me patience. They've also taught me that I don't need to feel guilty about being happy. My emotional seasons are less extreme.

After four years of experience - and especially after the match with Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 27 for the U.S. title that ended up being a dark match - you've got to realize that patience is a huge key in this game.

The lions taught me photography. They taught me patience and the sense of beauty, a beauty that penetrates you.

For some reason, every time I get a little bit under the weather, I've got zero patience.

I've got to really try and manage my patience out there.

Patience is key. You can't get selfish, and that's the number one thing I've learned at WWE. The world continues to go round, and I just knew - given the right opportunity and the right moment - that the world would know I was good, but now the world knows that I'm great.

I always tell up-and-coming DJs you have to really love what you do and find that interest to drive you. It requires so much attention to detail, and it takes up a lot of your time. You hear a song, and there are so many little pieces that make that song work. It requires a lot of patience, diligence and resilience.

Looking back, I didn't have the patience to work in fashion. I like women so much, but I was never qualified to torture them in photo shoots. You have to be really tough and brutal.

Honestly, Americans are more open-minded and have the patience and the time for new types of music. In Australia and New Zealand, you must earn your place.

The moment a large investor doesn't believe a government will pay back its debt when it says it will, a crisis of confidence could develop. Investors have scant patience for the years of good governance - politically fraught fiscal restructuring, austerity and debt rescheduling - it takes to defuse a sovereign-debt crisis.

I always had that long-term vision. Even getting going with cinema, knowing it was such a long road to be able to make films, but I always had a long term. Whenever I was starting out, I had that patience.

I would be horrible at Twitter. I wouldn't know the answer to fans' questions half the time - and the patience involved! I couldn't imagine. I did have a Twitter account that I tried for a couple days, but found I had nothing to say.

The great saints were always great innovators... They had to be very strong people... principled people. And, apart from their principles, with great tenacity they had to have great reserves of patience.

I'm not about my breasts; I'm just about good health, OK. I'm not afraid of doing what I need to do to stay here. I really don't understand women who are in denial, who don't want to go for a mammogram. I think it's stupidity. Sorry. I have no patience for that.

What's nice about a lot of Wes Anderson's films is that there's a patience to it. I think that patience brings out a lot more funny things that you would miss otherwise if you just had to make quick cuts and keep the pace, whatever that pace is that bigger budget comedies have to have.

Tournament play demands patience to survive and win. Winning at cash games demands a whole other level of thought and deception. You need to reach into your bag of tricks and run the occasional big bluff to be a consistent cash game winner.

I know the 4Ps (Planning, Priority, Perspective and Patience), and I believe that this knowledge sets me apart from others, as I know exactly how to promote a song, where to promote it. And basically, how much money should be spent in doing all that.

An Englishman bears with patience any ridicule which foreigners cast upon him. John Bull never laughs so loudly as when he laughs at himself; but the Americans are nationally sensitive and cannot endure that good-humoured raillery which jests at their weaknesses and foibles.

The creative people I admire seem to share many characteristics: A fierce restlessness. Healthy cynicism. A real world perspective. An ability to simplify. Restraint. Patience. A genuine balance of confidence and insecurity. And most importantly, humanity.

When it comes to work, I have a lot of patience, but otherwise, I am quite impatient.

The single biggest advantage a value investor has is not IQ. It's patience and waiting. Waiting for the right pitch, and waiting for many years for the right pitch.

I always say that with work and patience, if you believe in your own talent, at the end, things come back; there's no doubt about it.

God answers when you least expect it.

Patience with others is love. Patience with self is hope. Patience with God is faith.

Be patient because things will get better. It may be stormy now, but it never rains forever.

Keep the faith. The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment you're about to give up hope.

The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.

If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.

Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing away: God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever has God lacks nothing; God alone suffices.

The work that God does in us when we wait is usually more important than the thing for which we wait!

At the bottom of patience one finds heaven.

It will happen but it will take time.

Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation.

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.

My hopes are not always realized but I always hope.

But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.

Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.

Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.

All things come to him who waits - provided he knows what he is waiting for.

No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility.

All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable.

What was hard to suffer is sweet to remember.

We should always allow some time to elapse, for time discloses the truth.

Time heals what reason cannot.

Always seem patient, as if you know that everything will come to you eventually.

Once you learn patience, your options suddenly expand.

Haste is productive of injury, and so is too much hesitation. He is the wisest man who does everything at the proper time.

Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves.

Keep doing your Karm . Don't start expecting the results.

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Who seeks shall find.

Time is generally the best doctor.

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.

Give everything you've got. Then rest and wait. Then repeat, until achieved.

Our levels of desire, patience, persistence, and confidence end up playing a much larger role in success than sheer reasoning powers.

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.

Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise.

No great 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.

The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.

It's easy to be mad when you mind how they act. It's easy to be happy when you're indifferent to things you can't control.

Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.

The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.

Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.

It's an universal law - intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.

Other people can't cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don't make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness.

It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.

Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.

Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.

Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life.

Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.

The only thing that isn't worthless: to live this life out truthfully and rightly. And be patient with those who don't.

Learn to see - accustoming the eye to calm, to patience, to letting-things-come-to-it; learning to defer judgment, to encircle and encompass the question on all sides.

In the end we are always rewarded for our good will, our patience, fair-mindedness, and gentleness with what is strange.

The funny thing about the heart is a soft heart is a strong heart, and a hard heart is a weak heart.

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

What's coming will come and we'll meet it when it does.

To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden.

Even a snail will eventually reach its destination.

Those who endure are not busy with silly things. They keep aiming and shooting despite the noise other people make.

All human power is a compound of time and patience.

Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.

It's wise to work and wait. It's wiser to work and keep working. Results may not come. Don't waste time.

Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.

One who is patient glows with an inner radiance.

Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace.

Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.

When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They're opportunities to learn patience.

Take a rest: a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.

Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.

Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.

Be worthy love, and love will come.

An alternative to love is not hate but patience.

Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.

Waiting and hoping is a hard thing to do when you've already been waiting and hoping for almost as long as you can bear it.

I hate waiting. But if it's waiting for you I'll wait.

Good relationships don't just happen. They take time, patience, and two people who truly want to be together.

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

Patience is supported and nurtured by a quality of forgiveness.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

The most inefficient and self-harming thing a person can do is go out looking for love. Let it find you when the time is right and you're out doing what you love to do. Only then will you find it in its truest form.

God will bring the right person into your life at the right time. Always believe that! If they are not there, God isn't finished yet!

Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love.

Good novel is a conjunction of many factors, the main of which is, without a doubt, hard work. There are many things behind a good novel, but in particular, there is a lot of work - a lot of patience, a lot of stubbornness, and a critical spirit.

Balance takes work. Lots of it. There is no endpoint in balance, no goal, no finalization. Balance requires practice, patience, and - most importantly - movement. We often get stuck in our ways and form habits based on our fears and driven by our insecurities.

Whether it is a garden gnome, the sound of Bing Crosby launching into 'White Christmas', the blinking innocent eyes of Bambi or the words of Patience Strong, the kitsch phenomenon is there as strong and recognisable as your mother's face. You seldom if ever have the question, whether this is kitsch or not. If you think it might be, then it is.

Raising children uses every bit of your being - your heart, your time, your patience, your foresight, your intuition to protect them, and you have to use all of this while trying to figure out how to discipline them.

I had no patience for films. It was only after I met Shah Rukh that I learnt to enjoy his passion for cinema.

I don't know about writing. It's quite lonely. You have to have a lot of patience with yourself. I don't know if I could do that. But I'd love to direct again.

I have very little patience with children.

When things begin accelerating wildly out of control, sometimes patience is the only answer. Press pause.

I have learnt that patience is important: patience when you bowl and also in how you handle life.

I'm not a perfectionist. I don't have enough patience to go over the same details over and over trying to get it perfect.

If you list the qualities that we consider feminine, they are patience, understanding, empathy, supportiveness, a desire to nurture. Our culture tells us those are feminine traits, but they're really just human.

Science is to be much commended for the ingenuity, the patience, and the persistency it displays in the invention of instruments wherewith to ferret out the secrets of nature.

I wanted my own rock band and stuff like that, but things didn't work out. I didn't have the patience to write my own songs and learn it and everything.

I'm not a person who believes in the great difference between women and men as editors. But I do think that quality is key. We're very good at organizing and discipline and patience, and patience is 50 per cent of editing. You have to keep banging away at something until you get it to work. I think women are maybe better at that.

Editing is a lot about patience and discipline and just banging away at something, turning off the machine and going home at night because you're frustrated and depressed, and then coming back in the morning to try again.

I tell people all the time, the status quo is so untenable to me. Like, literally, I have no patience for it.

Talent is required, but much of writing is a matter of craft, which develops with time, attention, patience and practice, like playing an instrument or learning to dance.

Patience, they say, is a virtue. Yet in times of emergency, the government needs to be able to make snap decisions and take bold, decisive action to protect the American people.

I went in to Reading with the full backing of the chairman, who was great to me, and I got 20 games. Even though it was a three-year project, and I was the guy who knew the club more than anyone, I got the sack after 20 games. Funnily enough, it had just started to pick up, but they lost their patience.

You've got to be able to let things roll off your back, and you've got to have some patience.

I've always admired teachers for their patience and purpose in choosing their profession.

I learned patience. I'm not a real patient guy, but with me trusting in my coach, my managers and my team, I just trust the process and just continue to stay patient and just follow suit.

There is an old tool that has become very handy that is called strategic patience, which is do not overreact in the short-term. Take your time. See what is the underlying, real message. And then, once the reality is represented by actions, then decide how you are going to react to those actions.

If you don't have patience in this profession, you almost always end up getting bent out of shape expecting quick results.

I wrote three stories on spec because I didn't have the patience to convince people I could write.

One fear setting on filmmakers is that the audience no longer has any patience. They want things to constantly move.

The biggest advice I can give loved ones who are supporting someone navigating a newly diagnosed mental illness is patience, patience, and patience.

I have no patience for wasting time.

People need patience. It takes time to build a brand.

I would say that my forte is cutting the line. My entire life's work is me having zero patience and not waiting in a line.

I know that I put a lot into 'Hereditary', and I'm proud of what it is. Beyond the fact that the film takes its time and asks for a certain amount of patience from the audience - and I hope it rewards that patience by the end - I know that I'm something of an aesthete. I care about aesthetics, and I love filmmaking.

I've learnt that you need to have a thick skin, lots of patience and be consistently good.

I've been called Mr. Patient Money because I have the patience to work through challenging circumstances.

It's amazing, all of the ways that having kids has changed me. I'm a much less selfish person because of them, and compared to who I was before, my patience level seems infinite.

There are very few things that I have any patience for that are not at least a little bit humorous.

I didn't choose 'Silver Spoons'. I think my mom and agent chose it because at that time there was a lack of patience on some of the people that were in charge of my career. I think there was a big offer on the table, and I think they took it.

I have so little patience with the whole Y.A. book thing. As far as I'm concerned, you either read books for children or you read books for adults.

Patience pays off.

If you want to grow a beard like mine, the only thing I can tell you is that you have to have patience. You just have to let it grow.

I've learned patience.

Football is business. It's all about being quick, quick, quick - nobody has any patience nowadays. But then again, that is how things are in normal life, away from football.

For believers, both privilege and privation are a trial, and both demand responses: one demands service, and the other demands patience. The greatest privilege is to live well in flourishing lands; the greatest privation is to live in the midst of war, especially civil war.

In football a championship team is never bought, it's built with time and patience.

When you're a crime reporter, you see the nub of what life's about, and you don't have much patience for the falsity of politics.

There comes a time when you have to exercise patience.

I've always believed in staying in a positive frame of mind and allowing God to work and move. It's about having patience.

Storytelling is about patience, about making sense of the moments of pathos and beauty that you find, and about carrying these moments back into your own life.

There was a lot of times when I was busking there were a lot of people in your face, like 'More, more! Go again, again, again!'... People were so used to be able to swipe to see something different to entertain themselves that the patience had diminished.

Scoring and fishing are comparable. In both cases, you must have patience and wait for the right moment to strike power with the utmost coolness.

I have fully retired as a choreographer. I do not have the patience now to make actors learn their steps. For me, that ship has sailed. I have enjoyed 22 years of it.

My wife is my favorite person I've ever met in my 40 years on the planet, and I'm sure she would agree that patience is not her strongest characteristic. I don't know that golf would be the game for her.

I'm constantly looking for ways to learn and elevate your craft, patience for yourself, and patience for this business. It's not a fair business. You may be great, but it may take years for someone to notice what you're capable of because of politics.

A nation may be born in a day, but the great truths which make for the glory and uplift of the race only through long ages permeate and control humanity. We must have the divine patience and understand the divine mathematics of a thousand years as one day.

When I returned from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972, my father was running a forging business with a turnover of Rs 3.5 crore. But I had no patience and wanted to grow the business via exports.

It's about listening to the land and being patient and being ready to absorb our dreaming or our path or our destiny slowly, with patience, being ready to absorb that when it's time and not chasing it.

I can't count how many times I've heard a wrestling fan say they don't have enough time to watch 'Raw.' Maybe it's less about not having the time to watch a three-hour show, but it's more about the time and the patience. You can usually sum up your three-hour 'Monday Night Raw' in a five-minute conversation.

Kevin McHale was a master communicator and knows how to coach stars, and that's a unique gift because you take an old-school guy that's used to coaching his way, he'd have a hard time coaching them cats now, but Kevin knows how, and he has the patience of Job.

When you are a father, when you talk to your son or your daughter for the first time, they don't understand you. Of course, you have patience, and you keep talking to them, and eventually they do understand.

'Deadpool' took seven years to get to the motion picture screen, and I use that as my measurement. That tested me and my patience more than anything I could've imagined because the screenplay was so good.

Arsene Wenger was always the kind of manager whose belief in his team's qualities was steady as a rock and who approached matters with never-ending patience.

When we have people elected into office that believe in conversion therapy and are trying to strip trans rights in the military and do these things that are directly attacking the LGBT community, I have no patience.

As a result of the strategic patience policy, we now have North Korea testing four times an atomic weapon; they've violated numerous United Nations sanctions, U.S. sanctions by launching ballistic missile tests.

You can write ten versions of a scene, and then, on the day, discover that something in the original scene worked. It's hard on writers. Hard on actors, hard on editors, hard on me, hard on the producers, who require patience and confidence. But I can't get to the end without going through this process.

I have a tremendous amount of patience and tolerance when working with people, but if I ever feel the impulse to inhibit myself from doing one more take, or feel a need to apologize to someone for pushing, I know that that relationship isn't gonna last.

I have an equal amount of patience as my grade-school children, which is not great.

I am an attacking batsman, but I've learned a lot about patience. There are clever bowlers who can pick your weak points, so I have to be a bit patient, play out a spell or two.

To anybody who says to me, 'I'm in character,' I say, 'You should be in an asylum.' If you don't know that you're pretending, then you should really seek medical help. I don't have patience for that stuff.

In Germany, young players are given more time, more patience. In England, they prefer to buy already-high-level players rather than spending some time building up a really talented young guy.

The most important thing I learned during games is to be calmer, to try to smooth over other people's or my own mistakes, and not to tackle people unnecessarily. Patience was key for me.

The term 'alpha female' originated in my field of animal behavior, but has acquired new meaning. It refers to women who are in charge, for example, by flirting and dating on their own terms. It is also used maliciously for a loud-mouthed, controlling woman who has no patience with deviating opinions.

As for direction, I definitely do not have the patience or the resilience to make a film. Directing a film is very, very hard.

I don't have much patience with sick people.

Shiva Nirvana's dedication and patience are adorable.

I've learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.

Club music taught me so much about myself: having patience or appreciating a different type of way of taking in life. That, to me, is like what 'Off the Wall' is. Or 'I Feel Love' or 'Rock Your Baby' with George McCrae.

Writing novels is largely about endurance and patience. I take a lot of breaks, hit walls, and go do something else while I think things through. But I do it every day, and I try to treat it as a job, something that is not dictated by whimsy or muses.

The perfect ham and cheese sandwich is all about focusing on quality ingredients and about simple techniques. You start with great bread, a well-cured ham and a sharp local cheese, and the rest is easy. A little butter in a pan and a little patience - in the end you'll have a sandwich that is at once comforting and delicious.

Becoming a father increases your capacity for love and your level of patience. It opens up another door in a person - a door which you may not even have known was there. That's what I feel with my son. There's suddenly another level of love that expands. My son is my greatest joy, out of everything in my life.

When you learn how to be really attentive, you learn the importance of patience and appreciating a woman. You're able to appreciate the softness of her skin and the look in her eyes. It's a connection.

You have to have patience and confidence that your things will let you know where they need to go. Particularly artwork. Paintings will tell you where they want to be.

When I first started submitting my work professionally - and we're talking years and years ago - I had no patience for editorial response times. I hated waiting to hear back from people, hated waiting to see my work in print.

I think when YouTube first came out, everyone was thinking people were just going to watch five-minute shows from now on and that people didn't have the patience anymore to watch longer programmes. But instead, everyone is binge watching and consuming ten-hour programmes and box sets of shows, so it is really interesting.

Being a father gave me a new purpose for existing. That newfound purpose has somehow given me the stamina and patience to take on the endless stream of challenges that come along with parenthood.

For me, most writing consists of siphoning out useless pre-story matter, cutting and cutting and cutting, what seems to be endless rewriting, and what is entailed in all that is patience, and waiting, and false starts, and dead ends, and really, in a way, nerve.

When I worked with wildlife a lot in the Eighties and Nineties, I learnt the meaning of patience. And when I worked with trees, I learned the meaning of humility.

Business is a sprint until you find an opportunity, then it's the patience of a marathon runner.

The biggest challenge, I think for any new artist, is patience.

When I was on the bench, I used to have a yellow pad, and I put on the pad at the beginning of the day, 'patience' and 'restraint.'

I think as more people use the phones to access the Internet, they have a lot less patience for trying to find things on the search engines. That is because you need to figure a lot of things out for search to work.

My wife makes fun of me by calling me a grandpa because I have very little patience for inconsiderate children. So if we're walking in the mall, and some kid goes by really fast on a skateboard, I become the grumpiest eighty-five-year-old man in the world and start screaming at them.

I am very hopeful that my personal success in Qatar will ignite others, especially those in the so-called non-traditional sports, to try even harder because now they can see for themselves that significant achievements can be attained. But let me stress that it takes a lot of work - in fact, very hard work - mixed with very heavy doses of patience.

Serbia has shown enough patience, but it has also sent a clear and strong message that the law must be respected and that no one is stronger than the state.

I have no regrets about not having children. I still wait for the pang of guilt, but I have none. I tune into the television show 'Nanny 911' occasionally which reminds me how much patience and love it take to be a good parent.

I don’t have much patience as I really like to work a lot and it is really hard to work a lot in movies because you have to have patience - every movie is a huge test of patience.

I've got to give my neighbors a bottle of wine or something because I was just screaming into microphones and learning how to play instruments, and it was a lesson in patience for them, I believe.

The two biggest things that translate from the pitching mound to hunting and fishing are patience and perseverance. When you're on the mound, you have to take the game one pitch at a time, regardless of the score, and that approach helps when I'm in the woods or on the water as well.

I don't believe moviegoers don't have patience. Screenwriters are told a scene can't be longer than three minutes, that you have to cut to the chase. Not true!

Americans' distrust of the conspicuously intellectual - a habit we learned, I suppose, on the frontier, but which remains a feature of the national character - has the virtue of puncturing the pretentious and exposing the fake, but it may also have impaired American listeners' patience for music that is especially complex or austere.

There's a randomness, even if you're talented. This is a very unforgiving industry that puts you through the ringer. It is not easy by any means, but it's one of those things that if you have the patience, the perspective, and the talent, it can really take off.

There are times when I surprise myself with the kind of patience I have shown and then there are times when I felt that I could have handled it easily but I made a mountain out of a mole.

A career in showbiz is like a distance run. You have to have patience and pace yourself.

Ultimately, knowing God and reading the Word, it helps with patience with people, understanding, empathy and sympathy that they might not have that I have. If God gave it to me, why not exercise it?

In my experience, not just in shooting films but in the commercials I've done, initially, it's very exciting for the community, and its a real novelty. Very quickly, though, they realize there's a buck to be had, and it becomes annoying, and they lose their patience pretty quick.

Like anyone, you could love someone, and it doesn't mean that you're equipped or you were taught or have the patience or the love or the wherewithal to be a good parent. One has nothing to do with the other.

Kids teach you a lot of patience.

I think film requires a lot more patience and concentration and each day you're keeping the entire picture in your head throughout a two to three month film shoot. Whereas TV, especially half hour, is like doing a play a week or live theater.

The Italians are not indulgent, as Americans are. They don't have the patience to teach young singers how to move. They think you should learn in school.

If I am right about the big picture, I will be rewarded for my patience.

I think my best teacher and my best study was theater in general. It taught me a lot of patience and a lot of hard work, and I think that theater teaches you that you've got to know your stuff because you only get one chance.

After months of preparation working with a stylist who explained to me how a fashion house runs and the process of making a dress, I developed a respect for the patience and skill it takes to design these dresses.

A philosopher goes where the truth leads and has no patience with mere emotion.

Patience is the direct antithesis of anger.

The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.

Haste is of the Devil. St.

Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.

Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I'd rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I'd rather have a no, then nothing.

Alas, impatience is but another form of unhappiness. It is true, it is true. I have never met a happy impatient person.

Impatience only makes you look weak. It is a principal impediment to power.

This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don't get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can't do anything, don't get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it's ready to come undone. You have to realize it's going to be a long process and that you'll work on things slowly, one at a time.

You can tell the greatness of someone by what makes them angry.

No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.

Time, the devourer of all time.

Beware the fury of a patient man.

Vengeance is disappointing, always.

Impatience is the cardinal sin of youth.

To be impatient is to be hooked on the future.

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.

Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.

I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged.

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.

You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.

Patience is sorrow's salve.

My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.

I'm patient.

Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.

Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.

I'm patient with crossword puzzles and the most impatient golfer.

Bear patiently with a rival.

Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.

Abused patience turns to fury.

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.

I'm extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.

Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.

Humility is attentive patience.

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

I have no patience for homophobia.

Right-wing extremism is all about patience. That is, until it makes its move, and then it is sudden and explosive.

I make really good pasta sauce. The secret to getting it right is just patience and love.

You have to have patience to be a legislator.

I wish I had more patience.

Writing takes too much patience and it takes too much out of you for me to want to attempt it too often.

I have little patience or time for nonsense that's spread around.

As for goals, I don't set myself those anymore. I'm not one of these 'I must have achieved this and that by next year' kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end.

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.

You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.

Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.

Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.

No, I will be the pattern of all patience I will say nothing.

It is strange that the years teach us patience that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human.

We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.

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.

The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord's promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards.

I have not the smarts or patience for political office.

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.

Patience has never been my strong suit.

Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.

I've learned the importance of loving what you do. I have also learned more patience due to the nature of the music business.

I haven't got a lot of patience.

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.

I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy.

I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it's not a Grateful Dead project, it's a Me project.

Hopelessness has surprised me with patience.

Find patience in the breath of life.

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

Gardeners are good at nurturing, and they have a great quality of patience, they're tender. They have to be persistent.

The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.

I think patience is a skill and I wish I had it.

There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.

I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.

I'm terrible with patience.

If I could have one prayer answered, I would pray for patience. I move so fast sometimes. I try to slow down.

A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year: Charmed. I think it's tougher for the younger networks, so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show. But who knows?

Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.

There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.

Luck is a component that a lot of people in the arts sometimes fail to recognise: that you can have talent, perseverance, patience, but without luck you will not have a successful career.

My mum told me to have patience. It's about realising that when things aren't going the way you want them to, or you don't have inspiration, it will come.

I believe there's too little patience and context to many of the investigations I read or see on television.

Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution.

Temperamentally I'm not a natural producer, because I don't have the patience.

It has taken a great deal of energy, which has not been so difficult to summon as the necessary patience to wait, simply wait much of the time - until my instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.

So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out.

Everyone is given one gift, a reason for being, and it's our obligation to do something with it. Obviously, it's a challenge - but if you're not taking the bull by the horns, I have no patience for you. You're just taking up space.

I think I have more patience now than I did in the past.

Because I'm the author of my screenplays I know what I'm looking for. It's true that I can be stubborn in demanding that I get what I want, but it's also a question of working with patience and love.

Patience was not my strong point.

Thank God my parents had an abundance of patience.

My biggest weakness is patience, wanting to see things happen too quickly or get changes in place right away. Not having the patience to let things develop.

I haven't been given many things, but I've been given ample, limitless patience.

Patience was not something that came naturally to me, but in cooking it is the quintessential skill.

You know, I lose patience really easily I'd rather shop in the grocery store than in the department store. I can pick an apple like nobody's business.

You have to find the peace and patience within yourself to be a model and an example to others and not judge.

No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.

People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient.

I've worked so hard to eliminate the inner geek from my life. I suddenly realize I have no patience for those people who still have their geeks showing. Now I see why being 'normal' has been so important to me.

Honestly, I didn't have the patience for biology or history in an academic sense, but I always liked the kind of big questions.

In this day and age, you need a lot of patience if you are in the movie business.

Patience means restraining one's inclinations.

The patience of the American public with dilatory diplomatic delays will be very limited.

I wish I was a shredder that could play everything, but I don't have the patience.

Patience makes a women beautiful in middle age.

When I was in the first grade I was afraid of the teacher and had a miserable time in the reading circle, a difficulty that was overcome by the loving patience of my second grade teacher. Even though I could read, I refused to do so.

Give your dog or cat respect, patience, understanding and love. And if you just change to one vegetarian day a week, that's a wonderful step that will save animal lives. It means you have chosen something kind instead of something cruel.

I have no patience at all.

The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.

And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.

Secretary of War Stanton used to get out of patience with Lincoln because he was all the time pardoning men who ought to be shot.

My advice to someone to follow in my footsteps is to have patience. I've been doing this for twelve years.

Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.

Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you're going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries.

Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?

I've said my patience is not infinite.

True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.

My impression is that most women public service workers have a long fuse. Precisely because they care so deeply about services, more than anyone, they still want to find a sensible and fair negotiated agreement. But their patience has run out.

I think God's really blessed me with patience. I'm good with a lot of things going on at once.

Patience is passion tamed.

I'm not really easy to live with! There needs to be unlimited patience and unconditional love. Men I've known before loved my independent spirit and were proud of my success, to the point that they'd become jealous of the time I devote to my career.

I have a huge respect for writers and realise that this is not an area that I find easy. I doubt that I would have the patience in front of a blank sheet of paper to become a writer.

Everything is out there if you know how to find it, and have the patience. I don't and haven't, but that's my problem.

I've always been a person with patience, and I don't like to force things.

Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed.

My relationship with the Philharmonia Orchestra brought me many times to London and I will always reflect positively on that early period of development with them - their patience, their warmth, their dedication.

Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience.

Americans have less and less patience for the intrusive and divisive moral scolds who thrived in the bubbles of the Clinton and Bush years.

It seems likely that many of the young who don't wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don't have the patience to make art.

Speaking from my experience as a person involved for a long time in building the European Union, it is important to have patience and efforts to build a community of nations.

My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding.

Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.

Anyhow, a philosophical turn of thought now was not amiss, else one's patience would have given out almost at the harbour entrance. The term of her probation was eight days.

You know, writing is really difficult, and it takes a real patience and a skill. I don't know if I have that. I admire it in others, so much, and I envy it.

Sometimes they are a matter of luck the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.

I think there's not much patience for organized labour, period, public or private sector.

That's why I never became a director. I never had patience with people.

And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced myself with three fine institutions, each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources, had trained me with skill and patience, and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust.

He preacheth patience that never knew pain.

The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.

I will exercise patience and will provide all facts to the general public.

As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future.

This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve.

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked.

As a young boy, I read 'Cheaper by the Dozen' and immediately became neurotic about my use of time. It taxed me severely, but only for the next 50 years. But I think it also allowed me to discipline myself to sit in the chair and be a writer, where one of the most needed qualities is patience.

Difficult years lie ahead, patience is required.

If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything.

So it's been a slow process and it's taken some patience. That's why patients are called patients I think - patience is required.

I've done an awful lot of stuff that's a monument to public patience.