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Motivational Patience Quotes and Sayings

Patience Quotes:- Patience is the ability to endure difficult circumstances such as perseverance in the face of delay; tolerance of provocation without responding in annoyance/anger; or forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties. Patience is the level of endurance one can have before negativity. 

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old patience quotes, patience sayings, and patience proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Inspirational Patience Quotes & Sayings

“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.”– Mohammad Azharuddin

“All in good time.”-Horace (65-8 BC)


“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.”-Publilius Syrus (c.42 B.C.)


“At the bottom of patience, one finds heaven.”-Kanuri (West African) (on patience)


“At the gate of patience, there is no crowding.”-Moroccan (on patience)


“Bear and forbear.”-unknown


“By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)


“Don’t cross the bridge till you come to it.”-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)


“Don’t cry before you are hurt.”-Scottish Proverb


“Don’t expect things to go right the first time.”-unknown


“Don’t halloo until you’re out of the wood.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)


“Don’t let anyone get your goat.”-unknown


“Don’t put the cart before the horse.”-John Heywood (c.1497-1580)


“Drive gently over the stones.”-Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)


“Everything comes to those who wait.”-unknown


“Genius is only a great aptitude for patience.”-Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon (1707-1788)


“God did not create a hurry.”-Finnish (on balance and moderation)


“Grain by grain a loaf, stone by stone, a castle.”-Yugoslavian (on patience)


“Haste has no blessing.”-Swahili (East African) (on patience)


“Haste makes waste.”-John Heywood (c.1497-1580)


“Hasty climbers have sudden falls.”-Robert Greene (c.1560-1592)


“Keep your shirt on.”-American Saying


“Never change horses in midstream.”-Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)


“Never cut what can be untied.”-Portuguese Proverb


“One step at a time.”-unknown


“Patience is a virtue.”-unknown


“Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet.”-French Proverb


“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”-St. Augustine (354-430)


Top 10 Greatest Patience Quotes And Sayings


“A weed is a plant we’ve found no use for yet.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)


“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.”– Joyce Meyer


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


“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.”– Burning Spear


“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.”– Donald Trump


“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.”– Dieter F. Uchtdorf


“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.”– Yolanda Hadid