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

 

List Of  Motivational Waiting Quotes And Sayings

 

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

-Woodrow T. Wilson

 

 

 

If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.

-Lemony Snicket

 

 

 

Biblically, waiting is not just something we have to do until we get what we want. Waiting is part of the process of becoming what God wants us to be.

-John Ortberg

 

 

 

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

-Craig Bruce

 

 

 

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

-William Faulkner

 

 

 

Waiting and hoping are the whole of life, and as soon as a dream is realized it is destroyed.

-Gian Carlo Menotti

 

 

 

How much of human life is lost in waiting.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

Whatever we are waiting for — peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance — it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

-Sarah Ban Breathnach

 

 

 

The waiting time, my brothers, Is the hardest time of all.

-SARAH DOUDNEY

 

 

 

Waiting is the rust of the soul.

-Carlos Ruiz Zafon

 

Famous Inspirational Waiting Quotes And Proverbs

 

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

-Craig Bruce

 

 

 

Don’t rush things. Anything worth having is worth waiting for.

-unknown

 

 

 

Waiting turns men into bears in a barn and women into cats in a sack.

-Robert Jordan

 

 

 

Waiting was a sin against both the time that was still to come and the moments one was currently disregarding.

-Neil Gaiman

 

 

 

Waiting is still an occupation. It is having nothing to wait for that is terrible.

-Cesare Pavese

 

 

 

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

-Abraham Lincoln

 

 

 

Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don’t count.

-Robert Anthony

 

 

 

There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting.

-J. G. Holland

 

 

 

There is nothing to be gained by waiting for a better situation. You see where you are and you do what you can with that.

-Jacob K. Javits

 

 

 

But the important thing about learning to wait, I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for.

-Anna Neagle

 

Best Humorous Waiting Quotes And Proverbs

 

Don’t wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good; try to use ordinary situations.

-Charles Richter

 

 

 

What we are waiting for is not as important as what happens to us while we are waiting. Trust the process.

-Mandy Hale

 

 

 

Waiting is a risk to something or nothing, its on your own Decision if you’ll stay and still with your Patience.

-kent Ian N. Cny

 

 

 

If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd.

-Edward de Bono

 

 

 

Don’t Wait! Start on your dreams, your impulses, your longings, your special occasions today. Because this is your moment.

-Mary Anne Radmacher

 

 

 

If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.

-Win Borden

 

 

 

Spread your wings – today. Why wait

-Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

 

 

If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.

-Mario Andretti

 

 

 

If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don’t wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.

-Senegalese Proverb

 

 

 

Don’t wait for your ship to come in – swim out to it.

Jerry Smith