If you’d learn patience superfine, Go you to fish with rod and line.
Extreme patience of long-sufferance, if it once come to be dissolved, produceth most bitter and excessive revenges.
That which in mean men we entitle patience, is pale, cold cowardice in noble breasts.
For there was never yet philosopher That could endure the toothache patiently.
Patience – a minor form of despair disguised as virtue.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we are driven out of Paradise; because of impatience we cannot return.
A little impatience… Big plans ruined.
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.