It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
If you’d learn patience superfine, Go you to fish with rod and line.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.
Patience – a minor form of despair disguised as virtue.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we are driven out of Paradise; because of impatience we cannot return.
Patience with deserving ever winneth due reward.
A little impatience… Big plans ruined.
Just as too much charity is the handiwork of a fool, so too much patience is the hallmark of a coward.