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.
Patience, when too often outraged, is converted into madness.
When clouds form in the skies we know that rain will follow but we must not wait for it. Nothing will be achieved by attempting to interfere with the future before the time is ripe. Patience is needed.
Extreme patience of long-sufferance, if it once come to be dissolved, produceth most bitter and excessive revenges.
Have patience and endure; this unhappiness will one day be beneficial.
That which in mean men we entitle patience, is pale, cold cowardice in noble breasts.
It is best to bear what can’t be altered.