Quotes on Patience

Here are some inspiring quotes on being patient to mediate on while you develop a patient attitude.

“Patience and fortitude conquer all things.”     ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”    ~ Joyce Meyer

“No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God.”     ~ Orson F Whitney

“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”     ~ Fulton J Sheen

“The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.”     ~ Henri J M Nouwen

“I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly to pray what He taught His disciples to pray: Thy will be done.”     ~ Elisabeth Elliot

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

“Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.”     ~ Elisabeth Elliot

“Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto”     ~ Steve Maraboli

“Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I’ll tell you what you’ll get TRIALS!”     ~ Joyce Meyer

“If you’re serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance, and your patience.”      ~ Sheri L Dew

“Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. And yet it is the law of all progress that it is made by passing through some stages of instability—and that it may take a very long time.”     ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.”    ~ Ray Davis

“Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its own unhurried pace.”     ~ Brian I Weiss

“Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.”     ~ Vera Nazarian


8 responses to “Quotes on Patience

  1. Have a blissful Easter Ann.

  2. There is certainly a lot here to meditate on and gain patience, both in this post and all through your blog! Thanks for putting it together and sharing. 🙂

  3. “Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.” ~ Vera Nazarian
    Made me laugh out loud. LOLs.

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