7 Insightful Quotes about Patience

7 Insightful Quotes about Patience

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We all hear that patience is a virtue and a lot of people agree even though they are often unable to maintain the kind of patience they need for the issues of their lives. Patience is an important virtue that we need  in our relationships and every other aspect of life but it requires a great deal of commitment to build it.

Here are 7 quotes about patience that remind of the importance of patience:

“Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs…”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.”

~ Joseph Addison

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”

~ St. Augustine

“Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.”

~ Joyce Meyer

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”

~ Carl Jung

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.”

~ Robert H. Schuller

“Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.”

~ Saint Francis de Sales