Quote on patience and perseverance

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day. – A. Milne

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. – Molière

Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. – Marilyn Monroe

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. – Abraham Lincoln

Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane. – Criss Jami

Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. – Frances de Sales

He that can have patience can have what he will. – Benjamin Franklin

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Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting. – Joyce Meyer

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston S. Churchill

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. – Napoleon Hill

He that can have patience can have what he will. – Benjamin Franklin

My dad said to me, ‘Work hard and be patient.’ It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in. – Simon Cowell

Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers. – Jarod Kintz

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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

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

Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you’re going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries. – Randy Johnson

It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. – Louis Sachar

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

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice. – George Jackson

The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter. – Paulo Coelho

There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself. – Lemony Snicket

Quote on patience and perseverance

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Aristotle

You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain. – Tom Hiddleston

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

I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature. – Paul Coelho

Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does. – Margaret Atwood

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