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33 Patience Quotes

Patience is a timeless virtue, a gentle reminder that life’s most beautiful flowers take time to bloom. It’s often said that “good things come to those who wait,” and indeed, patience teaches us the art of graceful anticipation. Like a river carving its path through the hardest rock, patience shows us that persistence conquers all obstacles. “Rome wasn’t built in a day,” they say, emphasizing the power of steady effort. In a world that rushes, patience reminds us to savor each moment, for it is in the waiting that we discover the true essence of life’s precious treasures.

Patience Quotes

Patience Quotes



“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.”

-Leo Tolstoy



“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”

-St. Augustine



“Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.”

-Eknath Easwaran



“Patience is the art of hoping.”

-Luc de Clapiers



“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.”



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

-Joyce Meyer



“All good things come to he who waits.”



“He that can have patience can have what he will.”

-Benjamin Franklin



“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”




“You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.”

-Stanislaw Jerzy Lec



“Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.”

-William Penn



”To lose patience is to lose the battle.”

-Mahatma Gandhi



“The biggest challenge, I think for any new artist, is patience.”

-Brett Eldredge



“With love and patience, nothing is impossible.”

-Daisaku Ikeda



“Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.”

-Francis Bacon



“One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.”



“All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.”

-Thomas a Kempis



“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.”

-Jarod Kintz



“Patience is the key to paradise.”



“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.”

-Margaret Thatcher



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

-Joyce Meyer



“An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person.”

-Vladimir Kramnik



“The principle part of faith is patience.”

-George MacDonald



“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

-A. Milne



“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.”

-Lewis Carroll



“Our patience will achieve more than our force.”

-Edmund Burke



“A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.”

-George Savile



“Patience is also a form of action.”



“Trust the process. Your time is coming. Just do the work and the results will handle themselves.”

-Tony Gaskins



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



“Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.”

-Soren Kierkegaard



“I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.”

-Greg Behrendt



“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.”

-Arnold H. Glasow