patience

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on patience

But patience, cousin, and shuffle the cards Till our hand is a stronger one.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Quentin Durward. 1823, Chap. viii.

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on failure, men, patience, and persistence

"Softly, softly, catchee monkey," is the West African rendering of a very valuable precept. An awful lot of men fail through lack of patient persistence.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Lessons from the varsity of life

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on discovery, observation, patience, and reason

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient observation than to any other reason.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sir Isaac Newton on patience, service, and thought

If I have done the public any service, it is due to patient thought.

Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

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A Quote by Sidney Lovett on good, mountains, patience, wisdom, and world

Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands-a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world.

Sidney Lovett

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on abstinence, adversity, courage, duty, patience, principles, and prosperity

The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Samuel Smiles on achievement, control, difficulty, fighting, impossibility, life, men, patience, self-control, simplicity, and success

For want of self-restraint many men are engaged all their lives in fighting with difficulties of their own making, and rendering success impossible by their own cross-grained ungentleness; whilst others, it may be much less gifted, make their way and achieve success by simple patience, equanimity, and self-control.

Samuel Smiles (1812 - 1904)

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on patience

For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted ill.

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Vanity of Human Wishes. Line 362.

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on endurance, god, and patience

Let nothing disturb thee, Nothing affright thee; All things are passing; God never changeth; Patient endurance Attaineth to all things. Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting: Alone God sufficeth.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on companions, patience, and wisdom

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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