Pastel Horizon by Dan Sutherland

Patience: Calm endurance of hardship, pain or delay. Demonstrating perseverance, restraint and determination.

• If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent…Isaac Newton

• Genius is eternal patience…Michelangelo

• Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears…Barbara Johnson

• We cannot learn real patience and tolerance from a guru or a friend. They can be practiced only when we come in contact with someone who creates unpleasant experiences. Enemies are really good for us as we can learn a lot from them and build our inner strength…Dalai Lama

• Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off…Unknown Author

• You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence…Robert Frost

• Adopt the pace of nature:  her secret is patience…Ralph Waldo Emerson

• Consider the hour-glass; there is nothing to be accomplished by rattling or shaking; you have to wait patiently until the sand, grain by grain, has run from one funnel into the other…John Christian Morgenstern

• Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits…Thomas A. Edison

• If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow…Chinese Proverb

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

• Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them; every day begin the task anew…Saint Francis De Sales

• For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required…Indian Proverb

• The more patient we are, the more understanding we become...William Arthur Ward

• Little drops of water wear down big stones…Russian Proverb

• 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

• Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience…Benjamin Franklin

• Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls…Maya Angelou

• Rome was not built in a day…Proverb

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