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Quotes



"The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary."
- Thomas Edison


 
“Philosophy (nature) is written in that great book which ever lies before our eyes. I mean the universe, but we cannot understand it if we do not first learn the language and grasp the symbols in which it is written. The book is written in the mathematical language, and the symbols are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without whose help it is humanly impossible to comprehend a single word of it, and without which one wanders in vain through a dark labyrinth.”
-- Galileo, The Sidereal Messenger (1610)



When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
-- Krishnamurti, Beginnings of Learning

Patience





It is hard! But what can not be removed, becomes lighter through patience.
-- Horace, Carmina, I. 24. 19.





Every misfortune is to be subdued by patience.
-- Virgil, Æneid (29-19 BC), V. 710.


Upon the heat and flame of thy distemper sprinkle cool patience. 
-- William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Hamlet, Act III, sc. 4
 
 
Patience is the companion of wisdom. 
-- Saint Augustine (354 AD - 430 AD)
 
 
 
 

Patience

 
 
Patience is the companion of wisdom. 
-- Saint Augustine (354 AD - 430 AD)


There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness. 
-- Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)
 
 
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent. 
- Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)
 

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, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.  
-- Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)
 

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 (1567 - 1622)
  


 

 
Upon the heat and flame of thy distemper sprinkle cool patience. 
- William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Hamlet, Act III, sc. 4
 
 
 
 
 

 
Patience is the ballast of the soul, that will keep it from rolling and tumbling in the greatest storms: and he, that will venture out without this to make him sail even and steady will certainly make shipwreck, and drown himself; first, in the cares and sorrows of this world; and, then, in perdition.
- Ezekiel Hopkins,  Death disarmed of it Sting Of Patience under Afflictions.
 
 
 
 
 
Every misfortune is to be subdued by patience.
-- Virgil, Æneid (29-19 BC), V. 710.


 

Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
- William Penn, Some Fruits of Solitude In Reflections And Maxims (1682) no. 234.

 
 
 


Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, A Psalm of Life, Stanza 9. 




All things come round to him who will but wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 
Tales of a Wayside Inn, The Student's Tale, Part I. 




It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
- Horace Bushnell, p. 443.



Patience is the ballast of the soul that will keep it from rolling and tumbling in the greatest storms.
- Bishop Hopkins, p. 442.


Dispose thyself to patience rather than to comfort, and to the bearing of the cross rather than to gladness.
- Thomas à Kempis, p. 442. 


How poor are they that have not patience!
What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
-- William Shakespeare, Othello (c. 1603), Act II, scene 3, line 376.



He that will have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the grinding.
- William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida Act I, scene i.



Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.
- Benjamin Disraeli, Contarini Fleming, Part IV, Chapter V.


It is hard! But what can not be removed, becomes lighter through patience.
- Horace, Carmina, I. 24. 19.


For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted ill.
- Samuel Johnson, The Vanity of Human Wishes, line 352.