Patience has its limits…

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

John Ruskin (1819 โ€“ 1900)

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

William Shakespeare (1564 โ€“ 1616)

Abused patience turns to fury.

Thomas Fuller (1608 โ€“ 1661)

Endurance is patience concentrated.

Thomas Carlyle (1795 โ€“ 1881)

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.

Thomas Aquinas (1225 โ€“ 1274)

Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.

Bret Harte (1836 โ€“ 1902)

Patience is the art of hoping.

Luc de Clapiers (1715 โ€“ 1747)

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.

George Jackson (1941 โ€“ 1971)

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.

Guy Kawasaki (b. 1954)

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

Francis Bacon (1561 โ€“ 1626)

53 thoughts on “Patience has its limits…”

  1. I often cannot conceal my impatience with impatient people – thus, no matter how patient I am, I, too, can be impatient – LOL

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