Patience Quotes

How Uplifting Quotes Can
Strengthen Your Faith


It is ironic that I am writing about patience quotes. I often say, “God please give me patience. And I want it right now!” Developing patience is definitely a spiritual healing goal for me.

Just like you, I want my good now because it will make my life better in some way. However, I think one of the main reasons that I have trouble with patience is there is a little part of me (okay, maybe not such a little part) which is afraid to wait. If I don’t receive what I want right now, there is a chance that I might never get it.

Does that sound like you?



That’s why patience quotes are so important. They help you remember that the good things in life don’t necessarily come quickly. Sometimes if you get what you want before the time is right, it might not be as wonderful, or even worse, it might be a disaster.


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What comes to my mind is when I first met my husband. I was 22 years old. You might think of 22 as being young, but where I grew up, most women were married several years by the time they were that age. I was considered an old maid. I often felt impatient about not having found my perfect mate. (I wish I had known about quotes on patience then.) As I look back, I realize that if I had met my husband when I was younger, we probably would not have stayed together. I simply wasn’t ready to have a mature, healthy relationship.


You might not believe it, but you don’t want your good to show up before you are ready for it.


Reading and meditating on quotes about patience can help you tap into the wisdom of many enlightened teachers. These inspirational sayings can help pick up your spirits when your faith falters. They can also help you realize that when you hold a vision of good, and support it with faith, your blessings will show up when the time is right.

The following patience quotes can help you maintain your attitude of positive expectation and faith.


Spiritual Patience Quotes

You are more than you appear to be - Life is greater than you have ever known it- The best is yet to come.
Ernest Holmes


It may take time, patience, listening, and decreeing to move on beyond your fears and doubts, to rise out of any valley of despair. But as you are willing to ask, to seek, to knock, as you reach higher and delve deeper, as you use all the mental, spiritual, and physical energies at your command, your efforts will be repaid richly in goodness multiplied and increased.
Mary Kupferle


Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Saint Augustine


I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry.
Psalm 40:1


For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven.
Ecclesiastes 3:1


Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him.
Psalm 37:7


We must learn that the time of help’s coming to us is not our part, but God’s. We do know that in all the accounts in Scripture of those who realized God’s special deliverance from their troubles … this invisible power came to hand just at the right time always, never a moment too late.
Emilie Cady


Thus plant in the home atmosphere the seed of richness and abundance. It will all come to you. Use the patience, the wisdom, and the assiduity that the farmer employs in planting and cultivating, and your crop will be sure.
Charles Fillmore




Patience Quotes From Wise Teachers

Patience and fortitude conquer all things.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


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A tree that it takes both arms to encircle grew from a tiny rootlet. A many-storied pagoda is built by placing one brick upon another brick. A journey of three thousand miles is begun by a single step.
Lao-Tse


If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and we are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.
Sir Francis Bacon


Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.
George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon


He that can have patience can have what he will.
Benjamin Franklin


A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe fruit at length falls into his lap.
Abraham Lincoln


Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Napolean Hill


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More Patience Quotes and Proverbs

Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience.
Author Unknown


Patience with others is Love. Patience with self is Hope. Patience with God is Faith.
Adel Bestavros


All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope.
Alexandre Dumas Père


With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
English Proverb


quotes on patience

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Samuel Johnson


Patience is the key to paradise.
Turkish Quote


A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
Dutch Proverb


We must learn to walk before we can run.
English Proverb


God never closed one gap but he opened another.
Irish Proverb



Make Patience Quotes Your Companion

It is a good idea to have patience quotes available to you whenever you need them. As you go through trials and tribulations, you can read some of them and know that hope is not lost. As you are moving toward your goal and begin wondering if you will ever achieve success, you can read these uplifting quotes and realize that, even though you might not see the success, it is just around the corner.


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