Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Patience.

The repository contains nine quotes in the category “Patience.”

Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.

1694 — 1778

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
1900 — 1986

Genius is eternal patience.

1475 — 1564

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold H. Glasgow

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

1622 — 1673

Be patient with those who are learning, for the more patient you are the more they will learn.


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

George Jackson
1941 — 1971

Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.

Bulgarian Proverb

With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb