"Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Baltasar Gracian on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Baltasar Gracian on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Baltasar Gracian on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Baltasar Gracian on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Baltasar Gracian on William Shakespeare
"A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself."
"He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything."
"Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone."
"Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong."
"Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."