"The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live."
"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."Bernard de Mandeville 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."Bernard de Mandeville on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Bernard de Mandeville on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Bernard de Mandeville on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Bernard de Mandeville on William Shakespeare