"Patience is the support of weakness impatience the ruin of strength."
"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."Charles Caleb Colton 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."Charles Caleb Colton on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Charles Caleb Colton on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Charles Caleb Colton on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Charles Caleb Colton on William Shakespeare
"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet."
"He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are."
"Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power."
"Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books."