"Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it."
"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."Eknath Easwaran 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."Eknath Easwaran on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Eknath Easwaran on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Eknath Easwaran on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Eknath Easwaran on William Shakespeare
"It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship. Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal."