"The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human."
"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."Elizabeth Edwards 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."Elizabeth Edwards on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Elizabeth Edwards on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Elizabeth Edwards on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Elizabeth Edwards on William Shakespeare
"You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don't just try to come in and take somebody else's life."
"A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live."
"Maybe we all change over time."
"I can't turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I'm sick to death of me."
"I've had to come to grips with a God that fits my own experience, which is, my God could not be offering protection and not have protected my boy."