"The principle part of faith is patience."
"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."George MacDonald 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."George MacDonald on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."George MacDonald on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."George MacDonald on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"George MacDonald on William Shakespeare
"Age is not all decay it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk."
"Attitudes are more important than facts."
"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen."
"Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it."
"It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity."