"There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with 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."Jean de la Bruyere 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."Jean de la Bruyere on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Jean de la Bruyere on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Jean de la Bruyere on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Jean de la Bruyere on William Shakespeare
"They that have lived a single day have lived an age."
"All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone."
"All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone."
"We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together."
"At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone."