"Anyhow, a philosophical turn of thought now was not amiss, else one's patience would have given out almost at the harbour entrance. The term of her probation was eight days."
"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."Joshua Slocum 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."Joshua Slocum on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Joshua Slocum on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Joshua Slocum on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Joshua Slocum on William Shakespeare