"I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting."
"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."Robert Falcon Scott 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."Robert Falcon Scott on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Robert Falcon Scott on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Robert Falcon Scott on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Robert Falcon Scott on William Shakespeare
"Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale."
"We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past."
"Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog."
"But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself - not afraid."