"Patience is the companion of wisdom."
"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."Saint Augustine 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."Saint Augustine on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Saint Augustine on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Saint Augustine on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Saint Augustine on William Shakespeare
"What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels."
"Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty."
"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
"Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked."
"Love is the beauty of the soul."