"Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown."
"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."Soren Kierkegaard 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."Soren Kierkegaard on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Soren Kierkegaard on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Soren Kierkegaard on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Soren Kierkegaard on William Shakespeare
"Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate."
"Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid."
"Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays."
"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."
"It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important."