"All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it."
"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."Thomas a Kempis 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."Thomas a Kempis on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Thomas a Kempis on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Thomas a Kempis on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Thomas a Kempis on William Shakespeare
"Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be."
"The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid."
"Wait for the Lord. Behave yourself manfully, and be of good courage. Do not be faithless, but stay in your place and do not turn back."
"Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it."
"What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?"