Patient endurance is Godlike. [ Longfellow ]
Beware the fury of a patient man. [ John Dryden ]
He that will be served must be patient. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Wise to resolve, and patient to perform. [ Pope ]
Harmless all malice, if our God be nigh;
Fruitless all pains, if he his help deny.
Patient I pass these gloomy hours away,
And wait the morning of eternal day! [ Lady Jane Dudley ]
What I have done is due to patient thought. [ Sir Isaac Newton ]
A disorderly patient makes a harsh physician. [ Publius Syrus ]
In genial spring, beneath the quivering shade,
Where cooling vapors breathe along the mead,
The patient fisher takes his silent stand.
Intent, his angle trembling in his hand;
With looks unmoved, he hopes the scaly breed.
And eyes the dancing cork and bending reed. [ Pope ]
A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble. [ Plaut ]
He that can be patient has his foe at his feet. [ Dutch Proverb ]
I am as poor as Job, my lord, but not so patient. [ William Shakespeare ]
You will never repent of being patient and sober. [ Proverb ]
The purse of the patient often protracts his case. [ Zimmermann ]
Our rural ancestors, with little blest,
Patient of labor when the end was rest,
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain,
With feasts, and offerings, and a thankful strain. [ Pope ]
Art thou anvil, be patient; art thou hammer, strike hard. [ German Proverb ]
It is easy finding reasons why other folks should be patient. [ George Eliot ]
When other people are fretful, do you be merciful and patient.
The disobedience of the patient makes the Physician seem cruel. [ Proverb ]
That patient is not like to recover who makes the doctor his heir. [ Proverb ]
There is no well-doing, no Godlike doing, that is not patient doing. [ J. G. Holland ]
Warn them that are unruly, support the weak, be patient toward all men. [ St. Paul ]
It is the fate of a woman
Long to be patient and silent, to wait like a ghost that is speechless,
Till some questioning voice dissolves the spell of its silence. [ Longfellow ]
The real heroes of this war are the great, brave, patient, nameless people. [ Whitelaw Reid ]
Though fancy may be the patient's complaint, necessity is often the doctor's. [ Zimmermann ]
The patient hath more need of the physician, than the physician of the patient. [ Proverb ]
Great things are not accomplished by idle dreams, but by years of patient study. [ Aughey ]
No patient will ever recover his health merely from the description of a medicine. [ Hitopadesa ]
There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting. [ J. G. Holland ]
Ten Things To Do.
Do good to all.
Speak evil of none.
Hear and know the facts before judging.
Think before speaking.
Hold an angry tongue.
Be kind to the distressed.
Ask pardon for all wrongs.
Be patient toward everybody.
Stop the ears to a tale-bearer.
Disbelieve most of the ill reports concerning friends, neighbors, and people in general.
The physician owes all to the patient, but the patient owes nothing to him but a little money. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Guy Patin recommends to a patient to have no doctor but a horse, and no apothecary but an ass! [ Chesterfield ]
There's some ill planet reigns; I must be patient till the heavens look with an aspect favorable. [ William Shakespeare ]
We must be patient; but I cannot choose but weep, to think they should lay him in the cold ground. [ Shakespeare ]
Malice is a passion so impetuous and precipitate, that it often involves the agent and the patient. [ Government of the Tongue ]
Weary the path that does not challenge reason. Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way. [ Hosea Ballou ]
By examining the tongue of a patient, physicians find out the diseases of the body, and philosophers the diseases of the mind. [ Justin ]
Love is swift, sincere, pious, pleasant, gentle, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, manly, and never seeking her own. [ Thomas à Kempis ]
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity. [ La Rochefoucauld ]
It is singular how impatient men are with overpraise of others, how patient of overpraise of themselves; and yet the one does them no injury, while the other may be their ruin. [ Lowell ]
Never to tire, never to grow cold; to be patient, sympathetic, tender; to look for the budding flower and the opening heart; to hope always; like God, to love always - this is duty. [ Amiel ]
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber if he has common-sense on the ground-floor. But if a man has not got plenty of good common-sense, the more science he has the worse for his patient. [ Oliver Wendell Holmes ]
Those people who are always improving never become great Greatness is an eminence, the ascent to which is steep and lofty, and which a man must seize on at once by natural boldness and vigor, and not by patient, wary steps. [ Hazlitt ]
Excellence in art is to be attained only by active effort, and not by passive impressions; by the manly overcoming of difficulties, by patient struggle against adverse circumstance, by the thrifty use of moderate opportunities. The great artists were not rocked and dandled into eminence, but they attained to it by that course of labor and discipline which no man need go to Rome or Paris or London to enter upon. [ Hillard ]