Patience is a quality that can enhance our overall lives. It’s being able to stay calm, composed, and empathetic in the face of challenges, delays, or even the actions of others.
Over the last 2 months, I have tried this for myself and seen exceptional results. So exceptional, that I am admired by people who realize this distinct quality about me.
Patience is becoming your best self. Here are super helpful quotes that will help you cultivate this habit with time and hopefully improve your relationships and your quality of life.
Practice mindfulness and stay calm during waiting periods.
“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.”
– Joyce Meyer
Take a step back, and think about the potential consequences before reacting impulsively.
“One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.”
– Chinese Proverb
Break down big challenges into smaller, manageable tasks.
To be less overwhelmed, take on tasks little by little.
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”
– John Quincy Adams
Reflect on your feelings and emotions to gain a better understanding of yourself.
“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart.”
– Rainer Maria Rilke
Use patience as a source of inner strength to tackle challenges.
“Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.”
– Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Incorporate meditation and mindfulness practices into your daily routine.
“The greatest prayer is patience.”
Seek knowledge and understanding in every situation.
“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
– Saint Augustine
Cultivate resilience and determination in the face of challenges.
“Patience and fortitude conquer all things.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Maintain a composed demeanor even when you’re feeling impatient.
“Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.”
– Guy Kawasaki
Focus on the process and small daily efforts, rather than seeking immediate results.
“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.”
– Arnold H. Glasow
Embrace challenges and setbacks as opportunities for personal growth and learning.
“Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.”
– Elon Musk