Sometimes the best things in life are those things we wait the longest for.
Frustration Happens. Every morning, noon, and night, there are plenty of good reasons to be impatient. Another long line. Telemarketers. A goal isn’t materializing fast enough. People don’t do what they’re supposed to. Rejection. Disappointment. here are some wise quotes to remind you why.
Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby.
– George Bernard Shaw
To lose patience is to lose the battle.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
– Leo Tolstoy
As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give.
– David DeNotaris
One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.
– Chinese Proverb
There are no regrets in life, just lessons.
– Jennifer Aniston
I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end.
– Paul Kane
Learning patience can be a difficult experience, but once conquered you will find life is easier.
– Catherine Pulsifer
Find people who will make you better.
– Michelle Obama
Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.
– George Bernard Shaw
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
– George-Louis de Buffon
You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
– Michael Phelps
Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
– Napoleon Hill
When you encounter various trials, big or small, be full of joy. They’re opportunities to learn patience.
– Scott Curran
Patience is the ornament of the brave. Patience is the real badge of courage; it is equally the mark of love.
– Eknath Easwaran
Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
– Brian Adams
Many a man has left the dock just before his ship came in. Time has great power to solve problems. Counsel patience.
– Wilfred Peterson
One of the paradoxes of life is that being impatient often makes it harder to achieve something. As with any skill, you get better at manifesting the more you practice.
– Simon Foster
Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
– James J. Corbett
Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
– Robert H. Schuller
Here are some unexpected ways to cultivate patience:
- Identify & Eliminate Your Energy
- Focus on Your Vision/Goals
- Practice Waiting
- Stop Making Excuses / Use the stop practice
- Face Your Fear Monster
- Practice Yoga
- Listen More, Talk Less
- Slow Down
- Cultivate better habits
- Eliminate Responsibilities
- Taking a break by moving and shifting focus.
- Reflect on circumstances
- Give Yourself Permission to do what you Love.
Practicing patience will help you dissipate stress and give you a choice about how you respond to disappointment and frustration. When you can stay calm, centered, and not act rashly out of frustration, all areas of your life will improve.