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Impatience Quotes

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Time is a monster that cannot be reasoned with.
It responds like a snail to our impatience,
then it races like a gazelle when you can't catch a breath.
- the movie Simon Birch

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Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

No man is poor who does not think himself so.
But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more,
he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition.
- Jeremy Taylor

My worst quality is impatience.
- Emma Thompson

 

If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing,
but if they wait maybe it will not.
So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors.
- Hans Blix

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.
- Guy Kawasaki

The three chief virtues of a programmer are:
Laziness,
Impatience and Hubris.
- Larry Wall

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Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.
- Rita Mae Brown

If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news,
does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get,
it is against the national interest.
- Jimmy Breslin

Impatience is the mark of independence,
not of bondage.
- Marianne Moore

Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin:
impatience.
Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise,
because of impatience we cannot return.
- W. H. Auden

Patience is the support of weakness;
impatience the ruin of strength.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Impatience translates itself into a desire to have
something immediate done about it all,
and, as is generally the case with impatience,
resolves itself in the easiest way that lies ready to hand.
- Edward Sapir

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the
Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this
sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment:
'It is not adversity that kills,
but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
- James Keller

Ambition is like love,
impatient both of delays and rivals.
- The Buddha

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
- James Levine

I have to try different things to see what works best.
Other people get impatient with that.
- Lucinda Williams

I'm impatient.
I get twitchy.
When I get that feeling I just go out and make something happen.
- John Cale

People who do not speak our language very well do complain
of feeling rebuffed by French people,
who can sometimes be impatient, or even intolerant.
- Bernard Pivot

I'm very impatient.
I am.
That's the bane of my game.
I don't think about what I'm going to do -
I just go hit it,
I don't stop to wait and think.
Costs me two shots a round.
- Brett Hull

About my career I was serious and earnest,
sometimes impatient.
- Gene Tierney

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious,
too greedy, or too impatient.
One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach -
waiting for a gift from the sea.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Advise for anybody - enjoy what you are doing,
enjoy the process of learning and don't be impatient.
- Robin Cousins

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is
shocked by the unexpected;
the eye,
on the other hand, tends to be impatient,
craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
- W. H. Auden

Among those who share a throne there can be no loyalty;
Dominion's ever impatient consort.
- Marcus Annaeus Lucan

There are millions of kids who, naturally,
if we could only remember how it is -
you know,
you resent authority, you are impatient for change,
you want to fix things up.
- Thomas Foran

I was as impatient about finding my dream man as I
was about everything else I wanted.
- Loretta Young

When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day,"
I always wonder,
How can that be? How can you not have all day?
- George Carlin

But we moderns are impatient and destructive.
- John C. Ransom

Old people are often impatient, but for what?
- Jonathan Carroll

I'm patient with crossword puzzles and the most impatient golfer.
- Brett Hull

There is a Passion natural to the Mind of man,
especially a free Man, which renders him impatient of Restraint.
- George Mason

The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it.
Most people are so impatient; they just assume that
the person with hearing loss is being rude,
or slow-witted.
- Marion Ross

Great writers arrive among us like new diseases threatening,
powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus,
irresistible.
- Craig Raine

An impatient person plays differently than a more patient person.
- Vladimir Kramnik

Naturally enough when I was a young dancer,
I was terribly anxious to get ahead,
and to get ahead quickly.
I was impatient with all those older people who talked
of the long grind to the top,
who turned me down for jobs I knew I could do.
- Anna Neagle

I want to do everything right now!
This very minute.
I am impatient, but yes I have goals.
To be a real well-respected actress whom people know
they can rely on to do a good job...
whether they like me as a person or not!
- Lynda Carter

They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again.
They awarded sympathy, gave compassion.
Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters.
You said it George.
- Audrey Meadows

Wherefore the race being not to the swift,
etc.
but time and chance happening to all men,
I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid,
of whose correction I shall never be impatient.
- William Petty

If workmen are denied any increase in real wages and
they can look forward only to a better standard of
living through reduction of prices,
progress for them is terribly slow, and they become
impatient and dissatisfied.
- Charles E. Wilson

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down
the tree in order to reach its fruit;
but the same blunder is made by every person who is
over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
- William Ellery Channing

It seems as if everybody in the country was getting
impatient to get his or her particular soldier out
of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system
of points for retirement which we had arranged with
the approval of the Army itself.
- Henry L. Stimson

I've always been very impatient.
At age 10 I frankly found life boring,
and I can remember age 9 having the awful thought,
as it seems now looking back on it, A war!
That should liven things up a bit!
- Roger Bannister

There is nothing that people bear more impatiently,
or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much
sooner forgotten than an insult.
- Lord Chesterfield

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you
it's going to be a butterfly.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

He who is not courageous enough to take risks
will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill


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