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Faith And Patience Quotes


"Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains." - William Penn

"Patience! have faith and thy prayer will be answered!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Faith and patience are exceptional virtues in those that suffer. Patience is the fruit and evidence of faith." - John Calvin

"Progress can be slow and gradual. Continue putting in effort with patience, enthusiasm and faith." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Regarding trials, including of our faith and patience, there are no exemptions-only variations." - Neal A Maxwell

"Patience in the present, faith in the future, and joy in the doing." - George Perera

"The devil is but a whetstone to sharpen the faith and patience of the saints.-" - Samuel Rutherford

"A satyagrahi has infinite patience, abundant faith in others, and ample hope." - Mahatma Gandhi

"May you find in yourself enough patience to endure and enough simplicity to have faith..." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"The principal part of faith is patience." - George Macdonald

"The principle part of faith is patience." - George Macdonald

"Have you seen a room from which faith has gone?...Like a marriage from which love has gone...And patience, patience everywhere like a fog." - Graham Greene

"Have you seen a room from which faith has gone? . . . Like a marriage from which love has gone. . . . And patience, patience everywhere like a fog." - Graham Greene

"The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. To dig for treasures shows not only impatience and greed, but lack of faith. Patience, patience, patience, is what the sea teaches. Patience and faith. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"LECTURER, n. One with his hand in your pocket, his tongue in your ear and his faith in your patience." - Ambrose Bierce

"Practice humility and patience." - Vincent de Paul

"Have patience, and endure" - William Shakespeare

"Be patient; patience is a pillar of faith." - Umar

"Patience to faith is like the head to the body. The person who has no patience has not faith." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Through service to others, we develop a Christlike love and we experience joy. Service teaches patience and long-suffering as well as gentleness, goodness, and faith." - Merrill J. Bateman

"We had great faith that with patience, understanding, and education, that my family and I could be helpful in changing their minds and attitudes around." - Ryan White

"Though situations and circumstances arise which sometimes test our faith and patience, the Lord can be trusted to see us through." - Roderick L. Evans

"Allah tests our patience and our fortitude. He tests out strength of faith. be patient and there will endless rewards for you, insha'Allah" - Utaz Badr" - Leila Aboulela

"If he do, i' faith, and find anybody in the house, here will be an old abusing of God's patience and the King's English." - William Shakespeare

"To hope and trust in the Lord requires faith, patience, humility, meekness, long-suffering, keeping the commandments and enduring to the end." - Robert D. Hales

"Love isn't something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn't a feeling, it is a practice." - Erich Fromm

"The waiting itself is beneficial to us: it tries faith, exercises patience, trains submission, and endears the blessing when it comes." - Charles Spurgeon

"Success is ninety-nine percent mental attitude. It calls for love, joy, optimism, confidence, serenity, poise, faith, courage, cheerfulness, imagination, initiative, tolerance, honesty, humility, patience, and enthusiasm." - Wilferd Peterson

"There is nothing which so certifies the genuineness of a man's faith as his patience and his patient endurance, his keeping on steadily in spite of everything." - David Lloyd-Jones

"Here then we see God's way of success in our work, whatever it may be - a trinity of prayer, faith and patience." - James O. Fraser

"When we have faith and discipline everything becomes easier. Patience is the mother of all virtues. With anxiety all our lives become worse." - Chico Xavier

"If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm." - Mahatma Gandhi

"If you're serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance, and your patience." - Sheri L Dew

"It's a war of attrition. If you have patience and a modicum of faith in yourself your chances are not too bad." - Julie Bowen

"Obedience is the fruit of faith; patience is the early blossom on the tree of faith." - Christina Rossetti

"No one who strives with full faith and heart for the blessings of eternal life will be denied. And how great will be the joy and how much deeper the appreciation then after enduring in patience and faith now." - Henry B Eyring

"Patience and shuffle the cards." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Hurry up and learn patience." - Wes Smith

"Patience and gentleness is power." - Leigh Hunt

"The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen." - Ralph Marston

"In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience." - William Prescott

"In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience." - W. B. Prescott

". . . Wait, my child, wait and work on. Patience, patience. . . . ." - Swami Vivekananda

"Patience is not passive resignation, nor is it failing to act because of our fears. Patience means active waiting and enduring. It means staying with something and doing all that we can-working, hoping, and exercising faith; bearing hardship with fortitude, even when the desires of our hearts are delayed. Patience is not simply enduring; it is enduring well!" - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Patience is of two kinds: patience over what pains you, and patience against what you covet." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Adhere To - Faith, Unity, Sacrifice. Avoid - Back-biting, Falsehood and Crookedness. Admire - Frankness, Honesty, and Large-heartedness. Control - Tongue, Temper, and Tossing of the mind. Cultivate - Cosmic Love, Forgiveness and Patience. Hate - Lust, Anger, and Pride." - Sivananda

"Wisdom and power follow endurance and patience." - Muhammad

"Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things - of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires." - Sheri L Dew

". . . Have patience and be faithful unto death. Do not fight among yourselves. Be perfectly pure in money dealings. . . . We will do great things yet. . . . So long as you have faith and honesty and devotion, everything will prosper." - Swami Vivekananda

"Therefore let the Saints be diligent in building the Temple, and all houses which they have been, or shall hereafter be, commanded of God to build; and wait their time with patience in all meekness, faith, perseverance unto the end." - Joseph Smith Jr

"The farmer has patience and trusts the process. He just has the faith and deep understanding that through his daily efforts, the harvest will come.And then one day, almost out of nowhere, it does." - Robin S. Sharma

"Live simply and without thinking too much, like a child with his father. Faith without too much thinking works wonders. The logical mind hinders the Grace of God and miracles. Practice patience without judging with the logical mind." - Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

"Some people think a miracle is only a miracle if it happens instantaneously, but miracles can grow slowly and patience and faith can compel things to happen that otherwise never would have come to pass." - Boyd K. Packer

"I see Lord Buddha in the 21st Century across national borders, across faith systems, across political ideologies, playing the role of a bridge to promote understanding to counsel patience and to enlighten us with tolerance and empathy." - Narendra Modi

"Patience and love can do anything." - Nancy Farmer

"He needs both patience and speed." - Paulo Coelho

"Kindness and patience were always called for ..." - Flannery O'Connor

"Patience and time conquer all things." - Pierre Corneille

"Change needs practice. And practice needs patience." - John Fairclough

"I say patience, and shuffle the cards." - Miguel De Cervantes

"With love and patience, nothing is impossible." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Patience and fortitude conquer all things." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Patience, time and money accommodate all things." - George Herbert

"Patience, passion and perseverance equals success." - Pitbull

"Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it. The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it - in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance." - John C Maxwell

"Patience! Patience! Patience is the invention of dullards and sluggards. In a well-regulated world there should be no need of such a thing as patience." - Grace King

"Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith. It means being "willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon [us], even as a child doth submit to his father." Ultimately, patience means being "firm and steadfast, and immovable in keeping the commandments of the Lord" every hour of every day, even when it is hard to do so. In the words of John the Revelator, "Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and ... faith [in] Jesus." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"When our faith is tested by suffering "as gold is tried in a furnace" and we depend with confidence on God and rely entirely on his help, we will be granted the most excellent gift of patience and through faith we may victoriously persevere to the end." - John Calvin

"Victory to the spider. Patience wins the day. And today my patience ends. (Apollymi)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson." - Elon Musk

"An important distinction can be made between religion and spirituality. Religion [is] concerned with faith in the claims to salvation of one faith tradition... Spirituality is concerned with qualities of the human spirit, love and compassion, patience, tolerance, forgiveness, contentment, a sense of responsibility, a sense of harmony, that bring happiness both to self." - Dalai Lama

"Do not say that faith in Christ alone can save you, for this is not possible if you do not attain love for Him, which is demonstrated by deeds. As for mere faith: "The demons also believe and tremble" (James, 2:19). The action of love consists in heartfelt good deeds toward one's neighbor, magnanimity, patience, and sober use of things." - Maximus the Confessor

"God delights to increase the faith of His children. We ought, instead of wanting no trials before victory, no exercise for patience, to be willing to take them from God's hands as a means. Trials, obstacles, difficulties and sometimes defeats, are the very food of faith." - George Muller

"We cannot understand the meaning of many trials; God does not explain them. To explain a trial would be to destroy its object, which is that of calling forth simple faith and implicit obedience. If we knew why the Lord sent us this or that trial, it would thereby cease to be a trial either of faith or of patience." - Alfred Edersheim

"Patience, increasing patience" - Sri Chinmoy

"Patience is a form of faith. It says, "I trust God. I believe that God is bigger than this problem."" - Rick Warren

"Love askes faith, and faith firmenesse." - George Herbert

"Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"The most important attribute for success in value investing is patience, patience, and more patience. The majority of investors do not possess this characteristic." - Peter Cundill

"Holiness sincerity, and faith." - Swami Vivekananda

"To every obstacle oppose patience, perseverance and soothing language." - Thomas Jefferson

"Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance." - Abigail Adams

"Patience ornaments the woman and proves the man." - Tertullian

"True restoration takes patience, subtlety, skill, and grace." - Paul David Tripp

"All human power is a compound of time and patience." - Honore De Balzac

"Your patience will be both appreciated and rewarded" - Randy Pausch

"Industry and patience are the surest means of plenty." - Benjamin Franklin

"Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience." - Anandamayi Ma

"Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience." - Sri Anandamayi Ma

"Through patience and certainty, leadership in the religion is obtained." - Ibn Taymiyyah

"Patience is a flatterer, sir, and an ass, sir." - Aphra Behn

"Nothing else is necessary but these - love, sincerity, and patience." - Swami Vivekananda

"I'm learning new levels of patience, perseverance and desire," - Kevin Jorgeson

"With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin." - Maltbie Davenport Babcock

"Use whatever has come to awaken patience, understanding, and love." - Jack Kornfield

"I don't have the patience to sit and write." - Jesse Ventura

"Politics takes patience, time, listening and endless meetings." - Dick Gephardt

"Don't underestimate kindess, gentleness and patience in a man." - Sumiko Tan

"What I say is, patience, and shuffle the cards." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Patience, and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown." - Proverbs

"True patience is grounded in wisdom and compassion." - Allan Lokos

"Patience, money and time bring all things to past." - Proverbs

"Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians." - H. G. Bohn

"Nature, time and patience are three great physicians." - Henry George Bohn

"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success." - Napoleon Hill

"Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty." - John Ruskin

"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time." - Leo Tolstoy

"Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience." - Evelyn Underhill

"Patience and time do more than strength or passion." - Jean De La Fontaine

"Instruct thyself for time and patience favor all." - Pythagoras

"Faith, and hope, and patience and all the strong, beautiful, vital forces of piety are withered and dead in a prayerless life. The life of the individual believer, his personal salvation, and personal Christian graces have their being, bloom, and fruitage in prayer." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"There is no love of God without patience, and no patience without lowliness and sweetness of spirit." - John Wesley

"The way to the organic, active peace of brotherhood leads through the hearts of peacemakers who will knit together, with patience and self-sacrifice, the shorn and tangled fibers of human aspirations, faith, and hopes, who will transcend the fears and dangers of an adventure of trust. The road to unity is the road of repentance." - H. Richard Niebuhr

"I am not permitted to let my love be so merciful as to tolerate and endure false doctrine. When faith and doctrine are concerned and endangered, neither love nor patience are in order....when these are concerned, neither toleration nor mercy are in order, but only anger, dispute, and destruction - to be sure, only with the Word of God as our weapon." - Martin Luther

"Christ's enemies are but breaking their own heads in pieces, upon the Rock laid in Zion; and the stone is not removed out of its place. Faith hath cause to take courage from our very afflictions; the devil is but a whetstone to sharpen the faith and patience of the saints. I know that he but heweth and polisheth stones, all this time, for the new Jerusalem." - Samuel Rutherford

"Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls." - Maya Angelou

"If you are wholly perplexed and in straits, have patience, for patience is the key to joy." - Rumi

"If you are wholly perplexed and in straits, have patience, for patience is the key to joy." - Rumi

"We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity." - Malcolm X

"I wish for you a life of wealth, health and happiness; a life in which you give to yourself the gift of patience, the virtue of reason, the value of knowledge, and the influence of faith in your own ability to dream about and achieve worthy rewards." - Jim Rohn

"True, God hates Alzheimer's, spinal cord injury, mental illness, autism, and the rest (these conditions are all symptoms of the Fall). Yet he permits these things to accomplish something far more precious in our lives: patience, endurance, compassion for others who hurt, and refined faith and trust in God, to name a few." - Joni Eareckson Tada

"A little more patience, a little more charity for all, a little more devotion, a little more love; with less bowing down to the past, and a silent ignoring of pretended authority; brave looking forward to the future with more faith in our fellows, and the race will be ripe for a great burst of light and life." - Elbert Hubbard

"To all those who say they believe in God, please realize with faith that God hears every word you say. God hears your every thought. Realizing this, speak only what is truth and act only with God's qualities of love, compassion, justice, patience, and the realization that each life is as important as your own." - Muhammad Raheem Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

"Sanctification means the impartation of the Holy qualities of Jesus Christ. It is His patience, His love, His holiness, His faith, His purity, His godliness, that is manifested in and through every sanctified soul. Sanctification is not drawing from Jesus the power to be holy; it is drawing from Jesus the holiness that was manifested in Him, and He manifests it in me." - Oswald Chambers

"A smile flitted across War's mouth, hidden by her helmet. She had little patience for religion (although she approved heartily of the religious fanatics who sought to cleanse the world of heresy), and the only faith War had was in cold steel and hot blood." - Jackie Morse Kessler

"Patience is tied very closely to faith in our Heavenly Father. Actually, when we are unduly impatient, we are suggesting that we know what is best-better than does God. Or, at least, we are asserting that our timetable is better than His. We can grow in faith only if we are willing to wait patiently for God's purposes and patterns to unfold in our lives, on His timetable." - Neal A Maxwell

"Once let friendship be given that is born of God, nor time nor circumstance can change it to a lessening; it must be mutual growth, increasing trust, widening faith, enduring patience, forgiving love, unselfish ambition, - an affection built before the throne, that will bear the test of time and trial." - Allan Throckmorton

"I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a 'transformer' in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader." - Stephen Covey

"We have seen too much defeatism, too much pessimism, too much of a negative approach. The answer is simple: if you want something very badly, you can achieve it. It may take patience, very hard work, a real struggle, and a long time; but it can be done. That much faith is a prerequisite of any undertaking." - Margo Jones

"Understand that the enemy always fights the hardest when he knows you are closest to your breakthrough. He'd leave you alone if he thought you were going to live in mediocrity. If you keep pressing on toward your promise, through faith and patience, you will get there." - Joel Osteen

"What can that faith do for him in his need? It teaches him to bear adversity With patience that may shame a better creed." - Robert Ferguson

"If God answers 'Yes', He is increasing your faith. If 'Wait', He is increasing your patience. If 'No', He has something better for you." - Nicky Gumbel

"Even if you don't see the results of your planting, just keep Planting your Love. Your Patience. Your Perseverance. Your Faith." - Bo Sanchez

"Your least favorite virtue, or nominee for the most overrated one? Faith. Closely followed-in view of the overall shortage of time-by patience." - Christopher Hitchens

"Trust yourself in God's hands. Maintain your relationship to Jesus Christ by the patience of faith. 'Though He slay me, yet will I trust in Him.'" - Oswald Chambers

"Patience is more than endurance. A saint's life is in the hands of God like a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer. God is aiming at something the saint cannot see, and He stretches and strains, and every now and again the saint says-'I cannot stand anymore.' God does not heed, He goes on stretching till His purpose is in sight, then He lets fly. Trust yourself in God's hands. Maintain your relationship to Jesus Christ by the patience of faith. 'Though He slay me, yet will I trust in Him." - Oswald Chambers

"You must have patience with others because, if you do not have patience, your sincerity will start doubting itself. So you must have patience and to get patience you must know what you have been so far and where are you. When you will know what you were, you will have patience with others, tremendous patience. And by having patience with others, your sincerity will be all the time complete. By your sincerity, you will be completely integrated." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith," - Gabrielle Giffords

"Faith. Trust. and Pixie Dust." - Walt Disney

"Faith and optimism are contagious." - Thom S. Rainer

"Beth could not reason upon or explain the faith that gave her courage and patience to give up life, and cheerfully wait for death. Like a confiding child, she asked no questions, but left everything to God and nature, Father and Mother of us all, feeling sure that they, and they only, could teach and strengthen heart and spirit for this life and the life to come." - Louisa May Alcott

"Tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope. That is the order. You cannot put patience and experience into a parenthesis, and, omitting them, bring hope out of tribulation." - Alexander MacLaren

"Love is faith and one faith leads to another." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Have faith in your faith-and doubt your doubts." - Robert H Schuller

"We live by faith, and faith lives by exercise." - William Gurnall

"My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason." - Norman Cousins

"We receive by faith and we keep it by faith." - Benny Hinn

"Patience, he thought. So much of this was patience - waiting, and thinking and doing things right. So much of all this, so much of all living was patience and thinking." - Gary Paulsen

"How will it be with us in the future life, when everything that has gratified us in this world: riches, honors, food and drink, dress, beautifully furnished dwellings, and all attractive objects-how will it be, I say, when all these things leave us-when they will all seem to us a dream, and when works of faith and virtue, of abstinence, purity, meekness, humility, mercy, patience, obedience, and others will be required of us?" - John of Kronstadt

"But the way to overcome is by patience, forgiving and praying for your enemies, in doing whereof you heap coals upon their heads, and your Lord shall open a door to you in your trouble: wait upon Him, as the night watch waiteth for the morning. He will not tarry. Go up to your watch-tower, and come not down, but by prayer, and faith, and hope, wait on." - Samuel Rutherford



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