impatience Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about impatience
″‘No, I declare, the largest egg lies there still. I wonder how long this is to last, I am quite tired of it;’ and she seated herself again on the nest.”
“When you wear the weed of impatience in your heart instead of the flower Acceptance-with-Joy, you will always find your enemies get an advantage over you.”
“Hostile to the past, impatient of the present, and cheated of the future, we were much like those whom men’s justice, or hatred, forces to live behind prison bars.”
“I’m willing to tell you. I’m wanting to tell you. I’m waiting to tell you.”
“Seth realized he had made the worst mistake of his life, and that now he would die. Why hadn’t he waited to open the cocoon? Why was he so impatient?”
″‘I ain’t grouchy,’ Teft snapped. ‘I just have a low threshold for stupidity.‘”
“Don’t be impatient. It’s not over until God says it’s over. If you will keep pressing forward, one day you will look back and see how it all played into a master plan that God had designed for our lives.”
“The hasty stroke goes oft astray.”
“They all talked at once, their voices insistent and contradictory and impatient, making of unreality a possibility, then a probability, then an incontrovertible fact, as people will when their desires become words.”
“We like everything instantaneous. We have the fruit of patience inside, but it is being worked to the outside. Sometimes God takes His time about bringing us our full deliverance. He uses the difficult period of waiting to stretch our faith and to let patience have her perfect work. God’s timing is perfect. He is never late.”
“Why did the crowd, which pretended to admire him so much, have so little patience with him?”
“C-for-Charlie scrubbed the sweat from its dripping eyebrows, picked its wet shirts loose from its armpits, cursed quietly, looked at its watches, and waited impatiently.”
“Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.”
“It’s a universal law– intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.”
″‘Your grandmother has caught a cold, grand children, and it is dark and windy out here. Quickly open up, and let your Po Po come in,’ the cunning wolf said. Tao and Paotze could not wait. One unlatched the door and the other opened it. They shouted, ‘Po Po, Po Po, come in.‘”
″‘I’ll have another birthday before we get our pancakes.’ ‘Sooo, you’re that impatient,’ said Pettson.”
“But Findus was sick of waiting. He shot out the door before Pettson.”
“This is why Miro did not like waiting. It gave him too much time to think, to ponder, to wonder about things he should leave to Artkin.”
“The conviction that we know others better than they know us—and that we may have insights about them they lack (but not vice versa)—leads us to talk when we would do well to listen and to be less patient than we ought to be when others express the conviction that they are the ones who are being misunderstood or judged unfairly.”
“Albert was impatient to be let off his lead. Victoria waited quietly until Mrs. Smythe detached the lead from her collar.”
“The responsibility he bears for his daughter and grandchildren has aged him beyond his years, and he has no time for intrigue.”
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