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“Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength”
Charles Caleb Colton
“The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience -- they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.”
“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”
“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
“In all evils which admit a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes that time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause”
“One has to wait without impatience for what should come, and yet at the same time do everything within one's power as though one were impatient and as though one were solely responsible.”
“All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.”
“He who is not impatient is not in love”
“The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris”
“`I am inclined to think -' said I. `I should do so,' Sherlock Holmes remarked impatiently.”
Arthur Conan Doyle Sr.
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