Quotations on Impatience
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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
(Keywords: Action, Impatience, Military, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Will)
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Strength, Impatience, Ruin, Support, Weakness)
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
(Keywords: Adversity, Impatience, London, Sentiment, Spirits, Years)
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
(Keywords: Desire, Impatience, Lies)
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
(Keywords: Fortune, Impatience, Man, Poor)