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)
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
(Keywords: Impatience, Interest, Man, News, Profit, Public, Tears)
Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.
- Rita Mae Brown
(Keywords: Impatience, Intuition, Logic)
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)
The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
- Larry Wall
(Keywords: Impatience, Laziness)