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Maybe this was what the media was calling "desperate euphoria"—the were-all-doomed-but-anything-can-happen feeling that had begun to peak around the time Wun went public. The end of the world, plus Martians: given that, what was impossible? What was even unlikely? And where did that leave the standard arguments in favor of propriety, patience, virtue, and not rocking the boat?
— Robert Charles Wilson —

Patience is only a virtue when there is something worth waiting for.

— Lauren Willig

Patience is a conquering virtue.

— Geoffrey Chaucer

Patience really is a virtue I don't hurriedly possess!

— Sharon Fletcher

The more a government strives to curtail freedom of speech, the more obstinately is it resisted; not indeed by the avaricious, ... but by those whom good education, sound morality, and virtue have rendered more free. Men in general are so constituted that there is nothing they will endure with so little patience as that views which they believe to be true should be counted crimes against the laws, ... Under such circumstances they do not think it disgraceful, but most honorable, to hold the laws in abhorrence, and to refrain from no action against the government.[355] ... Laws which can be broken without any wrong to one's neighbor are counted but a laughing-stock; and so far from such laws restraining the appetites and lusts of mankind, they rather heighten them. Nitimur in vetitum semper, cupimusque negata.[356]

— Will Durant

Good things come ... " Her head fell back, giving him total access to her throat "to those who wait.' Patience is a virtue, Alistair.

— Cristiane Serruya

It's true what they say about patience being a virtue; it just happens to be a virtue that I choose not to pursue.

— Chelsea Handler

Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.

— Philip Massinger

Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.

— Ambrose Bierce

Patience is a virtue but I don't have the time.

— David Byrne

Maybe this was what the media was calling "desperate euphoria"-the we're-all-doomed-but-anything-can-happen feeling that had begun to peak around the time Wun went public. The end of the world, plus Martians: given that, what was impossible? What was even unlikely? And where did that leave the standard arguments in favor of propriety, patience, virtue, and not rocking the boat?

— Robert Charles Wilson

We applaud patience, but prefer it to be a virtue that others possess.

— N.T. Wright

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

More things to remember:
7) The value of time;
8) The pleasure of working;
9) The obligation of duty;
10) The power of kindness;
11) The wisdom of economy;
12) The virtue of patience.

— Marshall Field

Our problem is that we often expect instantaneous solutions to such challenges, forgetting that frequently the heavenly virtue of patience is required.

— Thomas S. Monson

I can understand that the man you told me about has offended you, and I am very annoyed that he forgot himself like that. However, you must not consider what he did as coming from him but rather as a trial which God wishes to make of your patience. This virtue will be even more a virtue in you who are more sensitive by nature and have given less cause for the offense that you have received.

— Vincent De Paul

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