Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him keep step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Fifteen minutes a day devoted to self-improvement, will be felt at the end of the year.
It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself, than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all connected with you.
Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.
Paper has more patience than people.
All things come to those who wait.