Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Thus spoke Saint Augustine, the Roman Catholic saint and poet, during the 1800’s. Perennial wisdom does not change with time. Patience, it is said, is a virtue.
Most of my life, I have not been a very patient person. I wanted things done yesterday. I suffered because of my lack of patience and my thinking that, by doing more and more, I could speed up time and make things happen faster. What I accomplished was a perpetual sense of frustration and a loss of living in the present moment. I was impatient for something to happen in the future. I am happier now as I learn to embrace the gift of patience. It is an important step..
Take to heart the first quote and these: The Buddhist philosopher, Dr. Daisaku Ikeda, said this:
With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
Thomas Henry Huxley, the botanist, wrote:
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