"The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing."
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"A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once."
"Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent."
"He that can have patience can have what he will."
"Patience means self-suffering."
"The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open."
"Patience is the virtue of an ass, who treads beneath his burden and complains not."
"Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity."
"If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big."
"Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation."
"Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice."
"The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth."
"The past is all holy to us; the dead are all holy; even they that were wicked when alive."
"To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another."
"Study the past if you would divine the future."
"May you look back on the past with as much pleasure as you look forward to the future."
"We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future."
"The past always looks better than it was because it isn't here."
"The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
"The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past."
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