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Ponder Points

A Ponder Point is a significant, outstanding, or effective idea, argument or suggestion that needs to be weighed in the mind with thoroughness and care.

Friday, January 06, 2006

Pondering Patience

One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life.
~Chinese Proverb~

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
~John Quincy Adams~

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.
~Helen Keller~

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
~Joseph Addison~

Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
~Adel Bestavros~

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
~William Edgar Borah~

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
~William Channing~

Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes silk.
~Chinese Proverb~


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