Patience may be virtue, but try to convince any five-year old two weeks before Christmas that it patience is a good thing. Even grown ups can find patience a hard thing to have, whether its at work, home, play or in legendary traffic tie ups. Still, patience quotes try to remind us of the importance of being patient, of waiting for the time to be right, and for realizing that patience can be its own reward, if only because things that are supposed to happen to us in due time, finally do. Patience quotes can help redirect our energies when we are anxious to see or get results, learning that patience is not only a virtue, but at times a necessity.
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- "[And how did he recover the patience that allowed him to await the arrival of songs for his 21st century trio of brilliant, contemplative, philosophical and socially conscious albums?] I just walked away from [the commercial career] and let it dismantle itself, ... I bit the bullet and crossed over that threshold to the realization that I may not be a big star in this thing. Maybe my path is something else. So I just started driving my kids to school and looking out after them. I stumbled onto a fantastic woman and built a relationship and became more solid inside myself and went back to work with a different mind-set, which is to please myself, because it's the only way I can be original."