Who hasn’t heard the saying “Have patience, my friend, have patience; For Rome wasn’t built in a day!”?
Nevertheless, this is not the only wise saying about patience. We have actually even omitted this in our quotes collection as there are so many others, even more significant and noteworthy words about patience.
This collection contains 50 of the best wise sayings and quotes on patience, arranged by birth year of the author. Enjoy!
and patient to perform.
(7th or 8th century BC,
greatest of ancient Greek epic poets)
but its fruit is sweet.
(384 – 322 BC, Greek philosopher and scientist)
for every trouble.
(c. 254 – 184 BC, Roman playwright of the Old Latin period)
who will volunteer to die,
than to find those
who are willing to endure pain with patience.
Gaius Julius Caesar
(100 BC – 44 BC, Roman statesman, general
and notable author of Latin prose)
Publius Ovidius Naso,
known as Ovid
(43 BC – AD 17/18, Roman poet)
the results of his own conduct.
(first century Roman fabulist,
Latin author and versifier of Aesop’s fables)
Augustine of Hippo,
also known as Saint Augustine or Saint Austin
(354 – 430, Algerian Christian theologian and philosopher)