Journeyman Project Dispatches from the Life of Patrick Fowler: Christianity Explored


Quoteable Quotes: Patience and Perservence

If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, “here comes number seventy-one!”
~ Richard M. DeVos

Perseverence is not a long race;
it is many short races one after another.
~ Walter Elliot

I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career.
I have lost almost 300 games.
On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game-winning shot…and I missed.
I have failed over and over and over again in my life. An that’s precisely why I succeed.
~ Michael Jordan

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
~ Saint Augustine

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

There will be a time when loud-mouthed,
incompetent people seem to be getting the best of you.
When that happens, you only have to be patient and wait for them to self destruct.
It never fails.
~ Richard Rybolt

Learn the art of patience.
Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal.
Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement, and failure.
Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook which eventually leads to success.
~ Brian Adams

Like farmers, we need to learn that we cannot sow and reap in the same day.
~ Unknown

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