Explore the value of Patience
Here are some inspiring stories about patience.
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STRUGGLE FOR MY FIRST JOB.. This was the time when last 2 months left for my final semester of MBA but due to the recession time there was not much campus recruitment. I got the job but that was for different city so was unable to go there. Hence, I decided to search job in same city where I used to live. First I randomly sent my resume to...
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PATIENCE Patience Over the last six years I have learned what patience is. Growing up I did not have this value and it is a very important value to have. I always wanted what I wanted when I wanted it. Now I can see that if you are patient you will almost always get what you want if you are supposed to have it. I...
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LOTS OF PATIENCE I am currently on a ski trip and I came to improve my skills. Unfortunately, there is a kid in my group with bad manners. I made the mistake of letting him get to me and forgot to focus on my skills as did the other kids in my group including my instructor. Yesterday she told me she she wasn't going to let him...
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We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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PATIENCE QUOTATIONS
Moliere
“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”

Moliere

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“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”

John Quincy Adams

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“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. ”

Arnold H. Glasow

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“Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting. ”

Joyce Meyer

Sheen
“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”

Fulton J. Sheen

Milne
“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

A. A. Milne

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“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. ”

Saadi

Tolstoy
“The strongest of all warriors are these two—Time and Patience.”

Leo Tolstoy

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“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sales
“Have patience with all things, but, first of all with yourself.”

Saint Francis de Sales

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'patience'.
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Hannah M Hannah is a young girl. Hannah is an amazing singer, and a great soccer player. Hannah is my best friend. Here is why she is a hero. She is in the hospital fighting Steven Johnson Syndrome. Hannah is staying strong through the chain of events that is happening to her. She is unable to see, as the effect of having...
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John H I have chosen my grandfather, Johnny, as my all-time hero. When you talk about perseverance, patience, and joy, grandpa was the epitome of all these. When my dad was two weeks old, Grandpa, a caboose man on the Rock Island Line, fell off the caboose and was run over by the train. He survived, although he was a...
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Noreen Crush My personal hero and every day inspiration is my mom. She is a hard working, dedicated, and extremely patient woman. She has always been the common ground between my dad and I, as we are both very bull headed. She works as a registered nurse in emerge. I am extremely proud to call her my mom, and even happier she...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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Your Comments
Tina from Leesburg,Ga. MARCH 21, 2013
My husband and I love this commercial. I would replay it a hundred times. Love watching it!

Jan Vernix from Philippines JANUARY 16, 2013
Patience is not just about waiting, it's the ability to have the right attitude while waiting.

Sarah Nichols from Paducah, KY APRIL 22, 2012
I love this!

Mike G. from Tucson FEBRUARY 4, 2012
I really wish they would put out more commercials & billboards. I had no values until I saw them.

Janet from Missouri JANUARY 1, 2012
Just saw the "Patience" commercial with the little boy walking in the concrete. Reminds me of how I need to be when working with my students. haha Loved it!

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