Quotation Explorer - 'Impatient'

Other people can’t cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don’t make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness. - Lama Surya Das
Those speak foolishly who ascribe their anger or their impatience to such as offend them or to tribulation. Tribulation does not make people impatient, but proves that they are impatient. So everyone may learn from tribulation how his heart is constituted. - Martin Luther
When indeed does the temporal suffering oppress a man most terribly? Is it not when it seems to him that it has no significance, that it neither secures nor gains anything for him? Is it not when the suffering, as the impatient man expresses it, is without meaning or purpose? - Søren Kierkegaard
Inspiration works on the same sense as humans, quite generous yet impatient. When it calls, better respond there and then or it moves shop. - Unarine Ramaru
The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective. - Henry David Thoreau
It may well be that we talk about sex more than anything else; we set our minds to the task; we convince ourselves that were have never said enough on the subject...where sex is concerned the most long-winded, the most impatient of societies is our own. - Michel Foucault
Being impatient is rocket fuel for success. I have seen very few patient successful people. Most are impatient and always ready to move! - Robert D. Kintigh
Often times we allow ourselves to become impatient, by viewing God’s promises based on our human knowledge. Our thoughts and ways are irrelevant in his judgment to grant any of our requests. We need to have patience and trust in God for answers to our requests. - Ellen J. Barrier
Be impatient enough to start going after your dreams now but patient enough to watch them manifest. - Matthew Donnelly
Patience is a complot of the Devil to immobilize the men! Mortal men should be impatient and impetuous; patience is only for the immortals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't be so impatient in finding love; take your time & allow the Lord to write that special love story for you. Otherwise you'll be busy reading the back of the book. - Surgeo Bell
But pain is an impatient customer. It wouldn't be long before it demanded attention. - Jill Alexander Essbaum
No woman in maternity confinement can have stranger and more impatient wishes than I have. - Søren Kierkegaard
When we get impatient because something is taking too long, we should remember that Life waits on us a thousand times more than we wait on Life. - Laura Teresa Marquez
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. - Marilyn Monroe
Some patient dogs had waited a long time for the fatest bone to come, but the impatient had gone to scavenge for the little it could see. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust upon him should try to get along without it for a week.
Death is impatient and thoughtless. It barges into your room when you are right in the middle of something, and it doesn't bother to wipe its boots. - Tom Robbins
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