March 2, 2018 §
“Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.” — Ambrose Bierce
“There is, however, a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.” — Edmund Burke
“It is easy finding reasons why other folks should be patient.” — George Eliot
Tagged: Ambrose Bierce, Edmund Burke, George Eliot
I used to pray for patience. Then people told me that praying for patience was a sure-fire way to get trouble. Now I pray that others be patient.