The Best Patient quotes

Entrepreneurship is all about taking risks and making things happen. Sometimes, though, it’s nice to take a step back and reflect on what really matters in life. That’s why we’ve compiled some of our favorite patient quotes that will remind you to stay humble and focused on what truly matters.

1. I had a patient once who dreamed she kept her husband in the deep freeze except for mating. Lots of men feel that way. — Robert Johnson

2. Now that doctors have stopped making house calls, lots of patients now have to die without their help. — Milton Berle

3. I like writing. It keeps my mind off grim subjects. It’s therapeutic in the same way a patient in an institution is given fingerpaints. — Woody Allen

4. Trust and be patient. You are making it happen, in your own way, it its own time. — Scott Stabile

5. Surely a good therapist should produce a Dorian Gray–style portrait from under the couch so the patient can see the person they really are. — Rosamund Lupton, Sister

6. Now that doctors have stopped making house calls, lots of patients now have to die without their help. — Milton Berle

7. You can’t win without being patient. You know why? Success comes when you value time by using it profitably. It comes over time — delay is not denial!

8. For–profit does not belong in a taxpayer–funded health system. For–profit means cutting medical services to patients, and payments to providers, to preserve profits. — Mimi Kennedy

9. Anybody can be fit. But you have to be patient. Give your body some time to adjust. — Sean Faris

10. If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent. — Ralph Marston

11. Hold strong to your faith — better days are being prepared for you by God. So be patient enough to get rewarded for all your pain and suffering.

12. Cosmetic surgery processes the bodies of woman–made women, who make up the vast majority of its patient pool, into man–made women. — Naomi Wolf

13. To be content does not mean that you don’t desire more, it means you’re thankful for what you have and patient for what’s to come. — Tony Gaskins

14. The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. — W B Yeats

15. Perfectionists are patient, the diligent are persevering, and the relentless are successful. — Matshona Dhliwayo

16. How poor are they that have have not patients. — William Shakespeare

17. He has been a doctor a year now and has had two patients–no, three, I think–yes, it was three; I attended their funerals. — Mark Twain

18. I do not practice clinical medicine and hence do not treat individual patients. My career is in medical science. — Robert Jarvik

19. Patient endurance attends to all things. — Teresa of Avila

20. Ignore the people who advise you patience! There is no time for patience! Those who are patient for many years about anything are mad! — Mehmet Murat ildan

21. Work hard, be patient, and be a sponge while learning your business. Learn how to take criticism. Follow your gut instincts and don’t compromise. — Simon Cowell

22. Only a fool would be patient enough to stay in a totalitarian love affair, and only the insincere will use anarchy to commit the sin of unfaithfulness. — Michael Bassey Johnson

23. You’ll get better with time so be patient with yourself. — Robert Tew

24. The purpose of a doctor or any human in general should not be to simply delay the death of the patient, but to increase the person’s quality of life. — Patch Adams

25. The best doctor in The world is The veterinarian. he can’t ask his patients what is The matter–he’s got to just know. — Will Rogers

26. Ignore ignorance? You might as well withhold medicine from a very sick patient. Not only will the patient get worse, the disease will spread. — Stifyn Emrys

27. The beauty of a morning glory, is that of its patient wait for the sun to rise in the morning! — Mary Kate

28. Pray patiently.Pray purposefully.Pray painstakingly.Pray perfectly. — Matshona Dhliwayo

29. There’s never been a doctor who served many patients who, despite their best efforts, did not lose some of them to death. But they understood that was part of life itself. — Zig Ziglar

30. It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity. — Swami Vivekananda

31. You just got to be #patient, be focused, you know there are lots of distractions out there. — Tiger Woods

32. The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him. — Sigmund Freud

33. Pick me up, ‘ is the message of a person who keeps falling. Tomas kept picking her up, patiently. — Milan Kundera

34. If the history of medicine is told through the stories of doctors, it is because their contributions stand in place of the more substantive heroism of their patients. — Siddhartha Mukherjee

35. Love is patient. Love is kind. It bears all things. Love never fails. Love is as strong as death. — O.R. Melling, The Summer King

36. Be patient. You’ll know when it’s time for you to wake up and move ahead. — Ram Dass

37. The poison leaves bit by bit, not all at once. Be patient. You are healing. — Yasmin Mogahed

38. Less than 1 percent of the patients treated are alive at the end of five years. — Michael Landon

39. Men had always been the reciters of poetry in the desert. — Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

40. No such thing as time travel, he’d rumbled patiently, once. Only live with what you’ve done, and try in the future to do what you’re happy to live with. — Richard K. Morgan, Thirteen

41. Have you ever thought that war is a madhouse and that everyone in the war is a patient? — Oriana Fallaci

42. Who can be patient in extremes? — William Shakespeare

43. We need patient people who are able to endure the toughest disciplines. — Samael Aun Weor

44. Just be patient, she told herself, and with the mounting pages, the strength of her writing fist grew. — Markus Zusak

45. I love reading I know it’s very important and I respect anyone that is patient enough to do it. — Stanley Victor Paskavich

46. Perfect love is perfectly patient. — Neal A. Maxwell

47. Patience is a virtue, just like parenting. We aren’t born as parents, we learn how to be patent through our kids. From those lessons comes the wisdom to be patient! — Martin R. Lemieux

48. She and Marie were Montreal girls, not trained to accompany heroes, or to hold out for dreams, but just to be patient. — Mavis Gallant, The Collected Stories of Mavis Gallant

49. A patient willingness to defer dividends is a hallmark of individual maturity. — Neal A. Maxwell

50. While we want doubts to give way to faith, we should be merciful and patient with those who are still in a doubt–troubled place. — Timothy Keller

We hope that these quotes about patience have inspired you to be more understanding and tolerant in life. Patience is a virtue that can help you to reach greater heights of success, so don’t forget to practice it. No matter how challenging life gets, never forget to be kind to yourself and others and stay patient.


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