65 Best Waiting Quotes

By | October 31, 2020

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Waiting Quotes

1). “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” − Abraham Lincoln

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2). “There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting.” − J. G. Holland

3). “Waiting is not mere empty hoping. It has the inner certainty of reaching the goal.” − I Ching

4). “What really matters is the cost of one’s waiting experience, not just in money but in frustration, aanger, and other stresses.” −Harold Schweizer

5). “Most of us are waiting. We’re waiting for something interesting to happen. And I think we’re going to wait forever if we don’t do something more interesting with our lives.” − Donald Miller

6). “Waiting is as resistant to description and analysis as time or boredom.” − Homer

7). “If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.” − Win Borden

8). “To know how to wait is the great secret of success.” − De Maistre

9). “Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.” − Seth Godin

10). “Waiting and hoping are the whole of life, and as soon as a dream is realized it is destroyed.” − Gian Carlo Menotti

11). “Waiting, like nothing else, reveals our complex human relationship with time.” − Margaret Whipp

12). “If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer. Every moment is the most important moment of your life. No future time is better than now to let down your guard and love.” − David Deida

13). “Waiting is still an occupation. It is having nothing to wait for that is terrible.” − Cesare Pavese

14). “You are waiting for something good to come; but you know, if the life is also waiting, then nothing will happen, nothing will come!” − Mehmet Murat ildan

15). “Waiting is not wasting. It is a strategy for champing for greater things.” − Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

16). “Spending your days waiting to die is no way to live.” − Anthony Ray Hinton

17). “While waiting for a Moses to lead us into the promised land, we have forgotten how to walk.” − Wendell Johnson

18). “Whatever we are waiting for — peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance — it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.” − Sarah Ban Breathnach

19). “Waiting is a period of learning. The longer we wait, the more we hear about him for whom we are waiting.” − Henri Nouwen

20). “Don’t rush things. Anything worth having is worth waiting for.” − unknown

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21). “But the important thing about learning to wait, I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for.” − Anna Neagle

22). “Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting!” − Jules Verne

23). “We have become a global community that relies on patience because waiting has become the norm.” − Dr. Asa Don Brown

24). “Don’t wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good; try to use ordinary situations.” − Charles Richter

25). “If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd.” − Edward de Bono

26). “All things come to him who waits – provided he knows what he is waiting for.” − Woodrow T. Wilson

27). “After you find out all the things that can go wrong, your life becomes less about living and more about waiting.” − Chuck Palahniuk

28). “What we are waiting for is not as important as what happens to us while we are waiting. Trust the process.” − Mandy Hale

29). “Spread your wings – today. Why wait?” − Jonathan Lockwood Huie

30). “If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don’t wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.” − Senegalese Proverb

31). “Knowing someone isn’t coming back doesn’t mean you ever stop waiting.” − Toby Barlow

32). “Life is very much like an arms race, each side waiting for the other one to put his stick down first.” − Merle Shain

33). “The wait is long, my dream of you does not end.” − Nuala O’Faolain

34). “To wait for luck is like waiting for death.” − Japanese Proverb

35). “Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful.” − Jose N. Harris

36). “Waiting turns men into bears in a barn and women into cats in a sack.” − Robert Jordan

37). “Biblically, waiting is not just something we have to do until we get what we want. Waiting is part of the process of becoming what God wants us to be.” − John Ortberg

38). “If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.” − Lemony Snicket

39). “Waiting makes wine better; but waiting makes man decay! Don’t wait because you have no time! Move fast!” − Mehmet Murat ildan

40). “Being supportive often means waiting and listening and more waiting until you’re better able to understand the drama.” − Fred Rogers

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41). “Waiting is not always a bad thing; it can bring its own joy -the thrill of anticipation.” − David Jeremiah

42). “I find waiting unbearable because it makes me passive and negates me. I hate being nothing.” − Kathy Acker

43). “Our lives have become a perpetual waiting game. This is a societal norm. We spend an absurd amount of time simply waiting.” − Dr. Asa Don Brown

44). “I would not sit waiting for some value tomorrow, nor for something to happen. One could wait a lifetime. … I would make something happen.” − Louis L’Amour

45). “Never keep long and be waiting. Waiters and quitters have just a slight difference but a common end.” − Israelmore Ayivor

46). “You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.” − Craig Bruce

47). “Waiting is tough. Waiting is frustrating.” − Marlinda Ireland

48). “I’ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you’re with me, even when you’re not by my side.” − Paulo Coelho

49). “Anxiety makes waits seem longer.” − Mark Van Hagen

50). “And sure enough even waiting will end…if you can just wait long enough.” − William Faulkner

51). “How much of human life is lost in waiting.” − Ralph Waldo Emerson

52). “Waiting is the rust of the soul.” − Carlos Ruiz Zafon

53). “Waiting was a sin against both the time that was still to come and the moments one was currently disregarding.” − Neil Gaiman

54). “Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don’t count.” − Robert Anthony

55). “There is nothing to be gained by waiting for a better situation. You see where you are and you do what you can with that.” − Jacob K. Javits

56). “Don’t Wait! Start on your dreams, your impulses, your longings, your special occasions today. Because this is your moment.” − Mary Anne Radmacher

57). “If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.” − Mario Andretti

58). “Don’t wait for your ship to come in – swim out to it.” − Jerry Smith

59). “The waiting time, my brothers, Is the hardest time of all.” − Sarah Doudney

60). “You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.” − Craig Bruce

61). “The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is to have someone worth waiting for.” − unknown

62). “Waiting in uncertainty takes longer than when one is informed.” − Mark Van Hagen

63). “Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come; third, the ability to do nothing until the command is given.” − G. Campbell Morgan

64). “The problem with waiting is that it runs counter to our cultural expectations of ceaseless activity.” − Margaret Whipp

65). “Waiting is more than merely an inconvenient delay. It is more than a matter of time.” − Harold Schweizer

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