patience Quotes

I’ve done an awful lot of stuff that’s a monument to public patience.

As a young boy, I read ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ and immediately became neurotic about my use of time. It taxed me severely, but only for the next 50 years. But I think it also allowed me to discipline myself to sit in the chair and be a writer, where one of the most needed qualities is patience.

Difficult years lie ahead, patience is required.

If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything.

So it’s been a slow process and it’s taken some patience. That’s why patients are called patients I think – patience is required.

You know, writing is really difficult, and it takes a real patience and a skill. I don’t know if I have that. I admire it in others, so much, and I envy it.

My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you’ve got to be a filmmaker.

Sometimes they are a matter of luck the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.

I think there’s not much patience for organized labour, period, public or private sector.

That’s why I never became a director. I never had patience with people.