"Softly, softly, catchee monkey," is the West African rendering of a very valuable precept. An awful lot of men fail through lack of patient persistence.
As we go forth into the coming year, let it not be in the haste of impetuous, forgetful delight, nor with the quickness of impulsive thoughtlessness . But let us go out with the patient power of knowing that the God of Israel will go before us.
Nihil tam acerbum est in quo non æquus animus solatium inveniat.
There is nothing so disagreeable, that a patient mind can not find some solace for it.
Seneca the Younger
Neurologists have a host of clinical tests that let them observe what a brain-damaged patient can and cannot do.
Naturally, I was a bit of a curiosity, being the first hydrogen peroxide ingestion patient they had ever seen.
Lara St. John
I felt the Lord telling me just to be patient all year. Whether it happened this year, next, or never, everything was going to be okay.
I am convinced that in order for you, as a patient, to be protected, it has to be transparent, evidence-based, objective information. Not self-serving information. Not pharma-driven information. Not ad-driven information. It is transparent, objective, evidence-based information.
I am like a doctor. I have written a prescription to help the patient. If the patient doesn't want all the pills I've recommended, that's up to him. But I must warn that next time I will have to come as a surgeon with a knife.
Javier Perez de Cuellar
The present age is demented. It is possessed by a sense of dislocation, a loss of personal identity, an alternating sentimentality and rage which, in an individual patient, could be characterized as dementia.
In cases of porphyria, a minor disease, the patient excretes large quantities of porphyrins.