Patience is a virtue

Patience is a virtue.

Prov. It is good to be patient. Jill: I wish Mary would hurry up and call me back! Jane: Patience is a virtue. Fred: The doctor has kept us waiting for half an hour! If he doesn't call us into his office pretty soon, I may do something violent. Ellen: Calm down, dear. Patience is a virtue.
See also: patience, virtue
References in classic literature ?
Patience is a virtue in an Indian, and can be no shame to a Christian white man.
Patience is a virtue the Belfast pro has had to show throughout his career and it seems it is an attribute he will have to employ again as he tries to secure a prestigious title shot.
HUNGRY sandwich-snatcher William Morrison had two days in a police cell to ponder whether patience is a virtue.
But then, the movie's plodding pace won't displease those for whom patience is a virtue and Sunday afternoons are meant to be savored with popcorn and an early-bird dinner.
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