Waiting Sayings and Quotes

Technology has made it easier than ever to get what we want instantly. Grocery delivery? No Problem. Express shipping? You got it. However, sometimes life requires us to be patient and wait. If you’re struggling with impatience, check out the collection of wise and insightful quotes about waiting below.

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

Waiting makes wine better; but waiting makes man decay! Don't wait because you have no time! Move fast!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Waiting is not wasting. It is a strategy for champing for greater things.     

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Waiting is not always a bad thing; it can bring its own joy -the thrill of anticipation.     

David Jeremiah

I find waiting unbearable because it makes me passive and negates me. I hate being nothing.     

Kathy Acker

The waiting time, my brothers, Is the hardest time of all.     


You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.     

Craig Bruce

Don't rush things. Anything worth having is worth waiting for.     


But the important thing about learning to wait, I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for.     

Anna Neagle

Don't wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good; try to use ordinary situations.     

Charles Richter

If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd.     

Edward de Bono

Spread your wings - today. Why wait?     

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don't wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.     

Senegalese Proverb

To know how to wait is the great secret of success.     

De Maistre

Nothing's going to come to you by sitting around and waiting for it.     

Zoe Kazan

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

The thing about waiting is that the longer you wait, the more impatient you become.     

Ashay Abbhi

Waiting is a form of passive persistence.     

Ogwo David Emenike