One of the common themes of President Dieter F. Uchtdorf’s sermons has been happiness and patience. Not only does President Uchtdorf teach us how we can develop patience, but he teaches us why patience is so important to develop. Here are 16 paradigm shifting quotes on patience from President Uchtdorf.

 

“patience is not passive resignation, nor is it failing to act because of our fears. Patience means active waiting and enduring. It means staying with something and doing all that we can—working, hoping, and exercising faith; bearing hardship with fortitude, even when the desires of our hearts are delayed. Patience is not simply enduring; it is enduring well!”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“The character traits and practices described in [D&C 121:41] are the foundation of godly patience and are inseparably connected to effective priesthood and patriarchal service.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“without patience, we cannot please God; we cannot become perfect. Indeed, patience is a purifying process that refines understanding, deepens happiness, focuses action, and offers hope for peace.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“without patience, we cannot please God; we cannot become perfect. Indeed, patience is a purifying process that refines understanding, deepens happiness, focuses action, and offers hope for peace.”-Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“Patience—the ability to put our desires on hold for a time—is a precious and rare virtue. We want what we want, and we want it now. Therefore, the very idea of patience may seem unpleasant and, at times, bitter.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“I learned that patience was far more than simply waiting for something to happen—patience required actively working toward worthwhile goals and not getting discouraged when results didn’t appear instantly or without effort”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“I learned that patience was far more than simply waiting for something to happen—patience required actively working toward worthwhile goals and not getting discouraged when results didn’t appear instantly or without effort” ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Patience is a godly attribute that can heal souls, unlock treasures of knowledge and understanding, and transform ordinary men and women into saints and angels. Patience is truly a fruit of the Spirit.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

 

“Let us always remember that one of the reasons God has entrusted the priesthood to us is to help prepare us for eternal blessings by refining our natures through the patience which priesthood service requires.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Let us always remember that one of the reasons God has entrusted the priesthood to us is to help prepare us for eternal blessings by refining our natures through the patience which priesthood service requires.” ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“I believe that every one of us, at one time or another, can identify with the servant in Christ’s parable who owed money to the king and who pled with the king, saying, ‘Lord, have patience with me.’”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“knowledge and understanding come at the price of patience.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“knowledge and understanding come at the price of patience.” ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

 

“Patience means staying with something until the end. It means delaying immediate gratification for future blessings. It means reining in anger and holding back the unkind word. It means resisting evil, even when it appears to be making others rich.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 “Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith.” ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Ultimately, patience means being “firm and steadfast, and immovable in keeping the commandments of the Lord”  every hour of every day, even when it is hard to do so.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Patience is a process of perfection.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“Patience is a process of perfection.” ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Patience means to abide in faith, knowing that sometimes it is in the waiting rather than in the receiving that we grow the most. This was true in the time of the Savior. It is true in our time as well, for we are commanded in these latter days to ‘continue in patience until ye are perfected.’”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“The lessons we learn from patience will cultivate our character, lift our lives, and heighten our happiness. They will help us to become worthy priesthood bearers and faithful disciples of our Master, Jesus Christ.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“The lessons we learn from patience will cultivate our character, lift our lives, and heighten our happiness. They will help us to become worthy priesthood bearers and faithful disciples of our Master, Jesus Christ.” ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“patience boils down to this: keep the commandments; trust in God, our Heavenly Father; serve Him with meekness and Christlike love; exercise faith and hope in the Savior; and never give up.”

~Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

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2 thoughts on “16 Paradigm Shifting Quotes On Patience From President Uchtdorf

  1. Very inspiring quotes and messages on this site. Please keep up the good work,sometimes a little encouragement in a dark moment goes a long way.

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