Snippets of Patience

Isaac Newton being complimented on his work in mathematics and natural philosophy:   ‘If he had made any advances in those subjects, it was owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.’

At a later time Margaret said‘I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.’

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