Impatience

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Impatience is the lack of patience expressed by restlessness and intolerance of delays or anxiety and eagerness, especially to begin something.

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Yoda: Stopped they must be; on this all depends. Only a fully trained Jedi Knight, with the Force as his ally, will conquer Vader and his Emperor. If you end your training now - if you choose the quick and easy path as Vader did - you will become an agent of evil.
Obi-Wan: Patience.
Luke: And sacrifice Han and Leia?
Yoda: If you honor what they fight for? Yes.
  • Impatient straight to flesh his virgin sword.
    • Homer, The Odyssey, Book 20, line 381. Pope's translation; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 390.
  • I wish, and I wish that the spring would go faster,
    Nor long summer bide so late;
    And I could grow on like the foxglove and aster,
    For some things are ill to wait.
    • Jean Ingelow, Song of Seven, Seven Times Two; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 390.

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