Patience surpasses learning

Possible interpretation: 1) The ability to wait for a long time without getting angry is even better than education. 2) the capacity to accept delay without getting upset will achieve more than study in the end

Note: patience (noun) = the ability to wait calmly; the capacity to accept delay without getting angry | surpass (verb) = be greater than; go past; exceed | learning (noun) = the gaining of knowledge through study, experience etc

Origin: Dutch proverb.

Quick Quiz:

If "Patience surpasses learning", which of these is superior?

a. the ability to tolerate delay calmly

b. a good education

c. a surplus of education

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Contributor: Josef Essberger