ALL THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO WAIT _ TP/A

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Dates: Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2016
English Proverb

All Things Come To Those Who Wait

1(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.

Usage notes

•This version of the proverb is now somewhat dated, the more common form today being good things come to those who wait(with good instead of all).

Good things come to those who wait is an English phrase extolling the virtue of patience. The related phrase “all things come to those who wait” was used by Violet Fane in 1892. It has been used as the basis for several pieces of popular culture:

•”Good things come to those who wait”, a 1984 song by the Freestylist Nayobe

Good things come to those who wait (Guinness), a UK advertising campaign for Guinness stout in the 1990s and 2000s

Good things come to those who wait (Heinz), a US advertising campaign for Heinz ketchup in the 1980s