The Jewish concept is that each individual is created in the image of the Creator. An honorable person is the one who honors others (Ethics of the Fathers 4:1). Being impatient with another human being has aspects of disrespect. Being patient makes you a more honorable person yourself, since your patience is an expression of your respect.
(from Rabbi Pliskin's book "Patience," published by ArtScroll)
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