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Is patience a virtue?

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Is patience a virtue?

The short answer is "no".  There are seven things; concepts, ideas, or qualities that are generally considered as a "virtue" but patience is not one of them.   The seven virtues are sometimes called the Seven Holy Virtues and consist of the Four Cardinal Virtues (from ancient Greek philosophy) and the three Theological Virtues (from the letters of Saint Paul of Tarsus). They are as follows: THE FOUR CARDINAL VIRTUES Prudence: also known as "Providence" (from the Latin Providentia; to see ahead).  It is the ability to discern between good and evil and, as such, all the other Virtues stem from it. ...

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