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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"These three glorious virtues – patience, courage, and perseverance – are rooted in true charity and have their place at the very top of that tree of charity which in turn is crowned with the light of most holy faith by which souls run without darkness along the way of truth." Source: St. Catherine [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Hope is practiced through the virtue of patience, which continues to do good even in the face of apparent failure, and through the virtue of humility, which accepts God’s mystery and trusts him even at times of darkness." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love: Deus Caritas Est, Ignatius Press, 2006.

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kemps

"Love is swift, sincere, kind, pleasant, and delightful. Love is strong, patient and faithful, prudent, long-suffering, and manly. Love is never self-seeking, for in whatever a person seeks himself there he falls from love. Love is circumspect, humble, and upright. It is neither soft nor light, nor intent upon vain things. It is sober and [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Even so, my child, your changed life may be attended with some inward discomfort, and you may feel some reaction of discouragement and weariness after you have taken a final farewell of the world and its follies. Should it be so, I pray you take it patiently, for it will not last – it is [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Do not long after things afar off; such, I mean, as cannot happen till a distant time… these useless wishes take the place of such as I ought to have – namely, to be patient, resigned, self-denying, obedient, gentle under suffering – which are what God requires of me under the circumstances." Source: St. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"Why do you look for rest when you were born to work?  Resign yourself to patience rather than to comfort, to carrying your cross rather than to enjoyment." Source: Thomas a’ Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Dover Thrift Editions, 1940.

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Take patiently the petty annoyances, the trifling discomforts, the unimportant losses which come upon all of us daily; for by means of these little matters, lovingly and freely accepted, you will give Him your whole heart, and win His.  I mean the acts of daily forbearance, the headache, or toothache, or neighbor, the effort of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"What does war against the obedient? Insult or injury? No, because they are patient, and patience is the sister of obedience. Are the burdens of the rule heavy for them? No, because obedience makes them observant… They have a most perfect contempt for themselves and they rejoice in patience, exulting in joy and gladness with [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

"There was at that time a certain nun who managed to irritate me in everything she did.  The devil had a part in it, for it was certainly he who made me see all her bad points.  Not wishing to give way to natural antipathy, I reminded myself that sentiments of charity were not enough; [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"The sign that you have this virtue (obedience) is patience, and impatience is the sign that you do not have it. Notice that there two ways of observing obedience. The one is more perfect than the other, but like the commandments and the counsels the two are not separate but united. The one is good [...]

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