Patience is a Virtue

FRANCIE: Okay, I guess I can wait . . . for a while.

PARIS: Patience is a virtue.

“Patience is a virtue” is a proverbial saying refering to Patience as one of the seven heavely virtues, dating back to the 5th century epic poem Psychomachia, by the Latin poet Prudentius.

An old couplet says:

Patience is a virtue, possess it if you can

‘Tis seldom found in women, but never in a man!

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