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!