Aquinas – virtues

St. Thomas Aquinas
The Summa Theologica

TREATISE ON FORTITUDE AND TEMPERANCE (Questions [123]-170)
FORTITUDE (Questions [123]-124)
OF FORTITUDE (TWELVE ARTICLES)

Unde inter virtutes cardinales prudentia est potior; secunda, iustitia; tertia, fortitudo; quarta, temperantia. Et post has, ceterae virtutes.

Wherefore among the cardinal virtues, prudence ranks first, justice second, fortitude third, temperance fourth, and after these the other virtues.

 

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