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Saying of the Day

Patience is a virtue

Today: Thu, 21 Feb 2019

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Possible interpretation:

The ability to wait for something without getting angry or upset is a valuable quality in a person.

Note: patience (noun) = the ability to wait calmly; the capacity to accept delay without getting angry | virtue (noun) = a quality or trait that most people consider to be morally good or desirable in a person

Quick Quiz

"Patience is a virtue" suggests that getting angry when you have to wait is

a. a good personal trait

b. a bad personal trait

c. a sign of patience