Choose a topic from Part 2B:

114. Friendliness

1. Friendliness or affability is a virtue subordinate tojustice which seeks the balance and order of all things, includinghuman relations. Friendliness thus has a special aspect of good toachieve, and is therefore a special virtue.

2. A virtue annexed to another is called a partor a potential part of that other. In this sense,friendliness or affability is a part of justice. It does not coverthe whole ground of justice, and therefore is not identical withjustice; it is annexed to justice, but is distinct from thatvirtue.

"What good does it do to speak learnedly about the Trinity if, lacking humility, you displease the Trinity? Indeed it is not learning that makes a man holy and just, but a virtuous life makes him pleasing to God. "
Thomas á Kempis

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"God looks neither at long nor beautiful prayers, but at those that come from the heart."
The Cure D'Ars

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"God has no need of men."
St Philip Neri

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