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140. The Precepts of Fortitude

1. All divine laws which direct man towards heaven areprecepts of fortitude inasmuch as the way to heaven is beset withtemptations and dangers that a man must steadfastly overcome.

2. The virtues annexed to fortitude-patience,perseverance, magnanimity, constancy-involve laws of virtuousprocedure in the face of hardships and perils, and are thusprecepts of fortitude.

"Men should often renew their good resolutions, and not lose heart because they are tempted against them."
St Philip Neri

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"A single act of uniformity with the divine will suffices to make a saint."
St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"The name of Jesus, pronounced with reverence and affection, has a kind of power to soften the heart. "
St Philip Neri

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