Cardinal virtues

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Cardinal virtues (Lat., cardo, ‘hinge’). Four particular virtues in Christianity, on which all others are said to depend: prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance. They were extended by the Scholastics to seven, by adding the three ‘theological virtues’ of faith, hope, and charity.

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Cardinal Virtues (Virtutes Cardinales). Justice, Prudence, Temperance, and Fortitude, as distinguished from the Theological Virtues (Faith, Hope, and Charity), often personified.