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A zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Decisive work ethic. Acting energetically without excessive reflection. [http://carol365.blogspot.com/2007/03/66-virtue-of-diligence_07.html]</ref>
 
A zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Decisive work ethic. Acting energetically without excessive reflection. [http://carol365.blogspot.com/2007/03/66-virtue-of-diligence_07.html]</ref>
 
"Diligence is one of the seven capital virtues. The others are [[humility]], [[liberality]], [[brotherly love]], [[meekness]], [[chastity]], and [[temperance]]. They are called capital because all the virtues we strive to practice are said to flow from these seven capital virtues."<ref> [http://www.secondexodus.com/html/catholicdefinitions/diligence.htm Second Exodus] Martin K. Barrack</ref>
 
"Diligence is one of the seven capital virtues. The others are [[humility]], [[liberality]], [[brotherly love]], [[meekness]], [[chastity]], and [[temperance]]. They are called capital because all the virtues we strive to practice are said to flow from these seven capital virtues."<ref> [http://www.secondexodus.com/html/catholicdefinitions/diligence.htm Second Exodus] Martin K. Barrack</ref>
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It means a careful and persistent work or effort.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:48, 19 January 2015

Diligence is the virtue opposed to sloth.[1] "Diligence is one of the seven capital virtues. The others are humility, liberality, brotherly love, meekness, chastity, and temperance. They are called capital because all the virtues we strive to practice are said to flow from these seven capital virtues."[2]

It means a careful and persistent work or effort.

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  1. A zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Decisive work ethic. Acting energetically without excessive reflection. [1]
  2. Second Exodus Martin K. Barrack