Is persistence a virtue

The list of virtues - 79 virtue words

Virtue comes from being “good”. What is meant are positive characteristics of a person. An exemplary attitude. However, opinions differ on what can be considered exemplary.

Because what counts as virtue is subject to the changing times. Some also speak of values.

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Yes, the beautiful words still exist. Terms with a special sound. Words that evoke longings and memories in us. The world from then, it is still there. But there is only a breath that wafts over to us with almost faded words. A wonderful harvest of blossoms in book form with the most beautiful words of the German language. Learn more

In our present the emphasis is on tolerance and openness to the world, while terms such as humility or propriety are hardly understood any more. See also:

List of classical and modern virtues

People give their hands to virtue, but not their hearts (old saying). Sorted alphabetically.

  1. Mindfulness
  2. Danger
  3. Decency
  4. sympathy
  5. sincerity
  6. endurance
  7. compassion
  8. persistence
  9. Cautiousness
  10. Humility
  11. resistance
  12. gratitude
  13. humility
  14. discretion
  15. discipline
  16. gallantry
  17. Awe
  18. honesty
  19. seriousness
  20. Sense of freedom
  21. Diligence
  22. friendliness
  23. Peacefulness
  24. hospitality
  25. patience
  26. Composure
  27. obedience
  28. Calmness of mind
  29. Frugality
  30. justice
  31. equanimity
  32. Kindness
  33. generosity
  34. Goodness of the heart
  35. warmth
  36. dedication
  37. courtesy
  38. humor
  39. chastity
  40. wisdom
  41. Moderation
  42. Charity
  43. compassion
  44. courage
  45. Indulgence
  46. Charity
  47. Frankness
  48. Honesty
  49. respect
  50. thoughtfulness
  51. gentleness
  52. Propriety
  53. Self-esteem
  54. Self-confidence
  55. Self-control
  56. selflessness
  57. independence
  58. Soul size
  59. sportiness
  60. Steadfastness
  61. bravery
  62. tolerance
  63. loyalty
  64. Prudence
  65. Incorruptibility
  66. Altruism
  67. Imperturbability
  68. impartiality
  69. Willingness to change
  70. forgiveness
  71. truthfulness
  72. wisdom
  73. Cosmopolitanism
  74. Benevolence
  75. Determination
  76. Reluctance

This also includes "bourgeois" virtues that we perceive today as predominantly bourgeois:

  • neatness
  • punctuality
  • cleanliness
  • thrift

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By the way ... The beautiful words are also available to take away, as a book - and now even twice


Yes, the beautiful words still exist. Terms with a special sound. Words that evoke longings and memories in us. The world from then, it is still there. But there is only a breath that wafts over to us with almost faded words. A wonderful harvest of blossoms in book form with the most beautiful words of the German language. Learn more