Solicitude

Reply to Objection 3: The magnanimous man is said to be “slow and leisurely” not because he is solicitous about nothing, but because he is not over-solicitous about many things, and is trustful in matters where he ought to have trust, and is not over-solicitous about them: for over-much fear and distrust are the cause of over-solicitude, since fear makes us take counsel, as stated above (FS, Question 44, Article 2) when we were treating of the passion of fear.

S. Th. 47 9, Whether solicitude belongs to prudence?

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