The philosophy of Stoicism played a significant part in early Christian beliefs, on which the 12 Steps are based.
The Stoic Virtues are based on exercising practical wisdom,temperance, courage,in dealing with others and ourselves and on being just.
Not to difficult to see then that all these things compliment each other...
'The time we have assigned to us is limited. If you do not use it to free yourself it is gone and will never return.' - Marcus Aurelius