28 Total Quotes

Chastity Quotes

Henry David Thoreau
The generative energy, which, when we are loose, dissipates and makes us unclean, when we are continent invigorates and inspires us. Chastity is the flowering of man; and what are called Genius, Heroism, Holiness, and the like, are but various fruits which succeed it.
Henry David Thoreau
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William Shakespeare
Your old virginity is like one of our French withered pears: it looks ill, it eats dryly.
William Shakespeare
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Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
Aldous Huxley
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Mark Twain
Chastity - you can carry it too far
Mark Twain
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
An unattempted woman cannot boast of her chastity
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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C.S. Lewis
Much of the modern resistance to chastity comes from men's belief that they ''own'' their bodies -- those vast and perilous estates, pulsating with the energy that made the worlds, in which they find themselves without their consent and from which they are ejected at the pleasure of Another!
C.S. Lewis
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Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
Anton Chekhov
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 Voltaire
It is amusing that a virtue is made of the vice of chastity; and it's a pretty odd sort of chastity at that, which leads men straight into the sin of Onan, and girls to the waning of their color
Voltaire
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Christian Nevell Bovee
The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
Christian Nevell Bovee
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Avoid idleness, and fill up all the spaces of thy time with severe and useful employment: for lust easily creeps in at those emptinesses where the soul is unemployed and the body is at ease; no easy, healthful, idle person was ever chaste if he could
Jeremy Taylor
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Germaine Greer
It is fatally easy for Western folk, who have discarded chastity as a value for themselves, to suppose that it can have no value for anyone else. At the same time as Californians try to re-invent ''celibacy,'' by which they seem to mean perverse restraint, the rest of us call societies which place a high value on chastity ''backward.''
Germaine Greer
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William Congreve
You are all camphire and frankincense, all chastity and odour.
William Congreve
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Honey in his mouth, knives in his heart
Chinese Proverbs
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Teresa Calcutta
A clean heart is a free heart. A free heart can love Christ with an undivided love in chastity, convinced that nothing and nobody will separate it from his love. Purity, chastity, and virginity created a special beauty in Mary that attracted God’s attention. He showed his great love for the world by giving Jesus to her.
Teresa Calcutta
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Mary Eddy
Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
Mary Eddy
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Mark Twain
Poetry, like chastity, can be carried to far
Mark Twain
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Blaise Pascal
Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism
Blaise Pascal
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And she who guarded her chastity, so We breathed into her of Our inspiration and made her and her son a sign for the nations.
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Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
Jeremy Taylor
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God hath prepared a little coronet or special reward (extraordinary and beside the great crown of all faithful souls) for those who have not defiled themselves with women.
Jeremy Taylor
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Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity.
Remy Gourmont
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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George Santayana
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it ca
George Santayana
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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'Tis chastity, my brother, chastity. She that has that is clad in complete steel, and like a quivered nymph with arrows keen may trace huge forests and unharbored heaths, infamous hills and sandy perilous wilds, where through the sacred rays of chastity, no savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer will dare to soil her virgin purity.
John Milton
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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