Chastity Quotes

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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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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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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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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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"Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity." Remy Gourmont
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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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"Secrecy is the chastity of friendship." Jeremy Taylor
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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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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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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

"An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity." Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Aldous Huxley

"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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"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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"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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