Piety Quotes

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William Blake

"You smile with pomp and rigor, you talk of benevolence and virtue; I act with benevolence and virtue and get murdered time after time." William Blake
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Samuel Johnson

"A wicked fellow is the most pious when he takes to it. He'll beat you all at piety." Samuel Johnson
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Samuel Johnson

"Piety practiced in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give its fragrance to the winds of heaven, and delight those unbodied spirits that survey the works of God and the actions of men; but it bestows no assistance upon earthly beings, and however free from taints of impurity, yet wants the sacred splendor of beneficence." Samuel Johnson
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"The weaker sex, to piety more prone." William Alexander
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"I judge a man by his actions with men, much more than by his declarations Godwards -- When I find him to be envious, carping, spiteful, hating the successes of others, and complaining that the world has never done enough for him, I am apt to doubt whether his humility before God will atone for his want of manliness." Anthony Trollope
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