Piety Quotes

Found 5 quotes in the topic of Piety .
[ Page 1 of 1 ]
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
Add Category or Author

Piety   

Samuel Johnson

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

Piety   

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
Add Category or Author

Piety   

.

"The weaker sex, to piety more prone." William Alexander
Add Category or Author

Piety   

.

"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
Add Category or Author

Piety   





Add this widget to your website!



You Might Like This Author

Mark Twain
Birth: 1835-11-30 Death: 1910-04-21

"Rail-splitting produced an unparalleled president in Lincoln. But gold hasn't produced even a good A-1 congressman."

Known for his razor sharp wit and ever-present cigar, Mark Twain is one of America's most respected and appreciated humorists. In addition to his classic works, including, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Twain's satires and folksy tales found their way into the heart's of the American public. For more than a century Twain has delighted young and old with his stories and insights. Often he used his humor to tackle some of society's most delicate matters, including the issue of slavery. Twain was also a noted lecturer and traveler, his book Following the Equator being …



"The words you need by the people you admire."

Copyright © 2002-2013 Great Quotes.com


Contact