Quotes by celibacy
Quotes 1 till 5 of 5.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Here's a lot to be said for celibacy, for the concentration of your mental and physical energy.Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
It is impossible to believe that the same God who permitted His own son to die a bachelor regards celibacy as an actual sin.
English writer 1709-1784
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Thomas Love Peacock
English novelist, poet, and official 1785-1866
Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
Barbara W. Tuchman
American historian 1912-1989
To gain victory over the flesh was the purpose of fasting and celibacy, which denied the pleasures of this world for the sake of reward in the next.