Quotes by chaste

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  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, ''Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful?'' holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. ''Yet,'' added he, ''none of you can tell where it pinches me.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God. They would speak disinterestedly at least, but such a person is not to be found.
  • Edward Gibbon
    Edward Gibbon
    British historian 1737-1794
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    My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    Queen and huntress, chaste and fair,
    Now the sun is laid to sleep,
    Seated in thy silver chair,
    State in wonted manner keep:
    Hesperus entreats thy light,
    Goddess, excellently bright.
    Source: Cynthias Revels
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
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    Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    Such a wife as I want... must be young, handsome I lay most stress upon a good shape, sensible a little learning will do, well-bread, chaste, and tender. As to religion, a moderate stock will satisfy me. She must believe in God and hate a saint.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    Take me to you, imprison me, for I, except you enthrall me, never shall be free, nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny.
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