Quotes by chastity

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
    Barbara Cartland
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    A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality.
  • Mary Baker Eddy
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
    Mary Baker Eddy
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    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.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
    St. Augustine of Hippo
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    Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes - and as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.
  • George Sand
    George Sand
    French Novelist 1804-1876
    George Sand
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    I regard as a mortal sin not only the lying of the senses in matters of love, but also the illusion which the senses seek to create where love is only partial. I say, I believe, that one must love with all of one's being, or else live, come what may, a life of complete chastity.
  • Modesty is the chastity of merit, the virginity of noble souls.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    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!
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
    Anatole France
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    Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
  • Remy de Gourmont
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
    Remy de Gourmont
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    Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity.
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