Quotes by purity

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  • Purity of race does not exist. Europe is a continent of energetic mongrels.
  • Hugh Blair
    Hugh Blair
    Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
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    The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.
  • John Ray
    John Ray
    English naturalist 1627-1705
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    There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
  • Barry Mann
    Barry Mann
    American songwriter and musician 1939-
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    A guitar riff played on a piano doesn't come close to the purity of it being played on a guitar but I faked it enough to get by.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    Avoid such situations in which you are unnecessarily burdened with rubbish. You already have too much as it is, you need to be unburdened of it. And you go on collecting it as if it is something precious. Talk less, listen only to the essential, be telegraphic in talking and listening. If you talk less, if you listen less, slowly slowly you will see that a cleanliness, a feeling of purity, as if you have just taken a bath, will start arising within you. That becomes the necessary soil for medita
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    By two wings a man is lifted up from things earthly: by simplicity and purity.
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
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    His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    I am a journalist and, under the modern journalist's code of Olympian objectivity (and total purity of motive), I am absolved of responsibility. We journalists don't have to step on roaches. All we have to do is turn on the kitchen light and watch the critters scurry.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
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    Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
  • Berthold Auerbach
    Berthold Auerbach
    German-Jewish poet and author
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    It is only when one is thoroughly true that there can be purity and freedom. Falsehood always punishes itself.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    No one is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart: for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
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