Chastity Quotes

An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity. - Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

 

These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do. - Friedrich Nietzsche

 

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot. - Alexander Pope

 

Your old virginity is like one of our French withered pears: it looks ill, it eats dryly. - William Shakespeare

 

Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc. - Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

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. - Mary Baker Eddy

 

There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld

 

Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet. - Saint Augustine of Hippo

 

Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily. - George Santayana

 

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license. - George Chapman

 

When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing. - Tacitus [Cornelius Tacitus]

 

An attempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

 

Then she rode forth, clothed on with chastity: The deep air listen'd round her as she rode, And all the low wind hardly breathed for fear. - Lord Alfred Tennyson

 

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism. - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

 

Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest. - Anatole France

 

An un-tempted woman cannot boast of her chastity. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

 

The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.-Samuel Butler

 

We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.-Alex Comfort

 

When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.-Tacitus

 

A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.-Barbara Cartland

 

A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.-Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.-Michel de Montaigne

 

An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity.-Michel de Montaigne

 

Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.-Aldous Huxley

 

Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.-Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

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.-Mary Baker Eddy

 

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.-George Chapman

 

Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.-Geoffrey Chaucer

 

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.-Saint Augustine

 

I am neither a homosexual nor a eunuch, nor have I ever taken any vows of chastity.-Paul Getty

 

In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists.-Havelock Ellis

 

Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.-Anatole France

 

Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity.-Remy de Gourmont

 

Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet.-Saint Augustine

 

Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience.-Thomas Perry

 

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.-Anton Chekhov

 

Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.-Jeremy Taylor

 

Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.-George Santayana

 

So long as the laws remain such as they are today, employ some discretion: loud opinion forces us to do so; but in privacy and silence let us compensate ourselves for that cruel chastity we are obliged to display in public.-Marquis de Sade

 
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