Quotations on Chastity

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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
(Keywords: Family, Religion, Health, Money, Christian, Chastity, Temper, Want)

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
(Keywords: Love, Chastity, Extreme, Extremes, Hatred)

Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Keywords: Age, Chastity, Old, Will)

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Love, Chastity, Electricity, Humanity, Justice, Reason, Vegetarianism)

We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.
- Alex Comfort
(Keywords: Virtue, Chastity, May)

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
(Keywords: Life, Science, Society, Civilization, Progress, Chastity, Stability)

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
(Keywords: Christianity, Affection, Chastity, Exercise, Intimacy, Romantic, Sexes)

Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience.
- Thomas Perry
(Keywords: Experience, Work, Chastity, Hard work, Patience, Pretty, Reading)

Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
- Jeremy Taylor
(Keywords: Friendship, Chastity, Secrecy)









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