Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness. - George Santayana
For the preservation of chastity, an empty and rumbling stomach and fevered lungs are indispensable.
Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying 'You gave me the wrong key! - Anaïs Nin
A chastity device won't put out the flames of burning flesh.The Ultimate Guide to ChastityRemoving the Iron Panties - Sandra B. James
Chastity is the greatest form of perversion. - Oscar Wilde
Abstaining from sex is a small fraction of the chastity process. Your intentions are just as important as the act of sex itself"The Ultimate Guide to Chastity - Sandra B. James
Was once lost always lost really true of chastity? - Thomas Hardy
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.
It is amusing that a virtue is made of the vice of chastity; and it's a pretty odd sort of chastity at that, which leads men straight into the sin of Onan, and girls to the waning of their color. - Voltaire
We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.
Reason and Justice tell me that there is more love of man in electricity and steam, than in chastity and refusal to eat meat.
Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise. - Henry Fielding
Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws. - Karl Kraus
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily. - George Santayana
Do you have to do murder?Do we have to do murder? Sure we have to do murder. There are only two subjects--a woman's chastity, and murder. Nobody's interested in chastity any more. Murder's all we got to write stories about. - Leslie Ford
Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism. - Blaise Pascal
Of all sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest. - Anatole France