Quotation Explorer - 'Piety'

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends. - Aristotle
Piety /pi•e•ty/ (modern definition)1. When you use Christ’s teachings to put someone in their place out of anger and self-righteousness. It is the number two reason people leave the faith. The first is pride. - Shannon L. Alder
O Woman - Allah has made you the Queen of Piety and Modesty, Don't belittle yourself to be the slave of unlawful admiration and mortal fame & fortune. - Ayisha Tabbassum
Great praxis demands great piety. - Sallie McFague
In the evenings she got on her knees and inflicted her piety on her sister: - David Brooks
The fundamentalist burns with anti-intellectual zeal, and in reaction sophists are often swollen up with intellectualism. The fundamentalist and the sophist justify their excesses by the sin of their opposite. Fundamentalism and sophistry give piety and philosophy bad reputations with society. - John Mark Reynolds
For each person I lost I found a new layer of grief to cover myself with, and each time I tried to bring something of their essence into my own being - be it unconditional love, kindness and piety. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
However much one lacks piety, the atmosphere in a graveyard encourages quiet reflection. - C. J. Sansom
PIETY, n. Reverence for the Supreme Being, based upon His supposed resemblance to man. The pig is taught by sermons and epistles To think the God of Swine has snout and bristles. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating. - Ambrose Bierce
The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor WitShall lure it back to cancel half a Line,Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it. - Omar Khayyám
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