Quotation Explorer - 'Purity'

In English, we don't have a word for people who aren't virgins. What the non-virgin lexical gap really made me think was that our obsession with sexual purity is such that once you are no longer this THING, you are indescribable.
Telling the truth to yourself is Integrity; Telling the truth to others is Honesty; Telling the truth with no fear or intimidation is Bravity and being free from falsehood is Purity! - Israelmore Ayivor
I'm not in search of sanctity, sacredness, purity; these things are found after this life, not in this life; but in this life I search to be completely human: to feel, to give, to take, to laugh, to get lost, to be found, to dance, to love and to lust, to be so human. - C. JoyBell C.
And then, the unspeakable purity and freshness of the air! There was just enough heat to enhance the value of the breeze, and just enough wind to keep the whole sea in motion, to make the waves come bounding to the shore, foaming and sparkling, as if wild with glee. - Anne Bronte
At the end of your story, you get down to the purity of it all. It’s like distilling something. - A.D. Posey
After character becomes imbued with conscious principles of love, integrity, and faith, it opens the door for purity and holiness to converge at the portals of the soul like sentinels guarding against any counter attacks from the ego. - Garey Gordon
Purity. Serenity... Solitude: What you ought to uphold. But the important thing is whether you believe it. - Compton Gage
Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
I honestly do not know if love vanquishes death as our traditional faiths teach but I do know that our vulnerabilities trump our ideologies and that love leavens the purity and logic of our beliefs propelling us to connect as the fiercely gracious human beings we are. - Irwin Kula
There's a kind of purity to a relationship unencumbered by convention, a sense of simplicity and freedom. - Jp Delaney
It's not the beauty of a person you should admire. It is the purity of heart that deserves your admiration. - Karon Waddell
The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary. - James D. Nicoll
Of all the religions in the world, perhaps the religion of liberty is the only faith capable of purity. - Tiffany Madison
Moksha (ultimate liberation) cannot be attained until purity arises. To attain purity one has to realize ‘Who am I? - Dada Bhagwan
Purity or impurity depends on oneself,No one can purify another. - Gautama Buddha
Once you are defiled, you can't get back your purity by any means, instead, you will only look for ways to be defiled over and over again. - Michael Bassey Johnson
True beauty lies in purity of the heart. - Mahatma Gandhi
THE LIGHT THAT NOW REFLECTS FROM WITHIN YOU RADIATES PURITY AND HOLINESS, WHICH CAUSES US TO BECOME A LIGHT TO THE WORLD. - Garey Gordon
...wearing a turban of yellow, signifying knowledge, and a robe of purple, portraying purity and activity, Virchand Gandhi of Bombay delivered a lecture on the religions of India.... - The New York Times
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity. - Matthew Henry
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. - Thomas Merton
Nothing can contaminate the purity of my love—not even the dirt of hateful thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age. - Cicero
Let us make our way through these low valleys of the humble and little virtues. We shall see in them the roses amid the thorns, charity that shows its beauty among interior and exterior afflictions, the lilies of purity. - Francis de Sales
Is the church really demonstrating the new life in Christ if there is no discipline, if there is no fencing in of the Lord's table, no demand for purity of life? - Michael Sattler
These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. - Alfred Hitchcock
Edgar Allan Poe’s writings showed me perfectly that there can be such fragile beauty and purity located in darkness and sorrow. - Nicholas Trandahl
There is the purity of love, harmonious in every way, but not meant for a lifetime, and then there is the steady love of commitment - no less real but completely different. She had both. - Donna Lynn Hope
Beauty lies in the purity of Heart,looking good is just called prettiness. - Vansh Wadhwani
Love in its essence is unconditional. When conditions, exceptions, and ultimatums are cast into the mix, its purity changes. It is no longer love and should be referred to by a less-desirable name. - Richelle E. Goodrich
With God’s help in the grasp of addiction you’ll find the truth. When we understand this and its purity, then true healing can begin. - Ron Baratono
The wise will make holiness and purity their priority. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precise about it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Single Christians living in purity and community are billboards for the sufficiency of Jesus - Peter Hubbard
Always listen to your soul and feel the purity of that moment - no matter how sad or joyful - because it will speak to you further... a healing an understanding, a perspective or more will come out of it. Only because you listened. - Angie karan
Satire's nature is to be one-sided, contemptuous of ambiguity, and so unfairly selective as to find in the purity of ridicule an inarguable moral truth. - E.L. Doctorow
Love Has No Color.... No Race.... Love Is Pure And Divine But Only A Little of Us Are Able To Preserve It's Purity.... Sadly, In This Digital World, Purity Is Rare To Find In Human.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Self is found in knowledge, devotion and concentration, in integrity, purity, moderation, self-control and intelligence. - Gian Kumar
You must learn the art of disappearance to protect yourself from the stupid! This art will save your time and your energy and it will keep your mind’s purity. And what is this art? It is to isolate yourself for a particular period of time from the society! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Religiousity is unself glory not purity - indonesia123
It is purity of spirit that will keep corruption from the flesh - Mark Lawrence
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
God used the element of faith to construct the earth and its inhabitants. Whatever he said, it came to pass, then dropped these elements in us to say whatever we want to also come to pass, but sin and disbelieve has murdered the faith in us and need to be ressurected by purity and strong will power. - Michael Bassey Johnson
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
Cleanliness beings with purity of your own mind, thoughts and heart. - Vishwas Chavan
The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
We care about moral issues, nobility, decency, happiness, goodness—the issues that matter in the real world, but which can only be addressed, in their purity, in fiction. - Orson Scott Card
A person fully in the Self is formless, birth less and deathless. He is inside, outside and above everything that is known. In purity he is absolute and in spirit he is eternal. - Gian Kumar
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. - Margaret Fuller
Your whole being is deeply troubled- personified the vision of a child's purity, lost in the wilderness of an ever-unchanging and imperfect world. - Compton Gage
I am a lover of truth, a worshiper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. - Stephen Fry
Love loves unto purity. Love has ever in view the absolute loveliness of that which it beholds. Therefore all that is not beautiful in the beloved, all that comes between and is not of love's kind, must be destroyed. And our God is a consuming fire. - George MacDonald
From today onwards, I am going to strive for the greatest purity of soul, that the rays of God's grace may be reflected in all their brilliance. - St. Faustina Kowalska
When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Purity is defined by the clearness of the stars - Michael Biondi
Burn yourself with love; now enjoy the purity of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
When the mind is steady, it will not create any vibrations, and therefore one will get the result. Along with that, if there is purity of chit, then one will surely be able to get his work done. - Dada Bhagwan
The light of love, the purity of grace,The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul! - George Gordon Byron
Evil isn't born...Neither is purity. Because even as newborns, there is something wrong inside of all of us bound to spring up and activate itself within us. - A Girl From Mars
The group with it's impurities is better than sectarianism with it's purity. - Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib
When our heart wants to live in purity & do the right thing, God will keep us from falling into sin. - Stormie Omartian
As much purity one has within, his external circumstances will be that much more favorable. As much impurity there is within, there will be a corresponding amount of unfavorable external circumstances. - Dada Bhagwan
[T]he astonishing purity of pain, how it will not be mixed with any other sensation. - Charles Baxter
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