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My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled.
Well, purity - there's no purity in politics.
Before children, even the most cynical people throw down their usual masks and become capable of feeling the purity and love which all human beings seek.
Sun Myung Moon
Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
Alas, all traditions lose their primal purity and we all fail our founders.
I haven't got purity, and I don't think I ever did. I have always been, even as a child, a very decadent little person.
Chanting is a simple practice. When you notice you are thinking about something else during the chant, let go of the thought and come back home, to the chant, to that place where we are expressing our inner purity.
Not in purity or in holiness merely, for in Paradise man was holy, and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
We men are easily prone to sins of thought. Therefore, He who has formed each heart individually, knowing that the impulse received from the intention constitutes the major element in sin, has ordained that purity in the ruling part of our soul be our primary concern.
The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
I've never had anyone define purity. You probably can't define purity. Purity is to live according to original design.
You can make yourself feel better about yourself if you project your shadow side, if you project your own potential for evil onto someone else. By annihilating them and, therefore, your shadow, you bring yourself into some state of purity or reformation.
Sanctification is the real change in man from the sordidness of sin to the purity of God's image.
Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity.
No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.
It is hard to see Judge Roberts as a judicial activist who would place ideological purity or a particular agenda above or ahead the need for thoughtful legal reasoning.
The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity.
In another life, before taking the veil of journalistic purity, I practiced the black arts of a political operative, including 'debate prep.'
A guitar riff played on a piano doesn't come close to the purity of it being played on a guitar but I faked it enough to get by.
From the simple stringing together of lemon garlands for the goddess Durga, to dividing the prasadam or blessed foods for the children first, I came to associate food not only with feminity, but also with purity and divinity.
When I read Andrew Motion's biography, I wept. It's something about the purity of the story and how fresh it was because of the love letters Keats wrote.
No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
You must live life in its very elementary forms. The Mexicans have a very nice word for it: pura vida. It doesn't mean just purity of life, but the raw, stark-naked quality of life. And that's what makes young people more into a filmmaker than academia.
I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That's where my heart lies.
I did say that in-group, authority and purity are necessary for the maintenance of order, but I would never give them a blanket endorsement.
The Bush administration does not desire to see Islam practiced in its pristine purity.
India has the purity, the innocence. India knows what it wants. There is a direction. It has so much to offer.
I heard Thackeray thank Heaven for the purity of Dickens. I thanked Heaven for the purity of a greater than Dickens - Thackeray himself.
I don't think geometric art is... I don't like to call it that. I don't think it's any more pure than pop art or anything else. It doesn't have anything to do with purity.
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