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Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives.
The thing that brings people to wail at a wall, or face Mecca, or to go to church, is a search for that feeling of purity.
Michael J. Fox
One of the standards on which your happiness is based, now and in your future, is moral purity.
Ezra Taft Benson
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
We all dream dreams of unity, of purity; we all dream that there's an authoritative voice out there that will explain things, including ourselves.
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.
Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I am a part of the old school where I feel that purity of the language should be retained. But English is a constantly evolving language where new words are being added to the dictionary, so I don't see any harm in experimenting with the language. Only poor editing standards need to be improved.
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.
I like doves. They look so beautiful, like a woman. For me they represent peace and love and purity. And sometimes they're seen as the messengers of God, so they're important to me because I'm a Christian.
Man does find in Nature deliverance from himself, oblivion of his past, with peace and purity!
George A. Smith
In another life, before taking the veil of journalistic purity, I practiced the black arts of a political operative, including 'debate prep.'
No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
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.
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.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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