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Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.
He who loves with purity considers not the gift of the lover, but the love of the giver.
Thomas a Kempis
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
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.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.
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
Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
We've enshrined the purity, sanctity, value, and importance of bringing children into the world, yet we don't discuss death. There used to be an enshrined period where mourning was a necessary part of going through the process of grieving; death wasn't considered morbid or antisocial. But that's totally gone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
In another life, before taking the veil of journalistic purity, I practiced the black arts of a political operative, including 'debate prep.'
Man does find in Nature deliverance from himself, oblivion of his past, with peace and purity!
George A. Smith
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