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Definition of Chastity

Chastity

  1. The state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from unlawful sexual intercourse.
  2. Moral purity.
  3. The unmarried life; celibacy.
  4. Chasteness.

Chastity Quotations

So long as the laws remain such as they are today, employ some discretion: loud opinion forces us to do so; but in privacy and silence let us compensate ourselves for that cruel chastity we are obliged to display in public.
Marquis de Sade

Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
Jeremy Taylor

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
Saint Augustine

Obedience to the law of chastity will increase our happiness in mortality and make possible our progress in eternity.
David A. Bednar

In traditional societies, we have a long legacy of men controlling the body and mind of women. Such societies have valorised motherhood and fabricated concepts like chastity. Women have been the victims of these notions for thousands of years.
Taslima Nasrin
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Chastity Translations

chastity in German is Keuschheit
chastity in Spanish is castidad
chastity in Swedish is kyskhet, dygd
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