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Definition of Godliness

Godliness

  1. Careful observance of, or conformity to, the laws of God; the state or quality of being godly; piety.

Godliness Quotations

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.
P. J. O'Rourke

In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness.
Samuel Beckett

True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.
William Penn

Yes, yes, children must early be made to practise piety, godliness, and propriety; a person of good breeding is one into whom 'good maxims' have been instilled and impressed, poured in through a funnel, thrashed in and preached in.
Max Stirner

A truly common culture is not one in which we all think alike, or in which we all believe that fairness is next to godliness, but one in which everyone is allowed to be in on the project of cooperatively shaping a common way of life.
Terry Eagleton
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Godliness Translations

godliness in German is Gottesfurcht
godliness in Spanish is piedad