I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
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Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.
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 of mind and idleness are incompatible.
Your capacity to keep your vow will depend on the purity of your life.
By two wings a man is lifted up from things earthly: by simplicity and purity.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That's where my heart lies.
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.
Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.
The sick do not ask if the hand that smoothes their pillow is pure, nor the dying care if the lips that touch their brow have known the kiss of sin.
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
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.
The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
No one is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart: for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
We are not na?ve enough to ask for pure men;
we ask merely for men whose impurity does not conflict with the obligations of their job.
As pure water poured into pure water becomes the very same, so does the Self of the illumined man or woman verily become one with the Godhead.
Simplicity is the intention, purity in the affection;
simplicity turns to God, purity unites with and enjoys him.
Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
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.
Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: But a woman who fears the Lord, She shall be praised. (Proverbs 31:30 Modern King James Version)
The Bush administration does not desire to see Islam practiced in its pristine 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.
There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
It is the color closest to light. In its utmost purity it always implies the nature of brightness and has a cheerful, serene, gently stimulating character. Hence, experience teaches us that yellow makes a thoroughly warm and comforting impression. With yellow the eye rejoices, the heart expands, the spirit is cheered and we immediately feel warmed. Many people feel an inclination to laugh when looking through a yellow glass.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
Divine Justice demands that the rights of both sexes should be equally respected since neither is superior to the other in the eyes of Heaven. Dignity before God depends, not on sex, but on purity and luminosity of heart. Human virtues belong equally to all!
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.
I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
I am a journalist and, under the modern journalist's code of Olympian objectivity (and total purity of motive), I am absolved of responsibility. We journalists don't have to step on roaches. All we have to do is turn on the kitchen light and watch the critters scurry.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!
All men are homosexual, some turn straight.
It must be very odd to be a straight man because your sexuality is hopelessly defensive. It's like an ideal of racial purity.
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean;
Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and sea, and while the soul of Mozart seems to dwell on the ethereal peaks of Olympus, that of Beethoven climbs shuddering the storm-beaten sides of a Sinai. Blessed be they both! Each represents a moment of the ideal life, each does us good. Our love is due to both.
These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity the sound achieved by the pig.
The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
To insist on purity is to baptize instinct, to humanize art, and to deify personality.
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.
In order for the wheel to turn, for life to be lived, impurities are needed, and the impurities of impurities in the soil, too, as is known, if it is to be fertile. Dissension, diversity, the grain of salt and mustard are needed: Fascism does not want them, forbids them, and that's why you're not a Fascist; it wants everybody to be the same, and you are not. But immaculate virtue does not exist either, or if it exists it is detestable.