Top 10 chastity quotes


What are the TOP 10 quotes about chastity?


There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.

Eric Hoffer, writer

The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.

Samuel Butler, poet

Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher



How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.

Alexander Pope, poet

There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.

Mary Baker Eddy, theologian

It is fatally easy for Western folk, who have discarded chastity as a value for themselves, to suppose that it can have no value for anyone else. At the same time as Californians try to re-invent celibacy, by which they seem to mean perverse restraint, the rest of us call societies which place a high value on chastity backward.

Germaine Greer, activist

A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, novelist


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