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What are the best piety quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is piety!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity George Santayana, Samuel Johnson or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous piety quote.

My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests. — George Santayana

A wicked fellow is the most pious when he takes to it. He'll beat you all at piety. — Samuel Johnson

Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use. — Sir John Denham

The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it. — Omar Khayyam

Oaths are the fossils of piety. — George Santayana

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it. — Edward Fitzgerald

Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation; all of which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, even if religion vanished; but religious superstition dismounts all these and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men. — Francis Bacon