Quotations The Best Quotes About Purity  

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No one is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart: for his purity, by definition, is unassailable. James Baldwin

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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. Georges Bernanos

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Purity of heart is to will one thing. Søren Kierkegaard

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By two wings a man is lifted up from things earthly: by simplicity and purity. Thomas à Kempis

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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. Primo Levi

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My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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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. Jean Rostand

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The purity men love is like the mists which envelope the earth, and not like the azure ether beyond. Henry David Thoreau

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Purity is the power to contemplate defilement. Simone Weil

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Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure. Simone Weil

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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. Oscar Wilde