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Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater read more

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

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We are not naïve enough to ask for pure men; we ask merely for men whose impurity does not conflict read more

We are not naïve enough to ask for pure men; we ask merely for men whose impurity does not conflict with the obligations of their job.

by Jean Rostand Found in: Purity Quotes,
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I'm as pure as the driven slush.

I'm as pure as the driven slush.

by Tallulah Bankhead Found in: Purity Quotes,
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The undressed is vulgar - the nude is pure

The undressed is vulgar - the nude is pure

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That water which wall from some Alpine height is dashed, broken,
and will murmur loudly, but grows limpid by read more

That water which wall from some Alpine height is dashed, broken,
and will murmur loudly, but grows limpid by its fall.
[It., Quell' onda, che ruina
Dalla pendice alpina,
Balza, si frange, e mormora
Ma limpida si fa.]

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The sick do not ask if the hand that smoothes their pillow is pure, nor the dying care if the read more

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.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Purity Quotes,
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What will the stream become in its lengthened course, if it be so
turpid as its source?
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What will the stream become in its lengthened course, if it be so
turpid as its source?
[It., Qual diverra quel fiume,
Nel lungo suo cammino,
Se al fonte ancor vicino
E torbido cosi?]

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Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are
defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but read more

Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are
defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and
conscience is defiled.

by Bible Found in: Purity Quotes,
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Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Purity Quotes,
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