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Chastity quotes

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
Saint Augustine

Men would like monogamy better if it sounded less like monotony.
Rita Rudner

A woman's jewel is her chastity.
Philippine proverb

Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and
gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a
few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying, "You gave me the
wrong key!"
Anais Nin

Lust indulged became habit, and habit unresisted became necessity.
Saint Augustine

Chastity is a feminine grace.
Indian proverb

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
Socrates

There are 80,000 prostitutes in London alone and what are they, if not bloody sacrifices on
the altar of monogamy?
Arthur Schopenhauer

You cannot set a watch upon chastity.
Jewish proverb

Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Samuel Johnson

Chastity, or cleanness of heart, holds a glorious and distinguished place among the virtues,
because she, alone, enables man to see God; hence Truth itself said, "Blessed are the clean
of heart, for they shall see God."
Saint Augustine

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.
George Carlin

There is no steadfast virgin to a persevering devotee.
Philippine proverb

Chuck Norris lost his virginity before his dad did.
Chuck Norris jokes

There are so many Smiths about because Smiths were very good at picking chastity belts.
Brendan Cooper

Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws.
Karl Kraus

Either we must speak as we dress, or dress as we speak. Why do we profess one thing and
display another? The tongue talks of chastity, but the whole body reveals impurity.
Saint Jerome

My love life is so bad I'm taking part in the world celibacy championships. I meet the Pope in
the semi-finals.
Guy Bellamy

Purity is a supernatural denial of nature, which means that a mortal and corruptible body is
rivaling the celestial spirits in a truly marvelous way.
Saint John Climacus

Of all sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
Anatole France

Filthy talk makes us feel comfortable with filthy action. But the one who knows how to control
the tongue is prepared to resist the attacks of lust.
Saint Clement of Alexandria

Chastity is a difficult long term matter, one must wait patiently for it to bear fruit for the
happiness of loving kindness which it must bring. But at the same time chastity is the sure
way to happiness.
Pope John Paul II