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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
~ Charles Lamb - [Puns]

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A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Puritans]

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As pure water poured into pure water becomes the very same, so does the Self of the illumined man or woman verily become one with the Godhead.
~ Katha Upanishad - [Purity]

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By two wings a man is lifted up from things earthly: by simplicity and purity.
~ Thomas p Kempis - [Purity]

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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 - [Purity]

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Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
~ Simone Weil - [Purity]

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Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
~ Charles Dudley Warner - [Purity]

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My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson - [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 - [Purity]

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Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
~ H. L. Mencken - [Puritans]

 

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