Chaste Quotes

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Michael Bassey Johnson
“It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn't know what they mean to you.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

Michael Bassey Johnson
“A virtuos woman is not moved by big names and flamboyance, but only men of profound wisdom and integrity move her.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Michael Bassey Johnson
“A true woman of virtue is one who will socialize with every man on earth, and doesn't share her body with any of them.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Joris-Karl Huysmans
“To love at a distance and without hope; never to possess; to dream chastely of pale charms and impossible kisses extinguished on the waxen brow of death: ah, that is something like it. A delicious straying away from the world, and never the return. As only the unreal is not ignoble and empty, existence must be admitted to be abominable. Yes, imagination is the only good thing which heaven vouchsafes to the skeptic and pessimist, alarmed by the eternal abjectness of life.”
Huysmans Joris-Karl Huysmans, Là-Bas

Roberta Pearce
“A bride should look chaste—not caught.”
Roberta Pearce, For Those Who Wait

Charles Dickens
“The girl's life had been squandered in the streets, and among the most noisome of the stews and dens of London, but there was something of the woman's original nature left in her still; and when she heard a light step approaching the door opposite to that by which she had entered, and thought of the wide contrast which the small room would in another moment contain, she felt burdened with the sense of her own deep shame: and shrunk as though she could scarcely bear the presence of her with whom she had sought this interview.”
Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

Nitya Prakash
“I know that you are not chaste but I thought you were at least loyal.”
Nitya Prakash, Letters to Mira!

William Shakespeare
“Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny.”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet