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Quote Left In peace we can make many of them ignore good and evil entirely; in danger, the issue is forced upon them in a guise to which even we cannot blind them. There is here a cruel dilemma before us. If we promoted justice and charity among men, we should be playing directly into the Enemy's hands; but if we guide them to the opposite behaviour, this sooner or later produces (for He permits it to produce) a war or a revolution, and the undisguisable issue of cowardice or courage awakes thousands of men from moral stupor.This, indeed, is probably one of the Enemy's motives for creating a dangerous world-a world in which moral issues really come to the point. He sees as well as you do that courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means, at the point of highest reality. A chastity or honesty, or mercy, which yieldsto danger will be chaste or honest or merciful only on conditions. Pilate was merciful till it became risky. Quote Right
Quote Left A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful? holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. Yet, added he, none of you can tell where it pinches me. Quote Right
Quote Left The reason of this separation has not come to our knowledge; but there seems to be a truth conveyed in the account of another Roman's being divorced from his wife, which may be applicable here. This person being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, Was she not chaste? was she not fair? was she not fruitful? holding out his shoe, asked them, Whether it was not new? and well made? Yet, added he, none of you can tell where it pinches me. Quote Right
Quote Left But com'st a decent maid, In Attic robe array'd, O chaste, unboastful nymph, to thee I call! Quote Right
Quote Left Take me to you, imprison me, for I, except you enthrall me, never shall be free, nor ever chaste, except you ravish me. Quote Right
Quote Left I have been photographing our toilet, that glossy enameled receptacle of extraordinary beauty. Here was every sensuous curve of the human figure divine but minus the imperfections. Never did the Greeks reach a more significant consummation to their culture, and it somehow reminded me, in the glory of its chaste convulsions and in its swelling, sweeping, forward movement of finely progressing contours, of the Victory of Samothrace. Quote Right
Quote Left Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. Quote Right
Quote Left My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language. Quote Right
Quote Left Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore. Quote Right
Quote Left Good taste and humour are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore. Quote Right
Quote Left The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste. Quote Right
Quote Left Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go. Quote Right
Quote Left There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet. Quote Right
Quote Left I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God. They would speak disinterestedly at least, but such a person is not to be found. Quote Right