| Blessed be the pure in heart, for they shall see God.|
| Purity in person and in morals is true godliness.|
| The smallest speck is seen on snow.|
| Pure and chaste as the falling snow.|
T. B. Read.
| Every pure thought is a glimpse of God.|
| Purity of mind and conduct is the first glory of a woman.|
Mme. de Staël.
| Purity lives and derives its life solely from the Spirit of God.|
| Cleanse the fountain if you would purify the streams.|
A. Bronson Alcott.
| The stream is always purer at its source.|
| Only the heart without a stain knows perfect ease.|
| Be purity of life the test, leave to the heart, to heaven the rest.|
| Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine, of honor.|
| Theres nothing ill can dwell in such a temple.|
| There dwelleth in the sinlessness of youth a sweet rebuke that vice may not endure.|
| ||An angel might have stoopd to see,|
|And blessd her for her purity.|
| While our hearts are pure, our lives are happy and our peace is sure.|
| Purity of heart is the noblest inheritance, and love the fairest ornament, of woman.|
| Let thy minds sweetness have its operation upon thy body, clothes, and habitation.|
| As pure in thought as angels are, to know her was to love her.|
| I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.|
| The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not likely to lose it in any other.|
| ||Tis said the lion will turn and flee|
|From a maid in the pride of her purity.|
| The sun, though it passes through dirty places, yet remains as pure as before.|
Sir E. Coke.
| He that has light within his own clear breast may sit in the center, and enjoy bright day.|
| God be thanked that there are some in the world to whose hearts the barnacles will not cling.|
J. G. Holland.
| ||Her form was fresher than the morning rose|
|When the dew wets its leaves; unstained and pure|
|As is the lily, or the mountain snow.|
| The love of woman is a precious treasure. Tenderness has no deeper source, devotion no purer shrine, sacrifice no more saintlike abnegation.|
| The chaste mind, like a polished plane, may admit foul thoughts, without receiving their tincture.|
| || A spirit pure as hers,|
|Is always pure, even while it errs:|
|As sunshine, broken in the rill,|
|Though turned astray, is sunshine still.|
| The purer the golden vessel, the more readily is it bent; the higher worth of woman is sooner lost than that of man.|
| Who has a breast so pure but some uncleanly apprehensions keep leets and law-days and in session sit with meditations lawful?|
| If a woman be herself pure and noble-hearted, she will come into every circle as a person does into a heated room, who carries with him the freshness of the woods where he has been walking.|
Frances Power Cobbe.
| By the ancients, courage was regarded as practically the main part of virtue; by us, though I hope we are not less brave, purity is so regarded now.|
J. C. Hare.
| ||And steal immortal kisses from her lips;|
|Which even in pure and vestal modesty,|
|Still blush as thinking their own kisses sin.|
| ||Spring has no blossom fairer than thy form;|
| Winter no snow-wreath purer than thy mind;|
|The dew-drop trembling to the morning beam|
| Is like thy smile, pure, transient, heaven-refind.|
Mrs. Lydia Jane Pierson.
| || Around her shone|
|The light of love, the purity of grace,|
|The mind, the music breathing from her face;|
|The heart whose softness harmonized the whole;|
|And, oh! that eye was in itself a soul!|