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Chastity Quotes

Chastity is a way of disciplining oneself by refraining from sex, which is something most people would like to experience in life. Sexual behavior that is accepted by certain standard principles and norms, also keeping in mind the framework of culture, religion and civilization is called chastity. Dictionaries define it in simple terms as virginity or abstinence from sexual intercourse. It encourages a healthy understanding of sexuality, a deep appreciation of the emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of sex and a sincere respect for the people whom we date or marry.

Practicing chastity while dating someone, at least for the first few weeks, helps in keeping a tab of uncontrollable sexual urges. However, people have been generally refraining from chastity after marriage and make love with their spouses quite often to ensure their husbands and wives don't sleep around. Therefore, chastity can be seen as a discipline which should be followed to maintain a happier and healthier life. To encourage chastity, a chastity belt which locks the private parts to prevent sexual intercourse was devised years for both male and females! The advantage of this accessory is that it works against rape and temptation too. Read these famous chastity quotes to get an idea!

Saint Augustine

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.

Anatole France

Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.

Saint Augustine

Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet.

George Santayana

Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.

Aldous Huxley

Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.

Michel de Montaigne

An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity.