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Piety

Piety Quotes

Singing "hallelujah" everywhere does not prove piety
African Proverb

"Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world"
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures."
Henry David Thoreau

"Let sleep itself be an exercise in piety, for such as our life and conduct have been, so also of necessity will be our dreams."
St Basil

"Piety requires us to renounce no ways of life where we can act reasonably, and offers what we do to the glory of God."
William Law

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Piety Definition: Humble devotion to a high ideal.

Etymology of 'Piety'
early 14c. (late 12c. as a surname), "mercy, tenderness, pity," from Old French piete "piety, faith; pity, compassion" (12c.), from Latin pietatem (nominative pietas) "dutiful conduct, sense of duty; religiousness, piety; loyalty, patriotism; faithfulness to natural ties," in Late Latin "gentleness, kindness, pity;" from pius "kind".

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Piety"
"Perfect Piety is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Piety now"
"Accept Piety"
"Trust in your Piety"
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