Purity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old purity quotes, purity sayings, and purity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Purity or impurity depends on oneself, no one can purify another.     

Gautama Buddha

Purity is receptivity, the ability to sit and wait patiently, for as long as necessary, for the coming of the light.     

Frederick Lenz

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Purity in the heart is like medicine in the body, it expels disease.     

Ich Dien

Purity is very fragile when it takes physical manifestation. It is very, very strong in its original aspect.     

Frederick Lenz

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Purity is something that comes from another world. It's a radiance that enters into this world of transformation and change.     

Frederick Lenz

Purity of heart means the control of the imagination and the rigorous care of the affections.     

F.B. Meyer

Purity of heart illuminates your life with light and strength of character.     

Hector P. Perez

Purity of heart is the noblest inheritance, and love the fairest ornament, of woman.     

Matthias Claudius

Purity without balance is its own corruption.     

V.E. Schwab

Purity of heart is love for the weak who constantly fall.     

Catherine Doherty

The purity of man is the absence of something, the purity of Jesus is the presence of something.     

Ravi Zacharias

Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.     


The purity men love is like the mists which envelope the earth, and not like the azure ether beyond.     

Henry David Thoreau

Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.     

William Faulkner

It was the purest love without purpose other than love itself. Without tenure or jealousy.     

Luis Sepúlveda

Our purity of taste is best tested by its universality, for if we can only admire this thing or that, we maybe use that our cause for liking is of a finite and false nature.     

John Ruskin

Purity is when there is no anxiety, no worry, no thinking.     

B.K.S. Iyengar

Purity does not mean crushing the instincts but having the instincts as servants and not the master of the spirit.     

Eric Liddell

Purity of soul cannot be lost without consent.     

Saint Augustine

Purity is the diamond of the soul.     

Edward Counse

Purity of mind and conduct is the first glory of a woman.     

Madame De Stael

Purity of heart is to will one thing.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Purity of life is the highest and truest art.     

Mahatma Gandhi

But purity is difficult to understand in the abstract like corruption, we understand purification best when it's concrete, physical.     

Ashlyn Mooney

A pure heart is superlatively rare and even more attractive.     

J.S.B Morse

Purity means lack of hatred, jealousy, fear, greed and lust the absence of anything that can stain consciousness.     

Frederick Lenz

Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.     

Simone Weil

The pursuit of purity is not about the suppression of lust, but about the reorientation of one's life to a larger goal.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer