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    • The state or quality of becoming pious, especially:
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"I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'"

"For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first."

"The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it."

"In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect."

"Our religion does not discriminate according to color, sex or anything else. What counts is piety and faith."

"This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God."

"I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'"

"For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first."

"Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot."

"There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage."

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