Piety

In spiritual terminology, piety is a virtue that can mean religious devotion, spirituality, or a combination of both. A common element in most conceptions of piety is humility.

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Famous quotes containing the word piety:

    The piety of the Hebrew prophets purges their grossness. The circumcision is an example of the power of poetry to raise the low and offensive.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The best piety is to enjoy ...
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Pardon, my Mother Church, if I consent
    That Angels led him when from thee he went,
    For even in Error sure no Danger is
    When joyn’d with so much Piety as His.
    Abraham Cowley (1618–1667)