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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    Thus one can observe that those who proclaim piety as their goal and purpose usually turn into hypocrites.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    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)

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