Singing "Alleluia" everywhere does not prove piety.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Great praxis demands great piety.
Faith is never identical with piety.
There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Piety is the most solid goodness, and the vilest of what is evil is vice.
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
Paganism is infectious, more infectious than diphtheria or piety.
Superabundant piety/righteousness (and its practices) is that form of life that enhances the individual and the community simultaneously.
If people want to compete for leadership of a religious group, they can compete in piety. A chilling thought. Or funny.
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture.
In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect.
So through a world of piety I made my way to Sebastian.
All prejudice presents itself as piety, propriety.
Our religion does not discriminate according to color, sex or anything else. What counts is piety and faith.
In the evenings she got on her knees and inflicted her piety on her sister:
The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
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.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.