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Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses. (Quote by - Franklin P. Jones)

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. (Quote by - Eduardo Galeano)

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Every Christian is endued with a power whereby he is enabled to resist temptations. (Quote by - John Tillotson)

Abstainer, n. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves. (Quote by - Anne Baxter)

Shut the door of that house of pleasure which you hear resounding with the loud voice of a woman. (Quote by - Moslih Eddin)

I deal with temptation by yielding to it. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Do you really think, Arthur, that it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations that it requires strength, strength and courage, to yield to. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Often the best way to overcome desire is to satisfy it. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

With an old maid in the house, watchdogs are unnecessary. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The devil was piqued such saintship to behold, and longed to tempt him. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I have switched on this modern laptop machine. And I have told myself that I must resist the temptation to start playing solitaire upon it. (Quote by - Margaret Drabble)

There's an awful temptation to just keep on researching. There comes a point where you just have to stop, and start writing. (Quote by - David McCullough)

Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we'll find it. (Quote by - Sam Levenson)

Oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths; Win us with honest trifles, to betray us In deepest consequence. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Thou shalt abstain, Renounce, refrain. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Thy Word. Thy Word I have treasured in my heart, that I may not sin against Thee. (Quote by - Bible)

It is one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason (Quote by - T S Eliot)

Love cries victory when the tears of a woman become the sole defence of her virtue. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes. (Quote by - E. Stanley Jones)


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