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It is a temptation for me to wear all my rings at once. (Quote by - Anna Held)

I am that way going to temptation, Where prayers cross. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The realization of God's presence is the one sovereign remedy against temptation. (Quote by - Francois de Salignac Fenelon)

Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery. (Quote by - Pope John Paul II)

Never resist temptation: prove all things: hold fast that which is good. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Temptations hurt not, though they have accesse; Satan o'ercomes none but by willingnesse. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

Some temptations come to the industrious, but all temptations attack the idle. (Quote by - Charles H. Spurgeon)

Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure hours that men are made or marred. (Quote by - W. M. Taylor)

There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Taste this, and be henceforth among the Gods thyself a Goddess. (Quote by - John Milton)

Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent? (Quote by - Basil Bunting)

All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it. (Quote by - John Locke)

For I am that way going to temptation, Where prayers cross. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

So you tell yourself you are pretty find clay To have tricked temptation and turned it away, But wait, my friend, for a different day; Wait till you want to want to! (Quote by - Edmund Vance Cooke)

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. (Quote by - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

Who ever lives looking for pleasure only, his senses uncontrolled, immoderate in his enjoyments, idle and weak, the tempter will certainly overcome him, as the wind blows down a weak tree. (Quote by - Buddha)

Temptation to behave is terrible. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd. (Quote by - Anthony Hope)

These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes. (Quote by - Jim Sensenbrenner)

Devils soonest tempt, resembling spirits of light. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Life is very difficult. It seems right to me sometimes that we should follow our strongest feelings; but then such feelings continually come across the ties that all our former life has made for us,--the ties that have made others dependent on us,--and would cut them in two. (Quote by - George Eliot)

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

Saintliness is also a temptation. (Quote by - Jean Anouilh)

To attempt to resist temptation, to abandon our bad habits, and to control our dominant passions in our own unaided strength, is like attempting to check by a spider's thread the progress of a ship of the first rate, borne along before wind and tide. (Quote by - Benjamin Waugh)


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