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Bell, book and candle shall not drive me back When gold and silver becks me to come on. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Nor is it the least advantage to health, accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those who follow it to fewer temptations to vice, than persons who live in crowded society. (Quote by - William Falconer)

Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one tha ll get you home earlier. (Quote by - Dan Bennett)

Better shun the bait than struggle in the snare. (Quote by - John Dryden)

He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules - a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness - the temptations of life. (Quote by - Robert Redford)

You know what, life is full of temptations. (Quote by - Smokey Robinson)

Terrible is the temptation to be good. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The temptations are great to simply retreat to the domain of private life and give up on our public problems. (Quote by - Lee H. Hamilton)

There are numerous bugbears in the profession of a politician. First, ordinary life suffers. Second, there are many temptations to ruin you and those around you. And I suppose third, and this is rarely discussed, people at the top generally have no friend. (Quote by - Boris Yeltsin)

Things orbidden have a secret charm. (Quote by - Tacitus)

I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people: they go commonly together. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

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)

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men. (Quote by - Bible)

What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

He who cannot resist temptation is not a man. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

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)

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

Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a moveable body. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are. (Quote by - Thomas a Kempis)

But something may be done that we will not; And sometimes we are devils to ourselves When we will tempt the frailty of our powers, Presuming on their changeful potency. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

But Satan now is wiser than of yore, And tempts by making rich, not making poor. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I am not stopped by low funds, physical exhaustion, mental exhaustion, or temptations to stop and work on some other production that would be more financially rewarding. (Quote by - Richard King)

It is easier to stay out than get out. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

In short, all things that please the natural man in this world, are, to a true Christian, only so many crosses and temptations, allurements of sin and snares of death, that continually exercise his virtue. (Quote by - Johann Arndt)

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