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I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

O cunning enemy that, to catch a saint, With saints dost bait thy hook: most dangerous Is that temptation that doth goad us on To sin in loving virtue. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The Temptations still stand today, not in spite of those who left us, but because of them. (Quote by - Otis Williams)

If each man or woman could understand that every other human life is as full of sorrows, or joys, or base temptations, of heartaches and of remorse as his own . . . how much kinder, how much gentler he would be. (Quote by - William Allen White)

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

Honest bread is very well--it's the butter that makes the temptation. (Quote by - Douglas Jerrold)

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

Know'st thou not any whom corrupting gold Will tempt unto a close exploit of death? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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

Virtue is insufficient temptation. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

What I learned with Cecil Taylor was strategy and survival and how to resist temptations and resist getting discouraged. (Quote by - Steve Lacy)

The temptations to wrong are many; they spring out of a corrupt nature. (Quote by - Matthew Simpson)

What can you ever really know of other people`s souls - of their temptations, their opportunities, their struggles? One soul in the whole creation you do know: and it is the only one whose fate is placed in your hands. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes deeds ill done! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell. (Quote by - Anonymous)

God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender. (Quote by - Walter Annenberg)

Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought. (Quote by - Alyce Robertson)

The devil tempts us not--'tis we tempt him, Reckoning his skill with opportunity. (Quote by - George Eliot)

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

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

Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure. (Quote by - Joseph De Maistre)

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

Tempt not a desperate man. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed. (Quote by - Larry Flynt)

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


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