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Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
Temptation
Oscar Wilde

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Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?
Temptation
Basil Bunting

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Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
Temptation
Joey Adams

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Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
Temptation
Frederick W. Faber

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I can resist everything except temptation.
Temptation
Oscar Wilde

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I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Temptation
Mae West

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It is easier to stay out than get out.
Temptation
Mark Twain

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Most dangerous is that temptation that doth good us on to sin to loving virtue.
Temptation
William Shakespeare

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No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Temptation
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
Temptation
William Shakespeare

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Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
Temptation
Ovid

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Taste this, and be henceforth among the Gods thyself a Goddess.
Temptation
John Milton

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Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
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H. L. Mencken

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Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
Temptation
Margaret Oliphant

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Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.
Temptation
Orlando A. Battista

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The most successful tempters and thus the most dangerous are the deluded deluders.
Temptation
Georg C. Lichtenberg

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We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
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Eduardo Galeano

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We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We love to overlook the boundaries which we do not wish to pass.
Temptation
Samuel Johnson

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We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
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Thomas Kempis

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Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
Temptation
Don Herold

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You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.
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Anthony Hope

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