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Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
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Ambrose Bierce

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Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
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Horace Greeley

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All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
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Epictetus

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Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
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William Penn

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Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
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St. Augustine

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Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
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W. C. Fields

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Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity.
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Natalie Clifford Barney

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Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
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George Eliot

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Self-denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity.
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Oscar Wilde

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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature .
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Charles Dickens

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The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
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Dorothy Day

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The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
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Sir William Temple

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With renunciation life begins.
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Amelia E. Barr

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