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To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.
Sin
St. Augustine

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

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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
Facts
George Eliot

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

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

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These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do.
Chastity
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Abstain from beans.
Food and Eating
Plutarch

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Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.
Virtue
George Bernard Shaw

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When you doubt, abstain.
Doubt
Zoroaster

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun