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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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Saintliness is also a temptation.
Saints
Jean Anouilh

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

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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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There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
Memory
James Branch Cabell

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

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The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.
Deeds and Good Deeds
T. S. Eliot

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

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

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We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Taboos
William Hazlitt

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

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The temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the bane of our profession.
Theory
Sherlock Holmes

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

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

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

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

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

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Good habits result from resisting temptation.
Habit
Proverb

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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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Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
Marriage
George Bernard Shaw

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There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
Coward and Cowardice
Mark Twain

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

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

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I can resist everything except temptation.
Temptation
Oscar Wilde

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[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun