28 quotes about Temptation
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Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
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Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.
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He who is not tempted, what does he know? And he who is not tried, what are the things he knows? [Ecclesiasticus]
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How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Thy Word. Thy Word I have treasured in my heart, that I may not sin against Thee. [Psalms 119:9-11]
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The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once.
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Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?
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Temptations, when we first meet them, are like a lion that roared at Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.
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No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
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We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
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Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
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We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
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Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
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You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.
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We love to overlook the boundaries which we do not wish to pass.
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We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
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The most successful tempters and thus the most dangerous are the deluded deluders.
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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.
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Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
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Taste this, and be henceforth among the Gods thyself a Goddess.
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Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
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Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
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Most dangerous is that temptation that doth good us on to sin to loving virtue.
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O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
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It is easier to stay out than get out.
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I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
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I can resist everything except temptation.
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Do you really think, Arthur, that it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations that it requires strength, strength and courage, to yield to.
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Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
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