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    Temptation Quotes

    Quotations about Temptation

    • It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
      "Biographical Studies", 1863, by Walter Bagehot
    • Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life.
      New Testament, James, Chapter 1, Verse 12, by Bible
    • Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?
    • There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
    • The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
    • Often the best way to overcome desire is to satisfy it.
      The Razor's Edge, 1943, by William Somerset Maugham
    • Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.
    • Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
    • I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
      The Apple Cart (1930), by George Bernard Shaw
    • Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.
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