Temptation Quotations
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
Frederick William Faber.
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The ordeal of virtue is to resist all temptation to evil.
Thomas Malthus.
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The easiest way to resist temptation is publicly.
Franklin P. Jones
  • Currently 70

The trouble with resisting temptation is it may never come your way again.
Korman\'s Law
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God is better served in resisting a temptation to evil, than in many formal prayers.
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The essence of temptation is the invitation to live independently of God.
Neil Anderson
  • Currently 65

The most successful tempters and thus the most dangerous are the deluded deluders.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
  • Currently 60

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.
Joseph De Maistre
  • Currently 60

Taste this, and be henceforth among the Gods thyself a Goddess.
John Milton
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Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
Margaret Oliphant
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Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch
Robert Orben
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The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself.
Oscar Wilde
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The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
T S Eliot
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Temptations are enemies outside the castle seeking entrance. If there be no false retainer within who holds treacherous parley, there can scarcely be even an offer.
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"No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object."
Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle
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