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Might shake the saintship of an anchorite. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

That's what I loved about Temptation Island. I don't even know why they did it. (Quote by - Kathy Griffin)

I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people: they go commonly together. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Every bird has its decoy, and every man is led and misled in his own peculiar way. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself. (Quote by - Rita Mae Brown)

Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought. (Quote by - Margaret Oliphant)

No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it. (Quote by - James Allen)

When a man resists sin on human motive only, he will not hold out long. (Quote by - Daniel Wilson)

Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Virtue is insufficient temptation. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments. (Quote by - George Stillman Hillard)

Good habits result from resisting temptation. (Quote by - Ancient Proverb)

Every man living shall assuredly meet with an hour of temptation, a certain critical hour, which shall more especially try what mettle his heart is made of. (Quote by - Bishop Robert South)

No man is matriculated to the art of life till he has been well tempted. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter is in pressing it, and he needs not proceed by a surer measure. (Quote by - Bishop Robert South)

In part she is to blame that has been tried. He comes too late that comes to be denied. (Quote by - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu)

Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Could'st thou boast, O child of weakness! O'er the sons of wrong and strife, Were their strong temptations planted In thy path of life? (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I rise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savour) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. (Quote by - E. B. White)

But something may be done that we will not; And sometimes we are devils to ourselves When we will tempt the frailty of our powers, Presuming on their changeful potency. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Occasions of adversity best discover how great virtue or strength each one hath. For occasions do not make a man frail, but they show what he is. (Quote by - Thomas a Kempis)

How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes deeds ill done! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

Great possessions and great want of them are both strong temptations. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

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. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

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