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I can resist everything except temptation.

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.
Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
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.
We love to overlook the boundaries which we do not wish to pass.
It is easier to stay out than get out.
Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
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.
Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
Most dangerous Is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue
O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
Taste this, and be henceforth among the Gods thyself a Goddess.
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.
The most successful tempters and thus the most dangerous are the deluded deluders.
You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.
Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?
The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once.
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]
He who is not tempted, what does he know? And he who is not tried, what are the things he knows? [Ecclesiasticus]
Follow the siren's call, and you'll probably end up in the hospital.
I can resist anything but temptation.

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