Quotations on Temptations

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In short, all things that please the natural man in this world, are, to a true Christian, only so many crosses and temptations, allurements of sin and snares of death, that continually exercise his virtue.
- Johann Arndt
(Keywords: Death, Virtue, Christian, Exercise, Man, Sin, Temptations, World)

It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: Temptations, Vices)

Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.
- Orlando A. Battista
(Keywords: Temptations, Will)

Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere.
- Robert Bork
(Keywords: Nature, Ideas, Constitution, Judges, Man, Temptations, Utopia)

Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations.
- James L. Buckley
(Keywords: Argument, Concern, Difficulty, Limitations, May, Temptations, Welfare)

Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs.
- Lydia M. Child
(Keywords: Man, Needs, Temptations, Trials)

Nor is it the least advantage to health, accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those who follow it to fewer temptations to vice, than persons who live in crowded society.
- William Falconer
(Keywords: Society, Health, Life, Temptations, Vice)

You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed.
- Larry Flynt
(Keywords: Wife, Goal, Vision, Doubt, Job, Kids, Security, Succeed, Temptations, Will)

I beg you to look at the promising boys and beautiful girls in your homes and in your communities, and then you will not put these temptations in their way.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Keywords: Boys, Girls, Temptations, Will)

The temptations to wrong are many; they spring out of a corrupt nature.
- Matthew Simpson
(Keywords: Nature, Spring, Temptations, Wrong)

Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
- Oscar Wilde
(Keywords: Courage, Strength, Temptation, Temptations, Weakness, Yield)

The Temptations still stand today, not in spite of those who left us, but because of them.
- Otis Williams
(Keywords: Temptations, Today)









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