Quotes: abstinence

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  • Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.
  • Sir William Watson
    Sir William Watson
    English poet 1858-1935
    Sir William Watson
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    And must I wholly banish hence these red and golden juices, and pay my vows to Abstinence, that pallidest of Muses?
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
    St. Augustine of Hippo
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    Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderated use rather than total abstinence.
  • Vance Havner
    Vance Havner
    American writer 1901-1986
    Vance Havner
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    I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Its proper use is to amuse the idle, and relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise, and will not use abstinence.
  • Robert E. Lee
    Robert E. Lee
    American legeraanvoerder 1807-1870
    Robert E. Lee
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    My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
  • Sir William Temple
    Sir William Temple
    British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
    Sir William Temple
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    The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
    St. Augustine of Hippo
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    To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
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