Quotes: resists

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  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    American Poet, Journalist 1855-1919
    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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    It is easy enough to be virtuous When nothing tempts you to stray; When without or within No voice of sin Is luring your soul away. But it is only a negative virtue until it is tried by fire. For the soul that is worth the treasures of the earth is the soul that resists desire.
  • Ariel Durant
    Ariel Durant
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    The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
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