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Temptation Quotes


These are some of the best 'Temptation' quotations and sayings.

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A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments.

After listening to thousands of pleas for pardon to offenders, I can hardly recall a case where I did not feel that I might have fallen as my fellow man had done, if I had been subjected to the same demoralizing influences and pressed by the same temptations.

After listening to thousands of prayers for pardon to offenders, I can hardly recall a case where I did not feel that I might have fallen as my fellowman has done, if I had been subjected to the same demoralizing influences and pressed by the same temptations.

All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.

As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptations we resist.

Better shun the bait than struggle in the snare.

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation; for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life.

Do all that you can to stand, and then fear lest you may fall, and by the grace of God you are safe.

Do not give dalliance too much the rein; the strongest oaths are straw to the fire in the blood.

Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.

Every temptation is great or small according as the man is.

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

Get thee behind me, Satan.

God chooses that men should be tried, but let a man beware of tempting his neighbor. God knows how and how much, and where and when. Man is his brother's keeper, and must keep him according to his knowledge.

God is better served in resisting a temptation to evil than in many formal prayers.

He who has no mind to trade with the devil, should be so wise as to keep away from his shop.

Honest bread is very well - it's the butter that makes the temptation.

How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!

I can resist anything but temptation.

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.


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