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Letter "T" » Temptation
«For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied... whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of.»
«It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations»
«It is not only easier to find fault with another person than to examine one's own character, it is also tempting.»
«I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it»
«I deal with temptation by yielding to it»
«By persistently remaining single a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
«Good habits result from resisting temptation»
«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»
«'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.»
«Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.»
Author: William Butler Yeats
, Moral right