Favorite Quotations ~  Temptation Forgive & Forget

"Always yield to temptation, it may never pass your way again." ~ Robert Heinlein

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Is this her fault or mine? The tempter or the tempted, who sins most? ~ William Shakespeare, MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Do you really think it is weakness that wields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which require strength, strength and courage, to yield to. ~ Oscar Wilde

The most effective defense against temptation is this: Shut your eyes. ~ Solomon Ibn Gabirol

It is most desirable; to have neither poverty nor riches; but still you cannot be without temptation, unless you would go out of the world. ~ John Wesley

The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason. ~ T.S. Eliot

Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch. ~ Robert Orben

To tempt and be tempted are much the same thing. ~ Catherine The Great

Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address. ~ Lane Olinghouse

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger. ~ Frank Herbert

Every temptation is an opportunity of our getting nearer to God. ~ John Quincy Adams

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. ~ Colette

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson