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'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.
William Shakespeare
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
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I deal with temptation by yielding to it
Mark Twain
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it
Mae West
Moralists and philosophers have adjudged those who throw temptation in the way of the erring, equally guilty with those who are thereby led into evil
Mark Twain
Tempt not a desperate man.
William Shakespeare
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
Henry Louis Mencken
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
William Shakespeare
Temptation to behave is terrible
Bertolt Brecht
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
T.S. Eliot
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