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The ordeal of virtue is to resist all temptation to evil.
Lord, when the song wants to pick up and go a little faster towards the end, it's hard for me to resist.
Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
To create is to resist; to resist is to create.
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
It's up to us, the people, to break immoral laws, and resist. As soon as the leaders of a country lie to you, they have no authority over you. These maniacs have no authority over us. And they might be able to put our bodies in prison, but they can't put our spirits in prison.
I learned not to confuse 'busy' with 'productive,' but I'm still far too addicted to email to resist its early-morning digital snuggles.
As long as the number one worry for people, keeping them up at nights, is whether they're going to have a job in the morning, then they are less likely to resist unfair changes, or unfair treatment, or cuts in real pay at work.
I have a passion for luggage - trunks and so on. I have a collection of them, but I can never resist buying another piece.
Lebanon was under Israeli occupation, up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster. Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist.
When I'm in the U.K. I can't resist Maltesers and Twiglets - the evil combination. Luckily, I live in the U.S. so can't get them easily, which is probably a good thing.
When people are very original, sometimes they are original as a way to resist the mainstream.
National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry.
We have to be a state where business is welcome and jobs are created. We have to demand value for what is spent and we need to continue to resist a lottery.
I believe God gives people the right to say no, to resist, to refuse, to reject, to cling to their sins, to cling to their version of their story.
What we resist persists.
The people ask much, often more than any government can give. We must resist the temptation to promise solutions to all problems.
It takes a very strong brain to resist the absolutes, the myths that the media and the politicians peddle - the idea that if you are too kind, where does it all end? That not to help someone is somehow a good idea.
If one accepts Hezbollah's self-description as a resistance movement, in which case one must, in light of the fact that Hezbollah never ceases to provoke, view Israel's mere existence as a continuing act of aggression, then Hezbollah has indeed shown that it can initiate conflict, resist, and survive.
I feel more Irish than English. I feel freer than British, more visceral, with a love of language. Shot through with fire in some way. That's why I resist being appropriated as the current repository of Shakespeare on the planet. That would mean I'm part of the English cultural elite, and I am utterly ill-fitted to be.
There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked.
Charles de Secondat
The British Museum was founded with a civic purpose: to allow the citizen, through reasoned inquiry and comparison, to resist the certainties that endanger free society and are still among the greatest threats to our liberty.
Temptation is impossible for me to resist... Come on. This is Hollywood. It's in the job description.
I categorically resist this idea that films are supposed to be autobiographical and the only stories you tell are about your own life.
Anyone who draws attention to himself as an individual, is viewed with suspicion. We acquired this tendency, of course, from America, and we must resist it: levelling, and imitation of what others are already doing.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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