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I enjoy popping in to World Duty Free at the airport and trying out perfumes - I can never resist a new scent.
When I step into the kitchen in the morning, I go for the scrambled eggs with pine nuts and minced lamb. When I finish at night, it is hard to resist the burger.
With journalism, films always have to be to do with some personal statement of your own. As a general rule, I resist that. In the States, a question that kept coming up was this: 'How can you, as a man, talk about three women?'
I couldn't resist hiding some historical details and a few clues relevant to the plot and characters of 'A Discovery of Witches' throughout the pages of the novel.
Too many girls follow the line of least resistance but a good line is hard to resist.
In many respects a teenage girl's home is more important to her than at any time since she was a small child. She also needs emotional support and protection from the most corrosive cultural forces that seek to exploit her when she is least able to resist.
At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity.
The harder they resist us, the tougher will be our response.
I resist life.
I've been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted to whip out a camera and take a picture. I've learned to resist that.
I'd already decided I wanted to design shoes after I saw a sign in the Museum of African and Oceanic Art forbidding high heels. Well, who could resist?
I try to eat on the healthier side, but baked goods are hard to resist. I just love sweet things.
But if something funny happens, I can't resist. I have to tell the people.
It's not often you get to hang out with someone you're really intrigued by. So when Will.i.am invited me to visit him at home, I couldn't resist.
In popular Egyptian and regional culture, women are seen as weak, easy victims to temptation in the same way Eve couldn't resist that shiny apple in the Garden of Eden.
What I learned with Cecil Taylor was strategy and survival and how to resist temptations and resist getting discouraged.
I'd describe myself as a saver, but just sometimes I can spend like a kicking horse! Ryman is the one shop I can't go past without going into. I just can't resist lovely stationery.
China has existed within very roughly its present borders for over two millennia and for virtually the whole of that period saw itself as a 'civilisation state.' It was only when it was too weak to resist the western powers in the early 20th century that it finally acquiesced in an arrangement that was alien to it.
We continue to resist the occupier militarily, culturally and by all means of the resistance.
Muqtada al Sadr
I had given up the theater and everything propelled me into entertainment. And I didn't resist it.
I somewhat resist the whole gay rights-vampire rights metaphor because it is fraught with problems. I don't want to be seen as a gay man as a blood-sucking killer. I don't think it is the way to win hearts and minds.
Poets can't resist the dramatic pull of their lives and so inevitably write autobiographical verse.
If one artist sells five million albums, the tendency is for other artists to say, 'Maybe I should do a little of that, too.' That can be tough to resist.
We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
John F. Kennedy
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