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Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
Rita Mae Brown
Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.
The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry.
Henry A. Kissinger
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you're fighting temptation.
I'm here today to warn you: I want you to watch out for the adversary. Guard yourself from any spirit of entitlement. Restrain any and all subtle temptation to gain attention or to find ways to promote yourself.
Charles R. Swindoll
I like to talk to myself ahead of time so when temptation comes, I've already made up my mind that I have the victory.
There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it.
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master and make crouch beneath his foot, And so be pedestaled in triumph?
It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.
Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
Never assume, no matter how strong the temptation, that other people are low-life lying manipulators without a shred of human decency.
Cancer victimhood contains a permanent temptation to be self-centred and even solipsistic.
We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
Thomas a Kempis
Temptation to behave is terrible.
Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes.
E. Stanley Jones
Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we'll find it.
I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.
There is so much temptation to hold on to my career even more now. To try to micromanage and dictate every little aspect. But that's not how I want to do things anymore. I'm thinking about how can I trust God more. How can I surrender more? How can I bring him more glory? It's a fight. But it's one I'm going to keep fighting.
Ever notice that the whisper of temptation can be heard farther than the loudest call to duty.
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
Frederick William Faber
Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses.
Franklin P. Jones
Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
Some are wrong because they are not strong enough to fight temptation and some some are wrong because they do not know.
Temptation's something you have to deal with even if you're not famous. It's harder when you're famous because it's a lot more in your face, and that makes it a little more difficult to walk away from sometimes.
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
Charles de Gaulle
The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once.
F. H. Bradley
What makes resisting temptation difficult for many people is they don't want to discourage it completely.
Franklin P. Jones
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