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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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"No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them." (Weininger, Otto - Men and Women)

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Browse Quotations about Abstinence

 
Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Abstinence)
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Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket. - (Greeley, Horace - Abstinence)
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All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain. - (Epictetus - Abstinence)
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Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one. - (Penn, William - Abstinence)
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Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. - (Augustine, St. - Abstinence)
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Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. - (Fields, W. C. - Abstinence)
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Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. - (Barney, Natalie Clifford - Abstinence)
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Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly. - (Eliot, George - Abstinence)
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Self-denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity. - (Wilde, Oscar - Abstinence)
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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature . - (Dickens, Charles - Abstinence)
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The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up. - (Day, Dorothy - Abstinence)
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The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor. - (Temple, Sir William - Abstinence)
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With renunciation life begins. - (Barr, Amelia E. - Abstinence)
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