abstinence quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Ali Ibn Abi Talib” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aristippus” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not abstinence from pleasures that is best, but mastery over them without being worsted.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Augustine of Hippo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Nye” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recommending or insisting on abstinence has been completely ineffective.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Danish Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence and fasting cure many a complaint.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dennis Wolfberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder for someone else.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frances E. Willard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Geoffrey Chaucer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is approved of God.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Guy De Maupassant” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is the worst form of perversion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Horace Greeley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isuna Hasekura” float=”none” width=”100%”]While one may lose much because of avarice, nothing was ever accomplished by abstinence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jean-Jacques Rousseau” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstaining so as really to enjoy, is the epicurism, the very perfection, of reason.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jihad Eltabey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Love is the only thing that changes abstinence from a prison into pleasure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Tillotson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is many times very helpful to the end of religion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kathy Martin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence until marriage is the best thing for young people physically, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. It’s the best thing for society as a whole, and it’s the message that schools absolutely ought to be sending.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lance Morrow” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is a window of clarity through which one can better find one’s work and one’s mate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Pattison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Lean abstinence, pale grief, and haggard care, The dire attendants of forlorn despair.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain” float=”none” width=”100%”]Total abstinence is so excellent a thing that it cannot be carried to too great an extent. In my passion for it I even carry it so far as to totally abstain from total abstinence itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]A virtuous abstinence from the joys of pederasty comes most easily to those who have no taste for it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plato” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is the surety of temperance[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plato” float=”none” width=”100%”]Plato feels that ethical abstinences and austerities are essential preconditions for the cleansing and opening of the eye of the soul.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Queen Victoria” float=”none” width=”100%”]On Alcohol: Total abstinence is an impossibility and it will not do to insist on it as a general practice.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rebecca West” float=”none” width=”100%”]the reward for total abstinence from alcohol seems, illogically enough, to be the capacity for becoming intoxicated without it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert E. Lee” float=”none” width=”100%”]My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Herrick” float=”none” width=”100%”]Against diseases here the strongest fence is the defensive vertue, Abstinence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert South” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]To set the mind above the appetites is the end of abstinence, which if not a virtue, is the groundwork of a virtue.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seneca The Younger” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is easier than temperance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sir Thomas Elyot” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence is whereby a man refraineth from any thyng which he may lawfully take.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thucydides” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence from all injustice to other first-rate powers is a greater tower of strength than anything that can be gained by the sacrifice of permanent tranquillity for an apparent temporary advantage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Blake” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstinence sows sand all over The ruddy limbs and flaming hair, But desire gratified Plants fruits of life and beauty there.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Gilmore Simms” float=”none” width=”100%”]No doubt solitude is wholesome, but so is abstinence after a surfeit. The true life of man is in society.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Temple” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only way for a rich man to be healthy is, by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he was poor.[/wpsm_quote]