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Temptation and Yielding

What is a rebel? A man who says no.
--Albert Camus

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
--Winston Churchill

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
-- Albert Einstein

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
-- Robert A. Heinlein

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook.
--Thomas Jefferson

Never buy what you do not want, because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.
--Thomas Jefferson

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.
-- H. L. Mencken.

I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
-- Michel Montaigne

He who fears he will suffer, already suffers from his fear.
-- Michel Eyquem Montaigne

Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
--Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
--Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
--Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Lead me not into temptation, I can find it all by myself.
-- Lari White

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
-- Oscar Wilde

I can resist everything except temptation.
-- Oscar Wilde

Every thought you try to suppress rots in the mind and poisons you…the only way to resist temptation is to yield to it.
-- Oscar Wilde

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