44 Total Quotes

Abstinence Quotes

W. C. Fields
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
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Saint Augustine
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
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Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
Horace Greeley Permalink
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We obviously endorse abstinence and postponement. But we're not exclusive to that. We incorporate a comprehensive program as well.
Dave Nichols Permalink
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Leo Tolstoy
If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.
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Senator Lautenberg's bill takes a comprehensive view of sex education to teach not only abstinence, but also the importance of contraceptives, and provides grants to teach both.
Alex Formuzis Permalink
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They could have other sex education but the abstinence course would be required. Abstinence is the only curriculum to ensure 100 percent protection for our students.
Kathy Martin Permalink
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I didn't practice abstinence, I perfected it.
Dennis Wolfberg Permalink
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Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence. The best sex is no sex.
Kurt Angle Permalink
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We're staying straight up abstinence isn't for everybody. But for kids who need an alternative to the sex-obsessed culture É we give them an alternative.
Denny Pattyn Permalink
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Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.
Ali Talib Permalink
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Plato
Abstinence is the surety of temperance
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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
William Temple Permalink
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 Voltaire
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
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William Blake
Abstinence sows sand all overThe ruddy limbs & flaming hair,But Desire GratifiedPlants fruits of life & beauty there.
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William Shakespeare
What win I, if I gain the thing I seek? A dream, a breath, a froth of fleeting joy. Who buys a minute's mirth to wail a week? Or sells eternity to 'get a toy? For one sweet grape who will the vine destroy?
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Saint Augustine
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
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Robert E. Lee
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.
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W. C. Fields
Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
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I'll try not to let you down and I promise you two and a half months of complete sexual abstinence until April 9 [2006].
Silvio Berlusconi Permalink
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Too often the message ends at abstinence and students are denied the information they need when they do become sexually active,
David Landry Permalink
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the president didn't talk about manufacturing jobs. All he talked about was making the tax cuts permanent, high school abstinence, steroids for athletes and training prisoners for jobs. People were worried about their jobs. That is what Democrats focusing on.
Terry McAuliffe Permalink
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Granth Sahib
Serving the True Guru brings a deep and profound peace, and one's desires are fulfilled. Abstinence, truthfulness and self-discipline are obtained, and the body is purified; the Lord, Har, Har, comes to dwell within the mind. Such a person remains blissful forever, day and night. Meeting the Beloved, peace is found.
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I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
Vance Havner Permalink
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Benjamin Franklin
Against Diseases here, the strongest Fence, Is the defensive Virtue, Abstinence.
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Bill Maher
Abstinence is a perversion.
Bill Maher Permalink
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The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest.
Wilhelm Reich Permalink
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A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body without exercise and abstinence; and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty.
Henry Home Permalink
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And must I wholly banish hence these red and golden juices, and pay my vows to Abstinence, that pallidest of Muses?
William Watson Permalink
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The evidence does not support abstinence-only interventions as the best way to keep young people from unintended pregnancy.
Jonathan Klein Permalink
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