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Temptation Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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William Shakespeare
O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
William Shakespeare
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 Bible,
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
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Taste this, and be henceforth among the Gods thyself a Goddess.
John Milton
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When you're growing that fast, it is a strain on time and resources, and the temptation exists not to devote the time.
Gary Keep
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We've been waiting for something like this for a long time. But we need to resist the temptation to put too much weight on any one month's report -- probably the best thing to do is to average out the past few months; that gives a clearer picture.
Joshua Feinman
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My brethren, if you were left to yourselves, you would be overcome by every temptation with which you are beset.
George Whitefield
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No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Sidonie Gabrielle
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Franklin Jones
Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses.
Franklin Jones
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There's always the temptation to start charging ahead (with a merger). But I'm trying to keep focused on what we both have to consider. We have to put our best foot forward . . . to meet everyone's expectations.
Tony George
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Avoid as much as possible the temptation to go out and call the long shots. In general, the favorites tend to win. But everybody wants to be able to say they saw the Marcia Gay Harden upset.
Tom O'Neil
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Traders and investors alike both succumbed to the temptation to take profits in a variety of commodities that have made big price gains.
David Thurtell
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I succumbed to temptation and became a scientific administrator, first as Technical Director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center from 1982 to 1984, and then Director from 1984 to 1999. The job of a laboratory director is much different from the job of a physicist, particularly in a time of tight budgets. It is much easier to do physics when someone else gets the funds than it is to get the funds for others to do the research.
Burton Richter
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Ovid Ovid,
Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
Ovid Ovid,
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Carlo Ancelotti
I've signed up until 2008 and I am happy. I preferred to stay here. There was a temptation from Real Madrid but I am staying here.
Carlo Ancelotti
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The immediate temptation would have been to cancel our Forum in Egypt next month, but for the sake of a more peaceful future for humankind we have to show our solidarity by holding this meeting.
Klaus Schwab
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There is temptation to use a credit card for Spring Break, or for Winter Break, and most are not mature enough. Credit card companies know this.
Mary Gorman
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I know that the American public is nervous about China, and there is a temptation to respond harshly to the economic challenge that China poses. But we need to resist that urge and make responsible policy.
Max Baucus
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Jeff Bingaman
Clearly this is a serious situation and demands a serious response. It is important, however, to resist the temptation to rush to judgment before the investigators have an opportunity to complete their work.
Jeff Bingaman
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If you have two clerks, there's more of a temptation to resist, which could cause an escalation of the situation. And if it is a truly heinous act of violence, you just put more people at risk.
Jeff Lenard
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Bob Hope
Don't tempt me, I can resist anything but temptation
Bob Hope
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Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
Rita Brown
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Robert A. Heinlein
Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them
John Bunyan
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It is like a temptation to eat ice cream instead of something that is better for you.
Pete Sorensen
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I know there is a big temptation to go there, but my client firmly believes that is not what is involved here,
Joseph Bruno
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Nelson Mandela
One temptation of a leader elected unopposed is that he may use that powerful position to settle scores with his detractors, marginalize them and, in certain cases, get rid of them and surround himself with yes men and women,
Nelson Mandela
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Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.
Lane Olinghouse
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 Bible,
And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
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And when Jesus arrived at the place, He said to them, Pray that you may not enter into temptation. Luke 23:40
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