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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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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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