5 Quotes Regarding Temptation


Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
Thomas Boston

Not wine...men intoxicate themselves; Not vice...men entice themselves.
Chinese Proverb

If thou wouldst preserve understanding and health to old age, avoid the allurements of Voluptuousness, and fly from her temptations...For if thou hearkenest unto the words of the Adversary, thou art deceived and betrayed. The joy which she promiseth changeth to madness, and her enjoyments lead on to diseases and death.
Akhenaton

Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
William Shakespeare

There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
Mark Twain

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