Temptation

Found 8 thoughts of temptation

Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.

Lane Olinghouse

The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.

T. S. Eliot

Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?

Robert Browning

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life.

Bible

I can resist anything but temptation.

Oscar Wilde

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself.

Oscar Wilde

There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.

Mark Twain

Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.

W. N. Taylor