“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.”
– Oscar Wilde.
“Without temptation the soul cannot grow.”
– James Allen.
“We always feel our reality isn’t enough. So we consume drugs and give ourselves artificial memories; we want to escape from the confinement of our lives. But I assure you that the only way to resolve the conflict is to learn to accept it and find your own place in the world.”
– Rosa Montero.
“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.”
– Mark Twain.
“Hard to say what’s right when all I wanna do is wrong.”
“I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. I felt in myself a superabundance of energy which found no outlet in our quiet life.”
– Leo Tolstoy.
“… the devil doesn’t come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything you’ve ever wished for …”
– Tucker Max.
“Look in the mirror, and don’t be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.”
– Stephen Jay Gould.
“Frequent and violent temptations were a proof that the citadel of the soul had not fallen and that the devil raged to make it fall.”
– James Joyce.
“‘Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.”
– William Shakespeare.
“Why is it that any time we speak of temptation we always speak of temptation as something that inclines us to wrong. We have more temptations to become good than we do to become bad.”
– Fulton J. Sheen.
“Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.”
– Bruce Barton.