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Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Abstinence
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Abstinence
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
~ William Penn | ( British religious leader. ) | 1644-1718 | Abstinence
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
~ Saint Augustine | ( Theologian and Latin philosopher. ) | 354-430 | Abstinence
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
~ W. C. Fields | ( American comedian and actor. ) | 1880-1946 | Abstinence
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Abstinence
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Self-denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Abstinence
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature .
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Abstinence
quotes Division : Novelists