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To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. — Saint Augustine

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor. — Sir William Temple

Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. — Saint Augustine

Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy. — Voltaire

I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations. — Vance Havner

Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted. — Thomas Jefferson

My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health. — General Robert E. Lee

And must I wholly banish hence these red and golden juices, and pay my vows to Abstinence, that pallidest of Muses? — Sir William Watson