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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
Its proper use is to amuse the idle, and relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise, and will not use abstinence.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderated use rather than total abstinence.
Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence. The best sex is no sex.
Abstinence, being faithful and correct and consistent condom use are the only ways to successfully reach everyone when discussing HIV prevention. I believe that the abstinence message alone does not solve the AIDS epidemic.
The Obama administration now has regulations that tells them that they can no longer promote marriage to these young girls. They can no longer promote marriage as a way of avoiding poverty and bad choices that they make in their life. They can no longer even teach abstinence education. They have to be neutral with respect to how people behave.
A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body without exercise and abstinence; and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty.
Christian morality (so called) has all the characters of a reaction;
it is, in great part, a protest against Paganism. Its ideal is negative rather than positive; passive rather than action; innocence rather than Nobleness; Abstinence from Evil, rather than energetic Pursuit of Good: in its precepts (as has been well said) thou shalt not predominates unduly over thou shalt.
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. . . . Dogs do not ritually urinate in the hope of persuading heaven to do the same and send down rain. Asses do not bray a liturgy to cloudless skies. Nor do cats attempt, by abstinence from cat's meat, to wheedle the feline spirits into benevolence. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough.
I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself.