We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.
Arabic Proverbs tempts quote

O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
— William Shakespeare

It is easier to stay out than get out.
— Mark Twain

Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
— Ovid