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So long as idleness is quite shut out from our lives, all the sins of wantonness, softness, and effeminacy are prevented; and there is but little room for temptation.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

Every temptation is great or small according as the man is.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.

    Author: John Bunyan

The higher the hill, the stronger the wind: so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy's temptations.
- John Wycliffe

    Author: Assorted Authors

Our toil is sweet with thankfulness, Our burden is our boon; The curse of earth's gray morning is, The blessing of its noon.

    Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

My temptations have been my Masters in Divinity.

    Author: Martin Luther

Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.

    Author: Martin Luther

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep.

    Author: Matthew Henry

We have no sufficient strength of our own. All our sufficiency is of God. We should stir up ourselves to resist temptations in a reliance upon God's all-sufficiency and the omnipotence of his might.

    Author: Matthew Henry

Many of us suffer from temptations from which we have no business to suffer.

    Author: Oswald Chambers

All the great temptations appear first in the region of the mind and can be fought and conquered there. We have been given the power to close the door of the mind. We can lose this power through disuse or increase it by use, by the daily discipline of the inner man in things which seem small and by reliance upon the word of the Spirit of truth. It is God that worketh in you, both to will and to do of His good pleasure. It is as though He said, 'Learn to live in your will, not in your feelings.'

    Author: Amy Carmichael

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