Abstinence Quotes

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Saint Augustine

"Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation." Saint Augustine
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W. C. Fields

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water." W. C. Fields
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"Too often the message ends at abstinence and students are denied the information they need when they do become sexually active," David Landry
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"We've known for some time that abstinence-only is bad science, bad policy, and a blatant violation of medical ethics and basic human rights. And as more people find out what is being taught and what is being censored in these ineffective programs, more and more of these 'stay pure or we don't care about you' programs will be banned from public schools." James Wagoner
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"The evidence does not support abstinence-only interventions as the best way to keep young people from unintended pregnancy." Jonathan Klein
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"Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one." Horace Greeley
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"I think it's great to promote things other than abstinence." Jessie Miller
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Robert E. Lee

"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." Robert E. Lee
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"Great sorrow or great joy should bring intense hunger--not abstinence from food, as our novelists will have it." Arthur Doyle
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W. C. Fields

"Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket." W. C. Fields
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"Enough is enough. For too long these abstinence-only programs have operated without a hint of oversight. At least at the state level, this trend is changing, and public health officials couldn't be more pleased." James Wagoner
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Bill Maher

"Abstinence is a perversion." Bill Maher
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"Isn't practicing abstinence inconsistently like being a little bit pregnant?" James Taranto
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Leo Tolstoy

"If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food." Leo Tolstoy
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 Plato

"Abstinence is the surety of temperance" Plato
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"The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor" William Temple
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 Voltaire

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

"What win I, if I gain the thing I seek? A dream, a breath, a froth of fleeting joy. Who buys a minute's mirth to wail a week? Or sells eternity to 'get a toy? For one sweet grape who will the vine destroy?" William Shakespeare
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"I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations." Vance Havner
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"The few bad poems which occasionally are created during abstinence are of no great interest." Wilhelm Reich
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"And must I wholly banish hence these red and golden juices, and pay my vows to Abstinence, that pallidest of Muses?" William Watson
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