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    He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge

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Why have a cake if I can't eat it?

Why have a cake if I can't eat it?

by Vanna Bonta Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he read more

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

by William Temple Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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Abstinence is the surety of temperance

Abstinence is the surety of temperance

by Plato Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.

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

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Abstinence is easier than temperance

Abstinence is easier than temperance

by Seneca Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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Every egg represents 32 hours of jail for a chicken
kept in a 3 ft by 1 ft cage, debeaked.

Every egg represents 32 hours of jail for a chicken
kept in a 3 ft by 1 ft cage, debeaked.

by Art Margolis Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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POINT OF VIEW
Thanksgiving dinner's sad and thankless
Christmas dinner's dark and blue
When you stop and try to read more

POINT OF VIEW
Thanksgiving dinner's sad and thankless
Christmas dinner's dark and blue
When you stop and try to see it
From the turkey's point of view.
Sunday dinner isn't sunny
Easter feasts are just bad luck
When you see it from the viewpoint
Of a chicken or a duck.
Oh how I once loved tuna salad
Pork and lobsters, lamb chops too
Till I stopped and looked at dinner
From the dinner's point of view.

by Shel Silverstein Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.

Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Abstinence Quotes,
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