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Quotations on Abstinence

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Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

~ Saint Augustine

All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.

~ Epictetus

Once during Prohibition I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.

~ W.C. Fields

Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.

~ Horace Greeley

Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.

~ William Penn

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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