I can’t drink a little, therefore I never touch it. Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
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.
I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I lost two weeks.
The nearest to me are the abstinent, whoever they are, wherever they are.
If I don’t drive around the park, I’m pretty sure to make my mark. If I’m in bed each night by ten, I may get back my looks again. If I abstain from fun and such, I’ll probably amount to much; But I shall stay the way I am, Because I do not give a […]
The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others.
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
Bush believes in abstinance – Lucky Laura.
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder for someone else.