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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact. (Impressions of Theophrastus Such) - George Eliot
A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations. - William Feather
Give a child the habit of sacredly regarding the truth, of carefully respecting the property of others, of scrupulously abstaining from all acts of improvidence which can involve him in distress, and he will just as likely think of rushing into the element in which he cannot breathe, as of lying or cheating or stealing. - Lord Henry Peter Brougham
In art, truth and reality begin when one no longer understands what one is doing or what one knows, and when there remains an energy that is all the stronger for being constrained, controlled and compressed. - Henri Matisse
Abstainer: A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. - Richard Dawkins
Our faith comes in moments, yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. - Pythagoras
Teetotaler: One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce