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Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. - Saint Augustine of Hippo
If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food. - Leo Tolstoy
It shows a weak mind not to bear prosperity as well as adversity with moderation. [La., Ut adversas res, secundas immoderate ferre, levitatis est] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult. - Samuel Johnson
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
I can't drink a little, therefore I never touch it. Abstinence is as easy for me as temperance would be difficult. - Samuel Johnson
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy. - Voltaire
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. [La., Multi quidem facilius se abstinent ut non utantur, quam temperent ut bene utantur] - Saint Augustine of Hippo