We’ve collected the best Abstinence Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Marcus Samuelsson, Pinarayi Vijayan, Dick Cavett, Kurt Angle, Wilhelm Reich. Use them as an inspiration.
Most cultures traditionally link food and spirituality directly with periodic restrictions and celebrations punctuating the year. Abstinence from particular foods or full-on fasting is part of many religious traditions and holidays.
We are for abstinence, not prohibition. Prohibition leads to many socio-legal problems. Wherever liquor has been prohibited, there is a tendency to consume through illegal means.
When I was writing ‘The Abstinence Teacher,’ I really tried to immerse myself in contemporary American evangelical culture.
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Whether sexual orientation can change or not, hearts can change and turn any sexual orientation into an occasion for the glory of Christ. Those with same-sex attraction glorify Christ through sexual abstinence and through the enrichment of significant Christ-exalting relationships in other ways.
The diet is a twisted, noxious thing, all tortured abstinence and short-term fraud. I speak from bitter experience. As a restaurant critic, I eat to live and live to eat. And having a toxic aversion to exercise, there is little to prevent the inevitable bulging of my gut. Hence the need for the occasional diet.
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.