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Daemon
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The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Ashwin Vemuri
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Daemon wrote:
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)


Yeah. Sometimes physical pleasure can be as harmful as physical torment and pain, especially if taken in too much, too long or too often. Be reasonable, please! Don’t overdo it to the adverse extreme. Oscar, please.
J W Henderson
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Daemon wrote:
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

I am tempted to agree.
Adyl Mouhei
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Temptation
Whatever you choose to do to distract yourself, throw yourself into it completely. You may want to do something that engages you with others who need help. Shift the focus of your attention away from yourself to people who'd appreciate you. It may take your mind off of the temptation.


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The temptation itself is to make you strong and if falling into the temptationwill affect your dreams why fall into the temptation
juno23
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Yes indeed. Just by the fact that we call it "temptation," to dark desire, we sure expect not a good result. Sorry Oscar.
Nelson Cerqueira
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A statement to be remembered for ever!
Ajike Omooba
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Never heard of such untruth!!!
Hans Wobbe
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Tempting, that is.
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Context from:The Picture of Dorian Gray

CHAPTER 2


"Just turn your head a little more to the right, Dorian, like a good boy," said the painter, deep in his work and conscious only that a look had come into the lad's face that he had never seen there before.

"And yet," continued Lord Henry, in his low, musical voice, and with that graceful wave of the hand that was always so characteristic of him, and that he had even in his Eton days, "I believe that if one man were to live out his life fully and completely, were to give form to every feeling, expression to every thought, reality to every dream--I believe that the world would gain such a fresh impulse of joy that we would forget all the maladies of mediaevalism, and return to the Hellenic ideal-- to something finer, richer than the Hellenic ideal, it may be. But the bravest man amongst us is afraid of himself. The mutilation of the savage has its tragic survival in the self-denial that mars our lives. We are punished for our refusals. Every impulse that we strive to strangle broods in the mind and poisons us. The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of a pleasure, or the luxury of a regret. The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful. It has been said that the great events of the world take place in the brain. It is in the brain, and the brain only, that the great sins of the world take place also. You, Mr. Gray, you yourself, with your rose-red youth and your rose-white boyhood, you have had passions that have made you afraid, thoughts that have filled you with terror, day-dreams and sleeping dreams whose mere memory might stain your cheek with shame--"

"Stop!" faltered Dorian Gray, "stop! you bewilder me. I don't know what to say. There is some answer to you, but I cannot find it. Don't speak. Let me think. Or, rather, let me try not to think."

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