The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.
I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
Labor diligently to increase your property.
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
We are free to yield to truth.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.
Persevere in virtue and diligence.
Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.
You win the victory when you yield to friends.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour?