Sexual abstinence limits the impact of irrational passions on the mind, thus liberating it for love of genuine goodness and truth...
Abstinence is the surety of temperance
Abstinence is a perversion.
I didn't practice abstinence, I perfected it.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Abstinence makes the arm grow stronger.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.