Daily Archives: October 12, 2020

Word of the Week: Resist

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it,” wrote Oscar Wilde in “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, “Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself.”

“Temptation is impossible for me to resist,” admitted actor Tom Sizemore, “Come on. This is Hollywood. It’s in the job description.”

Don Herold opined, “Why resist temptation? There will always be more.”

The late 20th century Hollywood actress, Mae West,  once flaunted her indiscretions by cracking, “I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.” Continue reading


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