Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Denial'

Christianity is more than just a belief; it is a life of discipline, a firm determination to live a life of prayer and contemplation, a life of self-denial and Christlikeness. - Ramon M. Torres
most of us can only deny short-term pleasures because we see a realistic path between self-denial now and something better down the road. - David Brooks
Self-denial in the pursuit of purpose generates true pleasure while self-indulgence in the pursuit of pleasure generates true misery. - Orrin Woodward
By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions? - Jackie Mason
Self-denial is indulgence of a propensity to forego. - Ambrose Bierce
We pay a price for everything we get or take in this world; and although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won, but exact their dues of work and self-denial, anxiety and discouragement. - L. M. Montgomery
Man in his spiritual pride has exchanged God’s method of self-denial for Satan’s plan of self–improvement. - Daniel W. Blair
The strongest person is not the one who is able to do something, but the one who is able not to do what he has the power to do. This self-denial is the unique way to usher in God's kingdom and to realize the kingdom life. - Witness Lee
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