The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
Author: Leigh Hunt (1784-1859)
Profession: British Poet, Essayist
Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character, and the highest kind comes from a religious stock.
Author: Theodore Parker (1810-1860)
Profession: American Minister
Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
Self-denial is painful for a moment, but very agreeable in the end.
Author: Jane Taylor