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Self-Denial Quotes

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