When you doubt, abstain.
All that a good government aims at... is to add no unnecessary and artificial aid to the force of its own unavoidable consequences, and to abstain from fortifying and accumulating social inequality as a means of increasing political inequalities.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do.
Part of treatment for drugs and alcohol is you abstain from these, but with eating disorders you can't abstain from food so the treatment is longer than drugs and alcohol.
It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.
You're right. But within Islamic religion, we actually try to abstain from anything that may resemble idol worship. The prophet was actually the one who said that people had to go from worshiping idols -- including him -- to worshiping God.
We urge President Bush to abstain from the National Missile Defense, just as we urge China, India and Pakistan to discontinue their nuclear arsenals.
If they want their teens to abstain from sex, they need to say exactly what they want their kids to abstain from.
We didn't abstain to say 'don't come,' but just because we don't have what we need on the books. We're not saying everything has to look like the Joseph Kershaw house. Heck, no, but the answer isn't 'it's out on I-20 so it doesn't matter.' That's our door to Camden -- it matters more than anything.
They were not required to abstain prior to starting treatment. Some selected to, and others did not.
We were laughing around. I don't abstain at all.
The leader should abstain from evil tendencies because they would be showing bad precedence to their followers-which is more harmful. .
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.
I add, that those who are bent on restoring the whole church ought to be well instructed in the word, and to abstain from doing anything under the pretext of simplicity.
In view of the meaning given to this honor in the community to which I belong, I should abstain from the undeserved prize that has been awarded to me. Do not meet my voluntary refusal with ill will.
I'm pro responsible choice. You know, there is choice to abstain, choice to do contraception. There are all kinds of good choices.
To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.