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|This volume brings together data from population biology, community ecology, comparative biology, and paleontology to answer this question.|
Connie Robertson - 1998 - 400 pages
|From Oscar Wilde's witty observation in Lady Windermere's Fan that 'I can resist everything except temptation', to Zsa Zsa Gabor's admission that 'I know nothing about sex, because I was always married', and by way of Woody Allen's numerous ...|
|This book shows us why, more than a hundred years after his death, people of every age and from all walks of life are still drawn to Wilde's dazzling repartee and the wicked brilliance of his social observations, while his plays and stories ...|
|Also excerpts from his trial testimony, where the tragedy implicit in Wilde's humor is nowhere more vivid.|
|Like many of Wilde's comedies, it is a biting satire on the morals of Victorian society, particularly marriage. The story concerns Lady Windermere who discovers that her husband may be having an affair with another woman.|
|Self-control is the ability to resist immediate gratification for the sake of a higher |
goal. Someone once said, “I can resist everything except temptation.” That's the
way it is with most of us. I have found that I can do whatever I want to do—except
Anja Belz, Roger Evans, Paul Piwek - 2004 - 218 pages
|“I can resist everything except temptation” (p. 5), a play character of Oscar Wilde [|
1] once said, and this difficulty in resisting temptation holds for most people.
Distractibility seems to be the price paid for the parallelism of the human brain.
|Wilde, Oscar I can resist everything except temptation. - Wilde, Oscar Do you |
really think, Arthur, that it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that
there are terrible temptations that it requires strength, strength and courage, to
|In conversation about how women prefer men to be bad so they can reform them, |
Dumby remarks: “I don't think we are bad ... Dumby: “We are all in the gutter, but
some of us are looking at the stars? ... “I can resist everything except temptation.