Friday, September 7, 2007

Quotable Quotes: Temptation

As the pressure builds on the Fed to cut rates, a few words on temptation.

“The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.”
T. S. Elliot

“Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master and make crouch beneath his foot, And so be pedestaled in triumph?”
Robert Browning

“Devils soonest tempt, resembling spirits of light.”
William Shakespeare

“Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body”
H. L. Mencken

“I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it”
Mae West

Have a good weekend.

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