Meaning of "Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult"
What' s the meaning of the sentence above?
Doesn't the meaning of abstinence and temperance are similar?
Oct 24, 2016 8:02 AM
Answers · 2
Yes, it means that both abstinence and temperance are equally difficult for the speaker.
Abstinence means a complete avoidance, whereas temperance means moderation. These are quite different in meaning, even though both require self-control.