EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASCETICISM
That is the true Christian asceticism, my son, and so it is with our vows.
Asceticism has no place in this religion; everything in it is bright and sensible.
The basic premise of the Ids is asceticism and there never was any strength in that idea.
It is towards that men will strain themselves with the asceticism of saints.
In the Christianity of the Gospel there is very little trace of asceticism.
Our family was warlike and given to mysticism and asceticism.
Asceticism does not aim at a harmonious development and never could produce it.
What then is the difference between temperance and asceticism?
Asceticism is the control of appetite merely for the sake of controlling it.
But in the asceticism of the few there is also a limit beyond which one should not go.