St. Anthony the Great: Whoever has not experienced temptation . . .Sayings from Saints, Elders, and Fathers, St. Anthony the Great / By Orthodox Church Quotes Leave a reply “Whoever has not experienced temptation cannot enter into the Kingdom of Heaven. Without temptations no-one can be saved.” — St. Anthony the Great Related posts: St. Anthony the Great: The truly intelligent man pursues one sole objective: to obey and to conform to the God of all. With this single aim in view . . . St. Anthony the Great: . . . expect temptation to his last breath. St. John Maximovitch: Just as a basic concern is to be careful . . . St. John of Kronstadt: People say that if you feel no inclination to pray . . .