Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance. - Abraham Lincoln
Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency. - Sir Joshua Reynolds
In moderate doses melancholy can be strangley comforting, darkly sweet; it can by providing contrast, give an exquisitely sharp edge to happiness, especially to pleasures of the flesh.
There is so much debate about moderate and radical Islam but there is only one Islam. - Imran Khan
In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people's wrath. - Kahlil Gibran
Any man with a moderate income can afford to buy more books than he can read in a lifetime.
If you want government to intervene domestically, you’re a liberal. If you want government to intervene overseas, you’re a conservative. If you want government to intervene everywhere, you’re a moderate. If you don’t want government to intervene anywhere, you’re an extremist. - Joseph Sobran
Whoever thou art that, not content with a moderate condition, imaginest happiness in royal magnificence, and dreamest that command or riches can feed the appetite of novelty with perpetual gratifications, survey the Pyramids, and confess thy folly! - Samuel Johnson
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement. - Bertrand Russell