Quotation Explorer - 'Moderation'

GLUTTON, n. A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it a charm. - Jean Paul Richter
Total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. - Saint Augustine
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. - Molière
Extremities are flawed. Moderation is ideal, save for one occasion.So damn these eyes that weep too much.This mind that thinks too much. But never this heart that loves too much. - Kamand Kojouri
Everything in moderation, even the truth - Marty Rubin
I demand from a book harmony as unity and moderation; that determines the choice of words, the type and number of metaphors, the development and conclusion - Friedrich Nietzsche
Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks.
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation. - Roberto Benigni
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. - Barry Goldwater
Moderation has never yet engineered an explosion - Ellen Glasgow
The wall between writing and painting is just good grammar. Moderation in moderation. Fun is scary with a happy ending. Just love. If love doesn’t transform that which annoys you, it will be easier to tolerate. - Emily Thornton Calvo
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody. - Mark Twain
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. - Oscar Wilde
Moderation in all things. - Terence
Build your life in self-controlpurity, moderation in food and drink, and obedience to the will Divine. and you will have built well !!!! - Tanu Reshma B Singh
Zeal, if it be well ordered, is most beautiful in a Christian; but if not, it is a thing of exceeding great danger: as fire in moderation is most comfortable, but in extremity most fearful. - Nehemiah Rogers
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation. - Donald Trump
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. - Thomas Paine
Let me remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me also remind you that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. - Barry Goldwater
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide. - Cicero
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. - W. Somerset Maugham
Looks are part of business. A businessman should never stand out more than his customers. His mannerisms, his clothes, everything about him... Moderation is the key.
Self is found in knowledge, devotion and concentration, in integrity, purity, moderation, self-control and intelligence. - Gian Kumar
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative. - Henry Kissinger
There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation. - John Ciardi
A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success. - Otto von Bismarck
I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time. - Mark Twain
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. - Plato
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue! - Barry M. Goldwater
Moderation is an attempt to live within one's emotional means. - Marty Rubin
Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance. - Anne Sexton
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