Quotation Explorer - 'Temperance'

Virtues are formed by prayer.Prayer preserves temperance. Prayer suppresses anger. Prayer prevents emotions of pride and envy.Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to Heaven. - St. Ephrem of Syria
Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently. For in the very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, whirlwind of passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness. - William Shakespeare
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult. - Samuel Johnson
Joy, temperance, and repose,Slam the door on the doctor's nose. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires. - Pope John Paul II
Only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable; add faith; Add virtue, patience, temperance; add love, By name to come called charity, the soul Of all the rest: then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise; but shalt possess A paradise within thee, happier far. - John Milton
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care. - Sir Philip Sidney
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever. - Samuel Smiles
It is a crushing moment when you realize that your life has either been a series of huge mistakes, or worse; it hasn’t. - Temperance
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