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    It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and prefer things in measure to things in excess.

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To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity.

To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity.

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Moderation is a fatal thing: nothing succeeds like excess.

Moderation is a fatal thing: nothing succeeds like excess.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Moderation, which consists in an indifference about little things, and in a prudent and well-proportioned zeal about things of importance, read more

Moderation, which consists in an indifference about little things, and in a prudent and well-proportioned zeal about things of importance, can proceed from nothing but true knowledge, which has its foundation in self-acquaintance.

by Plato Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.

by Henry Kissinger Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice

Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice

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Going beyond is as bad as falling short.

Going beyond is as bad as falling short.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.

by Jean Paul Richter Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.

Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.

by Thomas Paine Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.

Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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