Excess Quotes

Clogged with yesterday\'s excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

Horace

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.

Josh Billings

Tis not the eating, nor \'tis not the drinking that is to be blamed, but the excess.

John Selden

But society has now fairly got the better of individuality; and the danger which threatens human nature is not the excess, but the deficiency, of personal Impulses and preferences

John Stuart Mill

Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.

CHARLES DICKENS

Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

Horace

Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it

Horace

Only one-third of the water that annually runs to the sea is accessible to humans. Of this, more than half is already being appropriated and used. This proportion might not seem so much, but demand will double in thirty years. And much of what is available is degraded by eroded silt, sewage, industrial pollution, chemicals, excess nutrients, and plagues of algae. Per capita availability of good, potable water is diminishing in all developed and developing countries

Marq de Villiers

As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions

James Madison

Crime is a product of social excess

Vladimir Lenin

The one who thinks he is obliged to commit sin has attributed the responsibility of his sin towards Allah & has accused Him of cruelty & excess upon His servants.

al-Hadi, Ali

In charity there is no excess.

Sir Francis Bacon

A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

Clarence Day

The obese is in a total delirium. For he is not only large, of a size opposed to normal morphology: he is larger than large. He no longer makes sense in some distinctive opposition, but in his excess, his redundancy.

Jean Baudrillard

Never order food in excess of your body weight.

Erma Bombeck

Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.

Neil Kinnock

There is moderation even in excess.

Benjamin Disraeli

We show wisdom by a decent conformity to social etiquette; it is excess of neatness or display that creates dandyism in men, and coquetry in women.

Robert Adam

Obstinacy, sir, is certainly a great vice; and in the changeful state of political affairs it is frequently the cause of great mischief. It happens, however, very unfortunately, that almost the whole line of the great and masculine virtues--constancy, gravity, magnanimity, fortitude, fidelity, and firmness--are closely allied to this disagreeable quality, of which you have so just an abhorrence; and in their excess all these virtues very easily fall into it.

Edmund Burke

The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.

William Blake

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.

Robert Morgan

Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps.

William Blake

What fun it would be to be poor, as long as one was excessively poor! Anything in excess is most exhilarating.

Jean Anouilh

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.

Charles Caleb Colton

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