Moderation Quotes

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

St. Augustine

Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde

Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.

Charles Caleb Colton

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 Goldwater

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 Goldwater

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Goldwater

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.

Adrienne Herron

We do anticipate some price moderation in the coming months, but only moderation that results in prices that are still high by just about anybody's definition.

James Burkhard

A reasonable man needs only to practice moderation to find happiness.

Johann von Goethe

A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference... it pardons shortcomings; it consoles failure. It recommends moderation.

Thornton Wilder

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.

Moliere

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.

Julia Child

Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation.

William Lloyd Garrison

There has been a tendency through the years for reason and moderation to prevail as long as things are going tolerably well or as long as our problems seem clear and finite and manageable.

J. William Fulbright

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

The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.

Martin Tupper

No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.

Patrick Henry

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.

Aristotle

Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.

Frances E. Willard

That moderation which nature prescribes, which limits our desires by resources restricted to our needs, has abandoned the field; it has now come to this -- that to want only what is enough is a sign both of boorishness and of utter destitution.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Only action gives life strength, only moderation gives it charm.

Jean Paul

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