I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like this, is a sort of treason.
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.
To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity.
Only action gives life strength, only moderation gives it charm.
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.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
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.
The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.
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.
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.
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.
Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.
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.
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.
A reasonable man needs only to practice moderation to find happiness.
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.
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.
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.
Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound
A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success
Be a pattern to others, and then all will go well; for as a whole city is affected by the licentious passions and vices of great men, so it is likewise reformed by their moderation.