Moderation Quotes

Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.

Cat Stevens

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

Donald Trump

Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.

Joseph Hall

Keep a mid course between two extremes.

Ovid

Moderate profits fill the purse.

Italian proverb

It speaks volumes for a person that when placed in quite different situations, they display the same spirit of moderation.

Unknown

Even moderation ought not to be practiced to excess.

Unknown

It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.

Roberto Benigni

Moderation is the secret of survival.

Manly Hall

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.

Anne Sexton

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.

John Arbuthnot Fisher

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde

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

Thomas Paine

Whatever you do, do it in moderation.

Proverb

Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains.

Democritus

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.

Plato

There is moderation even in excess.

Benjamin Disraeli

Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.

Benjamin Disraeli

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Charles Caleb Colton

You will go most safely in the middle.

Ovid

The necessary unity of power and wisdom is only a coincidence for the ancients, i.e., dependent on chance completely out of the philosophers control. Knowledge is not in itself power, and though it is not in itself vulnerable to power, those who seek it and possess it most certainly are. Therefore the great virtue for the philosophers in their political deeds was moderation. They were utterly dependent on the prejudices of the powerful and had to treat them most delicately.

Allan David Bloom

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Updated On : March 23, 2013
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