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

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To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

Saint Augustine

It is better to rise from life as from a banquet -- neither thirsty nor drunken.


He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.


Keep a mid course between two extremes.


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Lord Byron

Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep.

Robert Herrick

Out of moderation a pure happiness springs.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Let not turn fun to mischief.


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

Blaise Pascal

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

Henry Kissinger

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

Charles Caleb Colton

There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.

John Ciardi

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

It's best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken.


Moderate profits fill the purse.

Italian Proverbs

Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance.

Mark Twain

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 is such a thing as moderation, even in telling the truth.

Vera Johnson

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

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

You will go most safely in the middle.


The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Jean Paul

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


Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

Everything in moderation -- including moderation.

Harvey Steiman

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

Anne Sexton

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

Cat Stevens

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

Thomas Paine

Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Even moderation ought not to be practiced to excess.


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

Frances E. Willard

I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don't want people to think that 'Let's Move' is about complete, utter deprivation. It's about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families.

Michelle Obama

I prefer highs and lows to an even keel. Moderation is never something I've been good at.

Jenny Eclair

I eat as much as the next girl, but I work my butt of in the gym every morning! The key is moderation. I splurge on the weekend. A big bowl of pasta and a delicious slice of cake for dessert are my favorites.

Giuliana Rancic

My diet is always terrible, unfortunately. I don't know moderation.

Sean Astin

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

Barry Goldwater

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 in a case like the present.

William Lloyd Garrison

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

John Arbuthnot Fisher

There is moderation even in excess.

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 center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Jean Paul

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

Joseph Hall

My God, Mr. Chairman, at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation!

Robert Clive

Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes.

Klemens Von Metternich

He who drinks a glass a day shall live to die another way.


The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

My motto is: Live every day to the fullest - in moderation.

Lindsay Lohan

Everything in moderation.

Giada De Laurentiis

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

Donald Trump

When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.

Alexander Hamilton

I realized, 'Yo, I can't do anything in moderation. I don't know how.'


The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Roberto Benigni

I'll be 65 in September and I work as much as I want to, take cruises with Kay, relax with my family, do everything in moderation, because I want to enjoy my life.

Frankie Avalon

Be moderate in everything, including moderation.

Horace Porter

IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety, on topics to which we are biased by prejudice, interest, or even principle.

Joseph Lancaster

We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I've always wanted to improve on the idea of living well, In moderation, wine is good for you - mentally, physically, and spiritually.

Robert Mondavi

This is what I think is very essential... moderation can be good for you.

Robert Mondavi

You know, as long as you do everything in moderation, you don't go overboard, you don't, you know, turn your lips into guppy lips - I mean, a little zip or a little zap, that is not a big deal.

Suzanne Somers

I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time.

Mark Twain

If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.


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

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.

Thomas Paine

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.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

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


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