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I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like this, is a sort of treason
Edmund Burke
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 in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice
Thomas Paine
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
Henry Kissinger
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
Samuel Johnson
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
Benjamin Disraeli
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance
Charles Caleb Colton
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
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.
Jean Paul Richter
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and temperance prevents from indulging to excess
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
There is moderation even in excess.
Benjamin Disraeli
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