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Quotes of moderation

  1. Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  2. Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet. – Benjamin Disraeli
  3. Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind. – Francois Fenelon
  4. Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues. – Joseph Hall
  5. Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative. – Henry A. Kissinger
  6. My motto is: Live every day to the fullest- in moderation – Lindsay Lohan
  7. 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
  8. This is what I think is very essential... moderation can be good for you. – Robert Mondavi
  9. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. – Thomas Paine
  10. Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm. – Jean Paul
  11. 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
  12. Saints have no moderation nor do poets, just exuberance. – Anne Sexton
  13. Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam. – Cat Stevens
  14. As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake. – Mark Twain

Usage examples for moderation

  1. Moderation in the attitude of Parliament, and security for the First Minister formed as it were the condition under which the Parliament of 1628 was summoned. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. Why, I am astonished at myself for my moderation in asking for so little from such a rich woman. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  3. This, you will say, was a remarkable instance of his moderation – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  4. May every ambassador- every ambassador in as good a cause- answer with as much dignity and moderation as Rose replied to Barbara upon the present occasion. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  5. Considering the subject, it was certainly written with singular moderation and James would have done better to have left the book to the natural penalty of its immense bulk. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer
  6. The name of Thiers had not always stood for moderation – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  7. Show some prudence and moderation you owe it both to her and to yourself. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  8. " They are only chocolate, you know," whispered the man, " and quite harmless when taken in moderation – Dot and Tot of Merryland by L. Frank Baum
  9. On the southern question General Grant had earlier inclined toward moderation but radical counsels and the logic of events led him to join Congress in the passage of the enforcement act and the Ku Klux Act, both of which have already been mentioned. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  10. I conjecture this, because the Count de Florida Blanca, speaking to the Russian Minister on the subject of the peace, told him, that were the propositions on the part of Spain towards an accommodation known, all Europe would be convinced of the moderation of his Catholic Majesty, and that for his part, he should have no objection to make them public. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  11. You are not a man who would be satisfied with moderation – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  12. The attempt, however, is full of difficulty; it will require more than ordinary caution to write with such moderation as not to offend the prejudices of one country and with such freedom as not to wound the feelings of the other. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  13. They said, if the army was sent by the Romans, there was nothing but war without truce, and without any terms; but if Crassus, contrary to the wish of his country, as they heard, had brought arms against the Parthians and occupied territory for his private profit, Arsakes would act with moderation and would take pity on the old age of Crassus, and give up to the Romans the men whom he had in his power, and who were rather under guard themselves than keeping guard over others. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  14. " No," she replied; " I only take a glass of wine occasionally, of course in strict moderation –  by
  15. If he found it to his advantage to treat his beast of burden, the peasant, with moderation he was so much the more eager to make use of his landed rights in other directions. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  16. The King, who had already been fully informed of the matter, received him well, praised the respect and moderation of Madame de Rohan, declared Madame d'Harcourt to have been very impertinent, and said some very hard words upon the Lorraines. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  17. It was generally recognized that a man of your well- known moderation I was beginning to dislike being called a man of moderation nearly as much as I disliked being called a Liberal. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  18. We are by far the most likely to accomplish permanent good if we proceed with moderation – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  19. Clarissa felt relieved by this moderation and was inclined to think him a little less hateful. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. Our acquaintance with pain and sorrow has a tendency to bring us to a settled moderation – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown

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