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Moderation

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Out of moderation a pure happiness springs.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

Saint Augustine (354-430) Theologian.

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

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.

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

Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832) British clergyman, sportsman and author.

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

Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.

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

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.

Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character.

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.

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