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Moderation quotes (12)
The decent moderation of today will be the least of human things tomorrow. At the time of the Spanish Inquisition the opinion of good sense and of the good medium was certainly that people ought not to burn too large a number of heretics; extreme and unreasonable opinion obviously demanded that they should burn none at all.
Count Maurice Maeterlinck Category: Moderation
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; But moderation in principle is always a vice.
Thomas Paine Category: Moderation
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.
Bishop Joseph Hall Category: Moderation
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl-chain of all virtues.
Thomas Fuller Category: Moderation
It is better to rise from life as from a banquet -- neither thirsty nor drunken.
Aristotle Category: Moderation
GLUTTON n. A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Moderation
The pursuit even of the best things ought to be calm And tranquil.
Marcus Tullius Cicero Category: Moderation
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace Category: Moderation
Moderation in all things.
Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer) Category: Moderation
Moderation is best in all things.
Theognis Category: Moderation
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.
Charles Caleb Colton Category: Moderation
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
Henry Alfred Kissinger Category: Moderation