I never smoke to excess - that is, I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time.
Moderate profits fill the purse.
It is better to rise from life as from a banquet -- neither thirsty nor drunken.
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.
We must remember balance and moderation. Patience can be spiritually enriching and virtuous but when taken in excess, it turns to procrastination, the poison of inaction.
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
Moderation sees itself as beautiful; it is unaware that in the eye of the immoderate it appears black and sober and consequently ugly-looking
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
It's best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken.
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.
He who drinks a glass a day shall live to die another way.
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.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Even moderation ought not to be practiced to excess.
It speaks volumes for a person that when placed in quite different situations, they display the same spirit of moderation.
My God, Mr. Chairman, at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation!
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Out of moderation a pure happiness springs.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
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