Favorite Quotations ~  Moderation Daily Word For Women

"I never liked the middle ground - the most boring place in the world." ~ Louise Nevelson


Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful. ~ Samuel Johnson

No prince, no king, no president has ever lived a better life than I have! ~ Evel Knievel

Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little. ~ Edna Ferber

Don't overdo it, don't underdo it. Do it just on the line. ~ Andrew Wyeth

There is a mistaken idea, ancient but still with us, that an overdose of anything from fornication to hot chocolate will teach restraint by the very results of its abuse. ~ Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher

For me, temperance is essential to good work. ~ Edgar Rice Burroughs

The moderate are not usually the most sincere, for the same circumspection which makes them moderate makes them likewise retentive of what could give offense. ~ Walter Savage Landor

Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of virtues. ~ Joseph Hall

To go too far is as bad as to fall short. ~ Confucius

Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet. ~ Chinese Proverb

A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. 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

True happiness springs from moderation. ~ Johann von Goethe

If I had a pistol I would have shot him--either that or fallen at his feet. There is no middle way when one loves. ~ Laura Troubridge

Sackcloth and kelp soup are not required, but the Buddhist reminder of the need to live lightly on the earth is a helpful guide to the daily habits and needs of us all. ~ Tom Brokaw

Stretch the bow to the very full, and you will wish you had stopped in time. ~Lao Tzu