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Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Honore de Balzac
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
W. Somerset Maugham
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.
Sensual excess drives out pity in man.
Marquis de Sade
I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.
The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.
The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential.
You can only realize change if you live simply. Once people want enormous excess, you can hardly do social change.
Sin may result from activities that begin innocently or that are perfectly legitimate in moderation, but in excess they can cause us to veer from the straight and narrow path to our destruction.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I'm a conservative because I believe we're here on this earth to do a little more than crawl through life, comfortable in the cradle of government excess and oblivious to the duties required to keep this republic standing.
The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential. Because of Paula, I don't cling to anything anymore. Now I like to give much more than to receive.
We are biological creatures. We are born, we live, we die. There is no transcendent purpose to existence. At best we are creatures of reason, and by using reason we can cure ourselves of emotional excess. Purged of both hope and fear, we find courage in the face of helplessness, insignificance and uncertainty.
Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense.
I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself.
Anything you can do in excess for the wrong reasons is exciting to me.
I'm too vain, one of my biggest sins, but it saved me; I can see what excess does.
Excess exercise tends to be counterbalanced by excess hunger, exemplified by the phrase 'working up an appetite.' A few people with extraordinary willpower can resist such hunger day after day, but for the vast majority, weight loss through exercise is a flawed option.
We have too many politicians who are poll-driven to excess. Polls are important. You've got to know what the public is thinking, but you can't let them drive you completely.
It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
I use the Clarisonic electronic skin cleansing system. It's great for removing excess oil and make-up and leaves my face feeling really smooth and clean. Then I apply Avon Anew Rejuvenate Day Revitalising Cream and Creme de la Mer Eye Concentrate. I think eye cream is so important - it keeps me looking young and prevents wrinkles.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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