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The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
Avoid extremes: be moderate In saving and in spending; An equable and easy gait Will win an easy ending.
Robert W. Service
You know, I live a monastic lifestyle. No, I do. I do live in extremes, basically. I go back and forth. Once every six months, I'll have a day where I eat more chocolate than has ever been consumed by a human being.
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
There's no doubt that I do have extremes of mood that are greater than just about anybody else I know.
Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I've had to deal with all different types of situations - positive and negative and extremes of both.
Balance is good, because one extreme or the other leads to misery, and I've spent a lot of my life at one of those extremes.
It is my view that we cannot conduct foreign policy at the extremes.
Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.
The extremes of jungles, mountains, and deserts are inherently dangerous places.
I like going crazy. And not just for art - I like extremes in general.
It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
When you get to the extremes there is, sometimes, just the need where you have to stand up.
I haven't got anything against films that are about the minutia of relationships or customs, but I love extremes.
One of Dickens' biggest influences was the growth of London as a Victorian city, and the extremes being created as it expanded.
We're self obsessed and mad and stupid - not that other people can't be the same way - but the extremes are kind of honest in some mad way. Anyway, I like them.
My acting range has always been something between the two extremes of 'raises left eyebrow' and 'raises right eyebrow.'
Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate.
It's not the extremes and the treats that are the problem. It's the everyday.
Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
The political system loves the extremes, it doesn't so much show a lot love for the moderates.
It's about getting the kids up and fed, getting one to school, getting the other down for a nap, going to the grocery store, picking one up from school, getting the other one down for another nap, cooking dinner... I live my life at these two extremes. I'm either a full-time stay-at-home mom or a full-time actress.
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
It's great extremes which leads to great drama and great comedy.
I have such an extreme attitude about work, where I can just completely be derelict of my responsibilities and then when I am not derelict, I am completely indulged in it. I swing pretty wildly from the two extremes.
The extremes of who I'd love to be onstage are David Bowie, Prince, and, I don't know, Bjork.
I would say that financial markets are very inefficient, and capable of extremes of being completely dysfunctional.
Give me Caviar Kaspia and give me a hamburger. I love the two extremes.
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