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The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
My diabetes is such a central part of my life... it did teach me discipline... it also taught me about moderation... I've trained myself to be super-vigilant... because I feel better when I am in control.
The voices of moral authority in the theatre demanded only punctuality and physical performance. In the light of continuing pressure and stress, the occasional lip service paid to moderation was meaningless. Starvation and poisoning were not excesses, but measures taken to stay within the norm.
My motto is: Live every day to the fullest - in moderation.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
I never smoke to excess - that is, I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time.
Prudence is not hesitation, procrastination, or moderation. It is not driving in the middle of the road. It is not the way of ambivalence, indecision, or safety.
In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep.
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
I'm reading a lot of different books, but I always think I have to switch it up a little bit. It's like food - everything in moderation, same with my books, same with my reading. You read books that are good for you and you learn a lot of stuff, then you read 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' which is like candy.
I realized, 'Yo, I can't do anything in moderation. I don't know how.'
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
When it comes to cooking and eating, I always try to preach that life is about moderation. Even if I'm having beef for dinner, it's probably going to be a 3-4 ounce portion with heaps and heaps of vegetables.
So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.
Kenneth H. Cooper
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
Frances E. Willard
Ben & Jerry's is an indulgent dessert that should be eaten in moderation. You should not be replacing more than one meal a day with ice cream. We do not consider a pint or a tub of ice cream to be a single serving.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
I do follow a version of the Dukan diet, but I don't follow it to the extreme so a lot of fish and vegetables. If I want chocolate I'll let myself have a bit of chocolate in moderation.
The darker the chocolate is, the more antioxidants it contains. So when eaten in moderation - just a few bites from a well-made dark chocolate bar, for instance - there's no need to feel bad about indulging once in a while.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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