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Definition of Moderation

Moderation

  1. The act of moderating, or of imposing due restraint.
  2. The state or quality of being mmoderate.
  3. Calmness of mind; equanimity; as, to bear adversity with moderation.
  4. The first public examinations for degrees at the University of Oxford; -- usually contracted to mods.

Moderation Quotations

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.
Moliere

Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
Mark Twain

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.
Mark Twain

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
Aristotle
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Moderation Translations

moderation in Dutch is matigheid
moderation in Latin is temperantia

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