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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

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.
Plato

I never smoke to excess - that is, I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time.
Mark Twain

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.
Barry Goldwater

My motto is: Live every day to the fullest - in moderation.
Lindsay Lohan
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Moderation Translations

moderation in Dutch is matigheid
moderation in Latin is temperantia

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