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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

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

Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Thomas Paine

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

If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
Epictetus
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Moderation Translations

moderation in Dutch is matigheid
moderation in Latin is temperantia
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