Moderation Proverbs

Sayings about Moderation

Everything in moderation, including moderation. ~ Buddhist Wisdom

No gain satisfies a greedy mind. ~ Latin Proverbs

Don’t be too sweet, or else you will be eaten up; but don’t be too bitter, or else you will be spitted out. ~ Jewish Proverbs

Have a good time if you want — but don’t overdo it. ~ Russian Proverbs

Happiness is a place between too little and too much. ~ Finnish proverbs

Even nectar is poison if taken to excess. ~ Hindu Proverb

Moderation in all things. ~ Italian Proverbs

Moderate profits fill the purse. ~ Italian Proverb

Enough is as good as a feast. ~ English Proverbs

Make the amount of sauce you use correspond to the amount of rice you have. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

Quotations about Moderation

Balance is a dynamic, never dull process. ~ Kristina Turner

He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. ~ Horace

The most pleasant and useful persons are those who leave some of the problems of the universe for God to worry about. ~ Don Marquis

Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Going beyond the limits of moderation is an outrage to humanity. ~ Blaise Pascal

Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. ~ Epicurus

Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl-chain of all virtues. ~ Thomas Fuller

Everything in moderation — including moderation. ~ Harvey Steiman

He who drinks a glass a day shall live to die another way. ~ Stanlicus

Even moderation ought not to be practiced to excess. ~ Author Unknown

Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity. ~ Blaise Pascal

The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

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

Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes. ~ Klemens Von Metternich

I soon found out you can’t change the world. The best you can do is to learn to live with it. ~ Henry Miller

The point of good writing is knowing when to stop. ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery

Avarice is as destitute of what it has as poverty is of what it has not. ~ Publilius Syrus

Moderation is the last refuge for the unimaginative. ~ Oscar Wilde

No matter what happens… somebody will find a way to take it too seriously. ~ Dave Barry

Since everything is in our heads, we better not lose them. ~ Coco Chanel

The use we make of our fortune determines as to its sufficiency. A little is enough if used wisely, and too much is not enough if expended foolishly.~ John Christian Bovee

You will go most safely in the middle. ~ Ovid

Doing wrong to others is often less dangerous than doing them too much good. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor. ~ Hesiod

Let not turn fun to mischief. ~ Author Unknown

From a worldly point of view there is no mistake so great as that of being always right. ~ Samuel Butler

We go all wrong by too strenuous a resolution to go right. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul. ~ Frances E. Willard

Keep a mid course between two extremes. ~ Ovid

The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, Queen Mab

That moderation which nature prescribes, which limits our desires by resources restricted to our needs, has abandoned the field; it has now come to this — that to want only what is enough is a sign both of boorishness and of utter destitution. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

A little of what you fancy does you good. ~ Marie Lloyd

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much. ~ George Harrison

There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation. ~ John Ciardi

Bliss is a constant state of mind, undisturbed by gain or loss. ~ Author Unknown

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. ~ Confucius, Analects

He who makes a paradise of his bread makes a hell of his hunger. ~ Antonio Porchia

They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing. ~ William Shakespeare

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

There is such a thing as moderation, even in telling the truth. ~ Vera Johnson

We find our energies are actually cramped when we are overanxious to succeed. ~ Michel de Montaigne

It is better to rise from life as from a banquet – neither thirsty nor drunken. ~ Aristotle

Only action gives life strength, only moderation gives it charm. ~ Jean Paul Richter

Out of moderation a pure happiness springs. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative. ~ Henry Kissinger

Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the stomach. ~ Anne Bradstreet

It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure. ~ Lee Segall

Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

It speaks volumes for a person that when placed in quite different situations, they display the same spirit of moderation. ~ Author Unknown

Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Moderation is the key to lasting enjoyment. ~ Hosea Ballou

Moderation Proverbs

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