Moderation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old moderation quotes, moderation sayings, and moderation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver. Charles de Montesquieu
Moderation is the key of lasting enjoyment. Hosea Ballou
Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit. Benjamin Disraeli
Practice moderation in all things except love. Gary Zukav
Moderation consists in being moved as angels are moved. Joseph Joubert
Moderation: a median with no means, praised by those with no misfortunes, practiced by those with no merits. Bauvard
Moderation is a wiser policy than zealotry. Christopher Paolini
In moderating, not in satisfying desires, lies peace. Reginald Heber
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. Oscar Wilde
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance. Charles Caleb Colton
One can with but moderate possessions do what one ought. Aristotle
Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm. Jean Paul
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of it. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Moderation in all things. Terence
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime. Jack Kerouac
Everything in moderation, and there's a perfect balance in this life if we can find it. Ryan Robbins
Out of moderation a pure happiness springs. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Everything in moderation, and there's a perfect balance in this life if we can find it. Ryan Robbins
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Moderation is the secret of survival. Manly Hall
Only actions give life its strength, as only moderation gives it its charm. Jean Paul Richter
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet. Benjamin Disraeli
Moderation is a beautiful thing when extremes, although they exist, are the exception and not the rule. Kelly Borsheim
Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains. Democritus
The boundary of man is moderation. When once we pass that pale our guardian angel quits his charge of us. Owen Feltham
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
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. Thomas Paine
Moderation is actually the flip side of dieting, that is, imposed deprivation. Victoria Moran