"It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to."
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"Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out."
"It's best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken."
"To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation."
"There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation."
"The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil."
"My God, Mr. Chairman, at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation!"
"Out of moderation a pure happiness springs."
"He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little."
"There is such a thing as moderation, even in telling the truth."
"Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative."
"Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit."
"Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character."
"Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes."
"Keep a mid course between two extremes."
"You will go most safely in the middle."
"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice."
"To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity."
"Make the mistakes of yesterday your lessons for today."
"You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes."
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