Quotes: temperance

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  • John Ray
    John Ray
    English naturalist 1627-1705
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    There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
  • Charles Kingsley
    Charles Kingsley
    British writer 1819-1875
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    Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
  • Vance Havner
    Vance Havner
    American writer 1901-1986
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    I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
  • Robert E. Lee
    Robert E. Lee
    American legeraanvoerder 1807-1870
    Robert E. Lee
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    My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man.
  • Burton
    Burton
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    Temperance is a bridle of gold.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
    St. Thomas Aquinas
    Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
    St. Thomas Aquinas
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    Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
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