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English naturalist 1627-1705+1
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.
British writer 1819-18750
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
English poet 1792-18220
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
American writer 1901-19860
I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
Scottish writer 1812-19040
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
American legeraanvoerder 1807-18700
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.
French writer and philosopher 1712-17780
Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man.
Temperance is a bridle of gold.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC0
Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.
St. Thomas Aquinas
Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-12740
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-19040
The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.