Quotes: temperance

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  • John Ray
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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
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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
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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.

  • Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man.

  • Burton
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    Temperance is a bridle of gold.

  • Buddha
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    Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.

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