Quotes by sobriety

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  • Pythagoras
    Pythagoras
    Greek philosopher 580 BC - 504 BC
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    Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Sobriety, severity, and self-respect are the foundations of all true sociality.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes.
  • John Ciardi
    John Ciardi
    American teacher, poet, writer 1916-1986
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    There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.
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