Quotes by temperate

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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the best chance for such consequences.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
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    A drunkard is one thing, and a temperate man is quite another.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
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    A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the people always going somewhere, from Oregon apple valley to boreal New England, that we do not know whether to be temperate orchards or sterile climate.
  • 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.
  • Benjamin Rush
    Benjamin Rush
    American politician 1745-1813
    Benjamin Rush
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    Temperate, sincere, and intelligent inquiry and discussion are only to be dreaded by the advocates of error. The truth need not fear them...
    Source: Provisions of the Last Will and Testament of Dr. James Rush[1]
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
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