Moderation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old moderation quotes, moderation sayings, and moderation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Equally inured by moderation either state to bear, prosperous or adverse.     

John Milton

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.     

John Fisher

Moderates always seem to deal in hopes rather than in facts.     

Ken Follett

Everything is good in moderation. Even moderation.     

Iveta Cherneva

Be moderate in everything, including moderation.     

Horace Porter

There is moderation even in excess.     

Benjamin Disraeli

Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful.     

Samuel Johnson

Moderation, we find, is an extremely difficult thing to get in this country.     

Flann O'Brien

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.     

Henry Kissinger

Fortify yourself with moderation; for this is an impregnable fortress.     


Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.     

Joseph Hall

Everything in moderation, like calories.     

Jimmy Smits