He qualifies that although 'moderation in all things
' seems to be a reasonable advice, this should apply only to what is good for us.
Elmore says that the ancient Greeks had a famous phrase: 'Pan Metron Ariston,' which translates to 'Moderation in All Things
.' Literally it means having the ability to temper our appetites; to discipline our urge to binge on anything.
Instead of denying children certain foods I say that it is moderation in all things
. Barbara Dunn, Moseley.
While moderation in all things
is a very noble thought, it is not necessarily a Christian one.
THERE is an old saying that moderation in all things
is to be commended as a rule in every person's life.
In ancient times, philosophers advised moderation in all things
. In our time, economists and policymakers have wished for moderation in the volatility of employment and output growth.
Why not start with moderation in all things
? Blessed are they who eat butter in moderation.
She said the secret of her long and happy life was a sense of humour and moderation in all things
As he stood before this congregation in finely tailored vestments, this spiritual master suggested practical ways to live, among them: share the good things; pitch in for the hard work; keep the spirit before you and be led by it; seek out and keep before you icons that reflect the true welfare of the community; mentor the young; learn how to handle disappointment; set up situations of dialogue; meditate; find ways to build bridges; be open to ideas emanating from others; be dedicated and disciplined to a system that has a goal; find ways to live together wholly and wholesomely; reach out by doing community work; remember and exercise moderation in all things
But I would add one thing - 'moderation in all things