moderation in all things

moderation in all things

The key to success, health, etc., is not doing, having, or consuming too much of a certain thing. Red wine, dark chocolate, and coffee are often said to be beneficial to health—but always in small quantities. Moderation in all things.
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Moderation in all things.

Prov. Do not do anything too much or too little. Felicia always ate sparingly. "Moderation in all things," she told herself. Jane: I think you watch too much TV. Jill: So you think I shouldn't watch any? Jane: No, just watch a reasonable amount. Moderation in all things.
See also: all, thing
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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.
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'.