Tuesday, August 14, 2012

#735 The Pearl chain of all virtues

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

Moderation is the last refuge for the unimaginative.  ~ Oscar Wilde

Moderation in all things, especially moderation.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health. ~ Julia Child

Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet. - Benjamin Disraeli

A reasonable man needs only to practice moderation to find happiness. - Johann von Goethe

All the world is a birthday cake; so take a piece but not too much. ~ George Harrison

- To what extent do you uphold moderation as a guiding principle?
- What several aspects of your lifestyle illustrate this value?
- How can moderation help to achieve happiness?