Quotations on Temperance

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Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
- Stephen Fry
(Keywords: Experience, Creation, Garden, Insult, Taste, Temperance, Wickedness)

Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: Men, Women, Ability, Effect, Effort, Nothing, Temperance, Will)

As to the advantages of temperance in the training of the armed forces and of its benefits to the members of the forces themselves, there can be no doubt in the world.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: Benefits, Doubt, Temperance, Training, World)

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
- Charles Kingsley
(Keywords: Work, Strength, Being, Cheerfulness, Content, Diligence, Self, Temperance, Will)

A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
- C. S. Lewis
(Keywords: Wife, Christian, Eating, Humility, Listening, Lying, Man, Pride, Reading, Sleep, State, Temperance, Thankfulness)









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