Moderation is a sensible thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage, the
Arnold H. Glasow
The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
I have been called a lot of things due to my commitment to action - a workaholic,
greedy, never satisfied, driven, and even maniac... I have never had someone who is more
successful than I am considering my excessive action to be a bad thing - because successful
people know firsthand what it takes to achieve this kind of success.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess.
Anything in excess is unhealthy.
When we become minimalists, we strip away all the excess - the brands, the status
the collections, the clutter - to uncover our true selves. We take the time to contemplate
who we are, what we find important, and what makes us truly happy.
When we have provided against cold, hunger and thirst, all the rest is but vanity and
Excess in clothes leads to debt, in spending to slavery, in eating to harm, in sleep to
What embitters the world is not excess of criticism, but absence of self-criticism.
G. K. Chesterton
Everything you have said today seems to me excessively immoral. It has been most
interesting, listening to you.
Excess mars perfection.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
It was all about excess: about crossing over forbidden lines, about doing things you
you'd never do and associating with people who were even wilder than yourself, so you'd feel
that much more normal about your own life.
In charity there is no excess.
Sir Francis Bacon
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess
Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
Excess is unhealthy.
In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in
ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed.
Edgar Allan Poe