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Moderation is a sensible thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde

Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage, the shorter
the trip.
Arnold H. Glasow

The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

I have been called a lot of things due to my commitment to action - a workaholic, obsessive, 
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.
Grant Cardone

Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess.
Charles Dickens

Anything in excess is unhealthy.
Jewish proverb

When we become minimalists, we strip away all the excess - the brands, the status symbols,
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.
Francine Jay

When we have provided against cold, hunger and thirst, all the rest is but vanity and excess.

Excess in clothes leads to debt, in spending to slavery, in eating to harm, in sleep to stupidity.
Burmese proverb

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.
Oscar Wilde

Excess mars perfection.
Greek proverb

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Josh Billings

It was all about excess: about crossing over forbidden lines, about doing things you thought
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.
Jordan Belfort

In charity there is no excess.
Sir Francis Bacon

Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of
Charles Dickens

Everything in excess is opposed to nature.

Excess is unhealthy.
Jewish proverb

In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in the
ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed.
Edgar Allan Poe