Matthew Gindin on Moderation

I also began to feel the mood that comes from settling into any difficult discipline, a mixture of increased self-confidence, self-respect and a decrease in the kind of anxiety that results from not feeling able to rely on oneself.

~ Matthew Gindin / Tricycle

Tacitus on Moderation

“Reason and riper years tempered his warmth; and from the study of wisdom, he retained what is most difficult to compass,—moderation.”

~ Tacitus

Buddha on Self-Mastery

“To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.”

~ Buddha

Seneca on Moderation

“Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”

~ Seneca

Epictetus on Moderation

“If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.”

~ Epictetus