Top 20 Temperance Quotes

In this post, you will find great Temperance Quotes from famous people, such as Richard Mentor Johnson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Frances E. Willard, C. S. Lewis, Margaret Cavendish. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

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Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence – by Christian meekness – by lives of temperance and holiness.
Richard Mentor Johnson
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor‘s nose.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
Frances E. Willard
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.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
I am a temperance Republican down to my toes.
Youth is the spirit of adventure and awakening. It is a time of physical emerging when the body attains the vigor and good health that may ignore the caution of temperance. Youth is a period of timelessness when the horizons of age seem too distant to be noticed.
The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.
There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
Arthur Helps
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
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.
Philip Sidney
I would not wish to imply that most industrial accidents are due to intemperance. But, certainly, temperance has never failed to reduce their number.
I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance.
John Burns
When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women’s Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing.
Maureen Forrester
Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election.
I started with the bookBoardwalk Empire‘ and then immersed myself in the history of Atlantic City, World War I, the temperance movement, Prohibition, pop culture. I even read the news and magazines of the period just to soak in it. That was before I even started thinking of the story.