Health consists with temperance alone.
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.
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.
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
I am a temperance Republican down to my toes.
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.
And last but not least, Harriet Peabody, who is local temperance (and) is going to stop any alcohol. Apparently there really was a woman like this in the 20s, who was famous for carrying an axe around.
It's an unfortunate consequence of American history. Gambling is exactly like demon rum was 75 years ago when the temperance movement was agitating. Once you demonize something, it becomes difficult to look at it in any rational way.
My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine; but lost time is gone forever.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passions.
For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
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.
I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance.
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.
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.
Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness.
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.
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.
Few would venture to deny the advantages of temperance in increasing the efficiency of a nation at war.