Here we have the best Excess Quotes from famous authors such as Plato, Charles Kennedy, Chloe Madeley, Camille Paglia, Mo Rocca. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
Use, do not abuse… neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
I think an excess of anything is bad, be it mobile phones, social media, private tuitions or watching television.
People are rightfully upset about Wall Street abuses and excess.
Personally I don’t like it when writers become excessively proscriptive about the way that people read their books.
We will downsize the government, motivate excess employees to become entrepreneurs, and increase the pay of a lean and mean bureaucracy.
The first thing you need to know, in order to establish some perspective and avoid panic, is that the violent government excesses we’re seeing today are far from unprecedented.
Seeing Taylor Swift live in 2013 is seeing a maestro at the top of her or anyone‘s game. No other pop auteur can touch her right now for emotional excess or musical reach – her punk is so punk, her disco is so disco. The red sequins on her guitar match the ones on her microphone, her shoes and 80 percent of the crowd.
Piercing minds go mute around poetry. It is imagined to be overly technical, like advanced arithmetic; otherworldly, priestess-like; suffocatingly personal; excessively decorative; exhaustingly bourgeois or tiringly avant-garde.
As a political metaphor, a revolution could, in that sense, mean only a return to better times, or to the true constitution: a ridding of excess or usurpers.
The nature of markets, and that includes player acquisition markets, is such that sooner or later any set of successful formulae that provide an excess return above investment are discounted.
I am a Republican because of my military background, my pro-life beliefs, my support for the Second Amendment, and my belief that government should not grow excessively.
But we had – I think if you look at law enforcement 10 years ago, if you look at the challenges, the FBI was focused excessively on what was happening in the United States.
I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.
The war to rein in Wall Street excess is never over.
Most chief executives rise to that position by being good operating managers. Few have extensive experience or training with capital allocation. What CEO wants to return excess cash to shareholders when it could be used to expand his or her empire?
While pimples are not as simple as too much milk or sugar in your diet, both have a significant impact. Nutritional deficiencies as well as excesses can worsen acne.
The worst excesses of the Congress of the 1980s pale in comparison with what is going on in Washington today.
No country can be complacent in making sure that excessive debt of the household doesn’t create excesses and weaknesses in the financial system. Everything is interconnected.
Excess is success.
There is moderation even in excess.
You can only realize change if you live simply. Once people want enormous excess, you can hardly do social change.
My early windfall was a result of the excesses of the S&L era.
I think I don’t regret a single ‘excess’ of my responsive youth – I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn’t embrace.
From time to time, an excessively strong dollar may have negative short-term implications on the economy.
An artist has to go to every extreme, to stretch his sensibility through excess and suffering in order to feel and to communicate more.
I eat meat, poultry and fish in proper proportion – nothing to excess.
In the tissues generally, and in such a cavity as the abdomen, the pressure is everywhere and practically always very nearly atmospheric, and must be so, because the integuments give way very easily to any excess of pressure, whether positive or negative.
Among other objectives, liquidity guidelines must take into account the risks that inadequate liquidity planning by major financial firms pose for the broader financial system, and they must ensure that these firms do not become excessively reliant on liquidity support from the central bank.
I think we have to understand that sugar is an essential component of food; it’s just that sugar in excess is an inappropriate and unhelpful diet.
You go through a process of refinement and getting rid of the excesses of your early youth in terms of your excitement about what theatre can do.
Television’s escapist programming naturally continues to endorse living beyond one’s means as the time-tested American Way and rarely depicts families or individuals wracked by the pressures and miseries that come with excess.
Muhammad Ali was unquestionably one of the greatest boxers of the 20th century and a sincere advocate for his religious beliefs. In his life, he defeated the best professional boxers of his era, some of them more than once, which meant he was easily forgiven the excesses of his ringside braggadocio.
I’m a conservative because I believe we’re here on this earth to do a little more than crawl through life, comfortable in the cradle of government excess and oblivious to the duties required to keep this republic standing.
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
Government attempts to ban fracking should be aborted. The government should lift the burdensome regulations that have made the construction of nuclear power plants excessively expensive, thereby freeing up even more natural gas for direct use or for methanol manufacture.
I’ve had a very, very interesting view of the planet over the last 30 years, touring as excessively as I have. And music is the most evocative, transformative, connective force in humanity, man.
I don’t necessarily believe in moderation, but I do believe in the dangers of excess, and that’s with some good things too.
I’ve always had these morals I’ve sort of put on myself: that excess is bad. I used to be into Buddhism and stuff. I was vegetarian. I was all about shutting things out.
Sure, I did a lot of things in excess. But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued, what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn’t?
My religion is my most precious possession. Except for it, I could easily have become excessively occupied with industry. Sharing responsibility for church work has been a vital counterbalance in my life.
After 9/11, many of the most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as a check to power – the journalistic responsibility to challenge the excesses of government – for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism.
My conscience is really active. So I feel bad about spending excess amount of money on things.
Nothing exceeds like excess.
Job growth well in excess of population increase would be a very good thing if it were only that easy.
The voices of moral authority in the theatre demanded only punctuality and physical performance. In the light of continuing pressure and stress, the occasional lip service paid to moderation was meaningless. Starvation and poisoning were not excesses, but measures taken to stay within the norm.
The Sino-American competition involves two significant realities that distinguish it from the Cold War: neither party is excessively ideological in its orientation; and both parties recognize that they really need mutual accommodation.
I’m not intensely private – I talk a great deal about my life and my work – I just don’t play the game to excess.
I just love glamour so any time period that had a lot of excess and glamour, I draw inspiration from. All the stuff from the 60s and 70s, very specific times in the 80s.
While football embarrassingly exposes the excesses of capitalism, the Olympic sports have been used to propagate the neoliberal mantra that success is simply a matter of hard work.
On Cape Cod, great white shark stocks have been growing, or at least becoming more concentrated, because of the multiplying numbers of seals around Monomoy Island. We are fortunate to have such abundance of these sharks in our own waters. Around the globe, we are killing in excess of 100 million sharks each year.
Indians are sometimes accused of being condescending toward Westerners and of being excessively preachy in their attitude toward other nations. That accusation is sometimes correct.
Watching cold fusion is like watching water boil in slow motion. First, sufficient deuterium has to penetrate the palladium electrode. This can take a few weeks. Then, if excess heat is generated during the next month or two, accurate temperature readings require extreme precautions to exclude environmental effects.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
There is indeed the possibility that the evolutionary process has, in gray antiquity, bred into us an excess of aggression.
The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing. It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
Real short- and long-term rates were relatively high in the late-1990s, so financial excess can also arise without a low-rate environment.
There are fads in life and old people indulge things to excess sometimes.
Excess dietary salt is most notorious for increasing blood pressure. Americans have a 90 percent lifetime probability of developing high blood pressure – so even if your blood pressure is normal now, if you continue to eat the typical American diet, you will be at risk.
The IP system is an artificial construct that excessively rewards owners of intellectual property, granting them monopolies over inventions and ideas that, in many cases, are the product of generations of thinkers and/or publicly funded research.
One would think that in writing about literary men and matters there would be no difficulty in finding a title for one’s essay, or that any embarrassment which might arise would be from excess of material. I find this, however, far from being the case.
You’re in a mess, and in excess.
I can’t think of a time in the history of man when food was in excess. We’re dealing with the same old problems we’ve dealt with for 60,000 years.
People endure what they endure and they deal with it. It may corrupt them. It may lead them into all sorts of compensatory excesses.