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"The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care"
Sir Philip Sidney
"Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul."
Frances E. Willard
"Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passions"
St. Thomas Aquinas
"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."
Robert E. Lee
"Temperance is a bridle of gold."
"Health consists with temperance alone."
"Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance"
"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."
William Lyon Mackenzie King
"Temperance to be a virtue must be free, and not forced."
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