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Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
Argument
Auson

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In charity there is no excess.
Charity
Francis Bacon

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The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
Desire
Francis Bacon

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As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Truth
Josh Billings

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Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
Sorrow
William Blake

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The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Excess
William Blake

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There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.
Prudence
Charles Caleb Colton

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Mind like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
Mind
Charles Dickens

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Minds, like bodies, will fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
Mind
Charles Dickens

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Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
Vice
Charles Dickens

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Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principles.
Government
William J. Durant

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We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street an Broadway.
Freedom
William J. Durant

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I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Writers and Writing
George Eliot

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A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
Conceit
Alexander Hamilton

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Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
Past
Horace

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There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Crime and Criminals
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Wisdom hath her excesses, and no less need of moderation than folly.
Wisdom
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
Plato

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People who have little to do are excessive talkers.
Behavior
Proverb

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We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
Age and Aging
Proverb

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Know thyself. Nothing in excess. The Self is required to balance the Self.
Self-knowledge
Blum Ralph

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When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
Thoughts and Thinking
Salman Rushdie

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It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
John Selden

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Even moderation ought not to be practiced to excess.
Moderation
Source Unknown

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Nothing in excess.
Excess
Source Unknown

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