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1. "To see her is a picture-To hear her is a tune-To know her an IntemperanceAs innocent as June-To know her not-Affliction-To own her for a FriendA warmth as near as if the the SunWere shining in your Hand."
Author: Emily Dickinson
2. "I replied that England (the dear place of my nativity) was computed to produce three times the quantity of food, more than its inhabitants are able to consume, ... But, in order to feed the luxury and intemperance of the males, and the vanity of the females, we sent away the greatest part of our necessary things to other countries, from whence in return we brought the materials of diseases, folly, and vice, to spend among ourselves. Hence it follows of necessity that vast numbers of our people are compelled to seek their livelihood by begging, robbing, stealing, cheating, pimping, forswearing, flattering, suborning, forging, gaming, lying, fawning, hectoring, voting, scribbling, freethinking,"
Author: Jonathan Swift
3. "The ears of our generation have been made so delicate by the senseless multitude of flatterers that, as soon as we perceive that anything of ours is not approved of, we cry out that we are being bitterly assailed; and when we can repel the truth by no other pretence, we escape by attributing bitterness, impatience, intemperance, to our adversaries."
Author: Martin Luther
4. "Are not they temperate from a kind of intemperance?"
Author: Plato
5. "A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient; nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in a fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient; and looking upon them only as sick and extravagant."
Author: Seneca
6. "I would not wish to imply that most industrial accidents are due to intemperance. But, certainly, temperance has never failed to reduce their number."
Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King
7. "If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom."
Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King

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Yes. He is quite a good fellow - nobody's enemy but his own."
Author: Charles Dickens

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