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Letter "E" » excess
«Following the Rumanian tradition, garlic is used in excess to keep the vampires away.»
«Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.»
«Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not»
«Everything in excess is opposed to nature.»
«Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.»
«Crime is a product of social excess»
«Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.»
Author: William Somerset Maugham
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«An excess of courtesy is discourtesy»
«As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.»
«Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming»