"I love the excess of Christmas. The shopping season that begins in September, the bad pop star recordings of Christmas carols, the decorations that don't know when to come down."
"A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health."
"Clearly, America's dysfunctional food culture must bear some of the blame for our excess pounds, but it's likely our walking-averse lifestyles contribute as well."
"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom."
"Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance."
"Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle."
"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
"Everything in excess is opposed to nature."
"Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions."
"I was the first in my peer group to get pregnant. All I craved was reassurance. I needed someone to tell me that all the seemingly random symptoms I had - weird things, such as excess saliva - were normal. And I was worried because I wasn't getting any morning sickness."