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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Extremes
 
All extremes are vicious and come from man.
All compensation is just and comes from God.  La Bruyère.
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Avoid extremes and shun the fault of such
Who still are pleased too little or too much.  Pope.
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Clasp not the corpse from fear of the ghost. (Don’t rush to extremes.)  Malay.  3
Extremes meet.  French.  4
It is best to be cautious and to avoid extremes.  Plutarch.  5
Run not from one extreme to another.  6
 
 
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