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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
All extremes are vicious and come from man.
All compensation is just and comes from God.  La Bruyère.
Avoid extremes and shun the fault of such
Who still are pleased too little or too much.  Pope.
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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