Temper Quotes

Control your temper. Remember, you can measure the size of a person by what makes him or her angry.

Dale Carnegie

A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper -- a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.

Charles Dickens

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.

Aaron Feddersen

A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.

Charles Spurgeon

A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.

Edmund Burke

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.

Bruce Lee

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Charles Dickens

Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.

Chuck Norris

We are not won by arguments that we can analyse, but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself.

Samuel Butler

A sense of righteousness is even more dangerous than a violent temper.

Mason Cooley

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.

Joseph Addison

I closed my eyes, put blinders on, and ignored what was too painful to think about. I tried to view my troubles less seriously, and worry less. I tried to curb my temper. Things said in embarrassment and anger are seldom the truth, but are said to hurt and wound the other person. Once said, they can never be taken back.

Lucille Dsire Ball

Temper is a†weapon†that we hold by the blade

James Matthew Barrie

The difficult part of good temper consists in forbearance, and accommodation to the ill-humors of others.

William Empson

It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.

Edmund Burke
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