There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world.
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.
God gives to every man virtue, temper, and understanding.
Good temper is an estate for life
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.
One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
It`s very important not to lose your temper in a courtroom, or in anything else you`re doing.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice.
But certain winds will make men's temper bad.
It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good temper down to ourselves.
They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper.
A person's fate is their own temper.
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
Cultivate a sweet temper and the sweet speech which is its natural consequence.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.