Temper Quotes

One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde

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

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.

Khalil Gibran

Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment.

William Warburton

Temper is a funny thing; it spoils children, ruins adults, and strengthens steel

Julia Moss Seton

The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.

Horace

He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances

David Hume

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.

David Hume

Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.

M. Kathleen Casey

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety."

Francis Quarles

You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.

Robert Frost

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.

Jacqueline Schiff

Some must be great. Great offices will have Great talents. And God gives to every man The virtue, temper, understanding, taste, That lifts him into life, and lets him fall Just in the niche he was ordain'd to fill.

William Cowper

Hypocrisy is no cheap vice; nor can our natural temper be masked for many years together.

Edmund Burke

My temper leads me to peace and harmony with all men; and it is peculiarly my wish to avoid any personal feuds or dissensions with those, who are embarked in the same great national interest with myself, as every difference of this kind in its conseq

George Washington

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