Temper Quotes

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

Chuck Norris

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.

Robert Frost

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

Dale Carnegie

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.

James Matthew Barrie

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

Bruce Lee

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 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.

Thomas Paine

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

Charles Spurgeon

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Robert Frost

A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.

Adam Deadmarsh

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.

Adrienne Herron

But certain winds will make men's temper bad.

George Eliot

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.

C. S. Lewis

The worst-tempered people I've ever met were the people who knew they were wrong.

Wilson Mizener

They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A person's fate is their own temper.

Benjamin Disraeli

Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.

Harriet Martineau

Cultivate a sweet temper and the sweet speech which is its natural consequence.

Sathya Baba

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

Edmund Burke

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.

William Penn

Abstinence is easier than temperance

Seneca

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

William Empson

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.

Blaise Pascal

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

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