Temper Quotes

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

Charles Dickens

So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Wilson Mizner

A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.

George Grenville

God gives to every man virtue, temper, and understanding.

Agha Zahid

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

Samuel Butler

Good temper is an estate for life

William Hazlitt

It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.

George Eliot

Men lose their tempers in defending their taste.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde

One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.

William Butler Yeats

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

It`s very important not to lose your temper in a courtroom, or in anything else you`re doing.

Warren Christopher

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

Joseph Addison

If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself.

Joseph Farrell

It comes of being by yourself when you are growing up, because you`re reading and you`re forming an opinion, and there`s no-one to argue with you, so you become dogmatic. There`s no-one to temper your opinion, so you think you`re right.

Peaches Geldof

Nonvoting is a fruitless temper tantrum.

Bruce Wright

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.

Tryon Edwards

Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influence of family the tyranny of culture; and finally the power of climate and environment; and we are free, only to the extent we rise above these.

John Burroughs

Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.

Oscar Wilde

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.

Al Eckert

When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.

Margery Allingham

He is always soft spoken. He is never indignant and does not loose his temper. His mind is free from fear. He speaks softly and treats everybody with respect.

Sam Veda

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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