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

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

Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.

G.K. Chesterton

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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