A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
I have a pretty bad temper. But you have to really push me to see it. But everybody has their things.
Controlling my temper is important, ... Sometimes it's hard, but I try.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
Nonvoting is a fruitless temper tantrum.
Where I once constantly lost my temper, I found myself arriving at a crisis and experiencing peace.
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.
I lost my temper on stage.
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
It kills me to lose. If I'm a troublemaker, and I don't think that my temper makes me one, then it's because I can't stand losing. That's the way I am about winning, all I ever wanted to do was finish first.
I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman.
I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.
We are on the precipice of a crisis, a Constitutional crisis. The checks and balances, which have been at the core of this Republic, are about to be evaporated by the nuclear option. The checks and balances that say if you get 51% of the vote, you don't get your way 100% of the time. It is amazing, it's almost a temper tantrum.
But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me.
Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.
We schoolmasters must temper discretion with deceit.
O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!
Photography suits the temper of this age - of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.