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A lot of life is dealing with your curse, dealing with the cards you were given that aren't so nice. Does it make you into a monster, or can you temper it in some way, or accept it and go in some other direction?
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I don't usually lose my temper, but if I get angry, it's true - I'm scary.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
A secondhand wardrobe hand clothes doesn't make one an artist. Neither do a hair-trigger temper, melancholic nature, propensity for tears, hating your parents, or HIV. I hate to say it - none of these make one an artist. They can help, but just as being gay doesn't make one witty... the only thing that makes one an artist is making art.
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.
Lisa Marie Presley
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
It's not hard to get your way when it's your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they're not around. I don't really like the sound of that, 'cause that sounds like a temper tantrum. I'm just very black and white when it comes to my business. There's really no gray area.
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.
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.
Stupid people do make me lose my temper and most people are stupid, fortunately for me. It's made it easier for me to make a living.
My father wasn't perfect. He had a temper. I took some of that. He would snap, but the older he got, he started calming down. He learned about life, but the thing that he taught my whole family was that family was the most important thing and, no matter what, if a family member needs you, you go and help them out; you get there.
I was very aware of office politics because I was so baffled by them. So much so goes unsaid. No one says 'you're a cheeky so-and-so,' no one says 'you're so moody,' nobody ever confronts anyone else about anything. But I'm very crass, and I'm very confrontational, and I have a temper. I had to be hyper-vigilant in every office I worked in.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
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.
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.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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