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Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
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.
If a man does not control his temper, it is a sad admission that he is not in control of his thoughts.
Ezra Taft Benson
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word 'satiety.'
Ah, if I were not king, I should lose my temper.
My favorite literary heroine is Jo March. It is hard to overstate what she meant to a small, plain girl called Jo, who had a hot temper and a burning ambition to be a writer.
J. K. Rowling
An awful lot has been written about my temper.
Well, unfortunately, I have always regretted the fact that I have a temper, but I also have, you know, have great love and respect for all of the people that have worked for me. I think like everything else, this is one of those things that has been blown out of proportion.
We schoolmasters must temper discretion with deceit.
I don't lose my temper very often now, and if I do, it's well deserved.
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.
The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Everyone has a temper. A temper is an emotion.
I had a really bad temper, when I was growing up. Sport helped me channel that temper into more positive acts.
I have a pretty bad temper. But you have to really push me to see it. But everybody has their things.
I have a temper on me that could hold back tides.
Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.
That's one of the great advantages of age. You can say, I don't want to, I don't care, you can throw temper tantrums, and nobody minds.
James Lee Burke
I lose my temper at home. I try to control my temper at work. Sometimes, if you are under a lot of pressure, you let off some steam, but I also try not to do that because it's unfair to my wife.
I worry that by losing my temper so much and being so harsh and yelling so much that, by example, I will have taught my daughters to be that way, and I'm now constantly telling them not to do that.
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.
I can be very passionate but I also have a bit of a hot temper - when pushed.
You know, for years I used to read about myself. They'd say, 'He has a temper' or 'He's a bully' or something like that, and it always bothered me.
When I lose my temper it's because I decide to. If I do something it's because I want to do it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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