Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Temper is a funny thing; it spoils children, ruins adults, and strengthens steel
Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by the tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself
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.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.
He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances
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.
My temper leads me to peace and harmony with all men; and it is peculiarly my wish to avoid any personal feuds or dissensions with those, who are embarked in the same great national interest with myself, as every difference of this kind in its conseq
Real rebels are rarely anything but second rate outside their rebellion; the drain of time and temper is ruinous to any other accomplishment.
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.
Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
Irritability is immaturity of character. If you are subject to being cross and unpleasant with others for no apparent reason, you need to come face-to-face with the fact that you are thinking too much of yourself. After all, your feelings are not the most important things in this world.
We have no more right to put our discordant states of mind into the lives of those around us and rob them of their sunshine and brightness then we have to enter their houses and steal their silverware
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it
Good temper is an estate for life
Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
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.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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?