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.