A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
I have been quite put out of temper this morning and someone ought to die for it.
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, an hundred.
Temper is a valuable possession,Never lose it with your obsession,The best way to win a fight,- Do not be mad – it’s not right.Temper is the strength of all,Distemper – weakness and fall,Tempered steel – strong and grit,Distempered iron – weak and brit.
The memory has as many moods as the temper, and shifts its scenery like a diorama.
He was kindhearted, in a way. You know the sort of kind heart: it made him uncomfortable more often than it made him do anything; and even when he did anything, it did not prevent him from grumbling, losing his temper and swearing (mostly to himself).
Righteous indignation: your own wrath as opposed to the shocking bad temper of others
Angels have very nasty tempers. Especially when they’re feeling righteous.
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
Why was it that her temper and her thinking never happened at the same time? Her temper behaved like a glutton sitting in an expensive restaurant ordering a hundred dishes, only to disappear when the bill came due. It left her lucid mind to do dishes.
He [Jesus] had a terrible temper, you know, undoubtedly inherited from His Father.
There are five dangerous faults which may affect a general:(1) Recklessness, which leads to destruction;(2) cowardice, which leads to capture;(3) a hasty temper, which can be provoked by insults;(4) a delicacy of honor which is sensitive to shame;(5) over-solicitude for his men, which exposes him to worry and trouble.
I know all about the repair of overcoming chronic temptations. It is not serious, provided self-offended petulance, annoyance at breaking records, impatience etc. don’t get the upper hand. No amount of falls will really undo us if we keep on picking ourselves up each time. We shall of course be very muddy and tattered children...
He’s clearly got a temper on him. When we met, the first thing he said to me was, ‘I’m an irascible guy’ – and he clearly can be – but he was great to work with. I never saw him show his temper because most of the time I was working with him he was...
I’ve struggled so hard to reign in my temper because it actually terrifies me.
4.10 ANGERAnger makes a dull man witty,But keeps him poor in eternity,A man shrinks when he is angry,And grows in tranquil serenity.- 4When anger flow in the body,You lose your temper – your folly,When distempered – a tragedy,You lose reason – a calamity.- 4
I have faults enough, but they are not, I hope, of understanding. My temper I dare not vouch for. It is, I believe, too little yielding— certainly too little for the convenience of the world. I cannot forget the follies and vices of other so soon as I ought, nor their offenses against myself. My...
I lost my temper today. Fuck it. Whoever finds it can keep it.