Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Father has a strengthening character like the sun and mother has a soothing temper like the moon.
I am an enemy to revolutions. I abhor, both from temper and from the clearest judgment I am able to form, all violent convulsions in the affairs of men.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
If a man does not control his temper, it is a sad admission that he is not in control of his thoughts.
We are not won by arguments that we can analyse but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself.
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze, but by tone and temper; by the manner, which is the man himself.
An awful lot has been written about my temper.
Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.
I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman.
My temper is of a recluse and contemplative cast; had it been otherwise, I should, perhaps, on some former occasions, have entered into the active concerns of the world and not have been connected with it merely as a writer of books.
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy - but he who has shown the better temper.
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
We schoolmasters must temper discretion with deceit.
Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.
I admit I have a Hungarian temper. Why not? I am from Hungary. We are descendants of Genghis Khan and Attila the Hun.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.