A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Men lose their tempers in defending their taste.
Good temper is one of the great preservers of the features.
Good temper is an estate for life.
Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
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.
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.
…a lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper --a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.
WHEN YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT, YOU CAN AFFORD TO KEEP YOUR TEMPER; AND WHEN YOU ARE IN THE WRONG, YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO LOSE IT.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.