temper in a quote

"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."

"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."

"I think I'm basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I've learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have."

"The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be opposition, between its various branches, and between political parties, for these are the only ways to temper the individual's greed for power and the electorates' desires for peace by submission to coercion or blandishment."

"The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune."

"I think I'm basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I've learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have."

"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that."

"This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God."

"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue but moderation in principle is always a vice."

"A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth."

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