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Best Quotes About Temper

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A list of the best temper quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous temper quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic temper quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about temper?" and "What are inspirational temper quotes?"

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    Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.

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    A fretful temper will divide the closest knot that may be tied, by ceaseless sharp corrosion; a temper passionate and fierce may suddenly your joys disperse at one immense explosion.

    William Cowper More
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    It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.

    George Eliot More
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    When you're in the right, you can afford to keep your temper. When in the wrong, you can't afford to lose it.

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    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.

    Charles Dickens More
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    Men lose their tempers in defending their taste.

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    Good temper is an estate for life.

    William Hazlitt More
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    Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.

    William Hazlitt More
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    A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.

    Washington Irving More
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    The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.

    François de La Rochefoucauld More
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    Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.

    William Penn More
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    I have never known anyone worth a damn who wasn't irascible.

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    Most people give off as much heat as a 100 watt bulb, but not as much light.

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    Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

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    new! Take care; you know I am compliance itself, when I am not thwarted! No one more easily led, when I have my own way; but don't put me in a frenzy.

    Richard Brinsley Sheridan More
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