44 Total Quotes

Temper Quotes

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 Sheridan Permalink

These guys grew up hitting it hard and wanting to hit it hard. You can always learn to temper it. It's hard to go the other way, learning to hit it straight first.
Brian Craig Permalink

C.S. Lewis
It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good temper down to ourselves
C.S. Lewis Permalink

I think there's a lot of similarities, but John manages his temper a lot better.
Adam Pine Permalink

Geno Auriemma
You have to temper everything, you have to say that some of the passes that we threw, if they were thrown against teams that have great athletic ability, they might have been stolen. But you look at it and you say, ?How many turnovers should you have if you play Albany?? Well, seven is a good number.
Geno Auriemma Permalink

I knew he had a short temper, but I never thought he would take something that far. He could have come to me for help. He didn't even tell me anything.
George Cline Permalink

"I lose my temper, but it's all over in a minute," said the student. "So is the hydrogen bomb," I replied. "But think of the damage it produces!
Spencer Tracy Permalink

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.
Tim Robbins Permalink

William Cowper
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 Permalink

Baltasar Gracian
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Baltasar Gracian Permalink

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

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David Clarke Permalink

Nonvoting is a fruitless temper tantrum.
Bruce Wright Permalink

The (initial number) is stronger than expected. The six-month outlook has come back to temper that.
Lisa Finstrom Permalink

Higher mortgage rates that we have witnessed over the last six months are starting to temper demand for the housing sector.
Stan Shipley Permalink

Jackie Robinson
It kills me to lose. If I'm a troublemaker, and I don't think that my temper makes me one, then it's because I can't stand losing. That's the way I am about winning, all I ever wanted to do was finish first.
Jackie Robinson Permalink

I worked on my temper and worked with Jos from 1998 to 2002 on the mental side of the game.
Retief Goosen Permalink

Jack Nicklaus
Ask yourself how many shots you would have saved if you never lost your temper, never got down on yourself, always developed a strategy before you hit, and always played within your own capabilities.
Jack Nicklaus Permalink

James M. Barrie,
Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
James M. Barrie, Permalink

I have a little bit of a temper, but it's ... a useless temper, ... It doesn't accomplish anything, generally. It's just a lot of ranting and raving and nothing, so David (Chase) probably saw that and put it into the character.
James Gandolfini Permalink

He threw a temper tantrum with a spray can.
John Aragon Permalink

It's unfortunate. Jose clearly got fouled, and the guy threw an elbow. I wish Jose could have kept his temper, but he retaliated.
Paul Retherford Permalink

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 getting to hit somebody else in the story.
Paul Giamatti Permalink

Joseph Joubert
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
Joseph Joubert Permalink

Ah, if I were not king, I should lose my temper.
Louis XIV Permalink

You've got a shocking temper.
Miranda Otto Permalink

Charles Dickens
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 Permalink

I'm sure Ambassador Han deeply regrets that he lost his temper, because the things he said are inexcusable,
Christopher Hill Permalink

Elbert Hubbard
Righteous indignation: your own wrath as opposed to the shocking bad temper of others
Elbert Hubbard Permalink

George Eliot
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 Permalink