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I've got a temper that every so often can come up and surprise me ... (Quote by - Barry Otto)

There were some tempers that flared and got out of whack for about two days and then festered some over the winter, which did concern me. It's been taken care of now. (Quote by - Terry Ryan)

The smaller the drink, the clearer the head, and the cooler the blood. (Quote by - William Penn)

Fools! not to know how far an humble lot Exceeds abundance by injustice got; How health and temperance bless the rustic swain, While luxury destroys her pamper'd train. (Quote by - Hesiod)

A person's fate is their own temper. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Drinking water neither makes a man sick, nor in debt, nor his wife a widow. (Quote by - John Neal)

With riotous banquets, sicknesses came in, When death 'gan muster all his dismal band Of pale diseases. (Quote by - Thomas May)

We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by the tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

It's all tempered by the fact we weren't as successful a team as we should have been, ... We ended up 5-11 and it was a disappointing season. (Quote by - Brian Griese)

Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul. (Quote by - Frances E. Willard)

Temperance to be a virtue must be free, and not forced. (Quote by - Cyrus Augustus Bartol)

Except thou desire to hasten thine end, take this for a general rule, that thou never add any artificial heat to thy body by wine or spice. (Quote by - Sir Walter Raleigh (1))

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 (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

This sort of thing has happened in the past. Do you have trouble controlling your temper? (Quote by - David Letterman)

Most football players are temperamental. That's 90 percent temper and 10 percent mental. (Quote by - Doug Plank)

Tempers need to cool, (Quote by - Jacques Chirac)

Joy, temperance, and repose slam the door on the doctor's nose. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

It's an unfortunate consequence of American history. Gambling is exactly like demon rum was 75 years ago when the temperance movement was agitating. Once you demonize something, it becomes difficult to look at it in any rational way. (Quote by - Eugene Christiansen)

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. (Quote by - Julia Roberts)

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. (Quote by - William Cowper)

O, let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven! Keep me in temper. I would not be mad. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles (Quote by - Patrick Henry)

As a girl my temper often got out of bounds. But one day when I became angry at a friend over some trivial matter, my mother said to me, "Elizabeth, anyone who angers you conquers you." (Quote by - Elizabeth Kenny)

It is my hope that Judge Roberts would play a role similar to Justice O'Connor's on the court and bring with him a voice defined by temperance and open-mindedness, (Quote by - Dianne Feinstein)

I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top. (Quote by - John Keats)


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