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The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness. (Quote by - Anacharsis)

I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me. (Quote by - Lisa Marie Presley)

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly. (Quote by - Proverb)

Men lose their tempers in defending their taste (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The consumer still has life. It does temper the overall gain, but we're still going to see the consumer spending this quarter. (Quote by - Robert Brusca)

Of a nature so mild and benign and proportioned to the human constitution as to warm without heating, to cheer but not inebriate. (Quote by - Bishop George Berkeley)

He's my backbone. He's taught me a lot. For starters, he tempered me down. (Quote by - Kareena Kapoor)

It's all a question of when do you want to try and temper things. At this point, there's no immediate danger and I don't think the Fed's actions are meant to slow the economy. (Quote by - Bob DiClemente)

The temper you saw on the set was his personality. (Quote by - Michael Douglas)

She must temper her anger and frustration. We have work too hard to lose the public relations battle. (Quote by - Johnny Anderson)

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know. (Quote by - Charles Kingsley)

If you wish to keep the mind clear and the body healthy, abstain from all fermented liquors. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, When once it is within thee; but before Mayst rule it, as thou list: and pour the shame, Which it would pour on thee, upon the floor. It is most just to throw that on the ground, Which would throw me there, if I keep the round. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Look at the temper on her. What does Michael have to put up with? (Quote by - Chris Evans)

He who would keep himself to himself should imitate the dumb animals, and drink water. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton)

Temp'rate in every place--abroad, at home, Thence will applause, and hence will profit come; And health from either--he in time prepares For sickness, age, and their attendant cares. (Quote by - George Crabbe)

Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred. (Quote by - M. Kathleen Casey)

Impostor; do not charge most innocent Nature, As if she would her children should be riotous With her abundance; she, good cateress, Means her provision only to the good, That live according to her sober laws, And holy dictate of spare temperance. (Quote by - John Milton)

Through their passion for men, through their mutable temper, through their natural heartlessness, they become disloyal towards their husbands, however carefully they may be guarded in this ,world . (Quote by - Guru Nanak)

Temperance in everything is requisite for happiness. (Quote by - Benjamin Robert Haydon)

As the sword of the best tempered metal is most flexible, so the truly generous are most pliant and courteous in their behavior to their inferiors (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

The month of May was a counter-trend rally where investors used good news as a reason to temper their bearishness and cancel out short-selling contracts. (Quote by - Sam Stovall)

The 'O' in GOP sometimes stands for overreact, and given the chance to throw a temper tantrum, they will. (Quote by - Bill Whalen)

There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance. (Quote by - Arthur Helps)


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