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Controlling my temper is important, ... Sometimes it's hard, but I try. (Quote by - Cervantes)

Abstinence is the surety of temperance. (Quote by - Plato)

Philosophy, religious solitude And labour wait on temperance; in these is desire bounded; they instruct the mind's And body's action. (Quote by - Nabb)

Whoever tramples on the plea for justice temperately made in the name of peace only outrages peace and kills something fine in the heart of man which God put there when we got our manhood. (Quote by - William Allen White)

There is hardly any noble quantity or endowment of the mind but must own temperance, either for its parent or its nurse. (Quote by - Bishop Robert South)

A good cook is a certain slow poisoner, if you are not temperate (Quote by - Voltaire)

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. (Quote by - Tim Robbins)

Ah, if I were not king, I should lose my temper. (Quote by - Louis XIV)

Above all, let the poor hang up the amulet of temperance in their homes. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

Our intermediate-term 'strong buy' rating for Intel stands -- first-quarter PC inventory rebuild should temper seasonal weakness. (Quote by - Merrill Lynch)

Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Liberty (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The virtue of prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the heroical virtue. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

We are excited about the earnings growth achieved in the first half of the year, but temper our enthusiasm for the second half purely because we face strong comparisons resulting from last year's solid performance. (Quote by - David Glass)

Once a person is appointed, they are basically independent. If you're president, you want someone who would temper their criticism of you. (Quote by - Drew Matus)

Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

It's nice to keep busy. It's the most we've brought down here. We've seen other teams in this situation over the years, like Davison and (Temperance) Bedford, and it was our goal to get up to that level, and we're getting there. (Quote by - Don Rinehart)

She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

We will taste it in one or two years and continue to experiment with other vintages. We want to temper our enthusiasm with our experience. (Quote by - Paul Pontallier)

We ought to love temperance for itself, and in obedience to God who has commanded it and chastity; but what I am forced to by catarrhs, or owe to the stone, is neither chastity nor temperance. (Quote by - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne)

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine; but lost time is gone forever (Quote by - Samuel Smiles)

Tempers are short. But I'm surprised that this happened. I can't even understand how a brother could take that step. (Quote by - Chief David Wynn)

Beer, if drank with moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit, and promotes health. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Temperance gives nature her full play, and enables her to exert herself in all her force and vigor. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

I worked on my temper and worked with Jos from 1998 to 2002 on the mental side of the game. (Quote by - Retief Goosen)

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! (Quote by - Spencer Tracy)


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