Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
Author: Sir James M. Barrie (1860-1937)
Profession: British Playwright
If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are.
Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry.
The continuance and frequent fits of anger produce in the soul a propensity to be angry; which oftentimes ends in choler, bitterness, and moronity, when the mid becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and is wounded by the least occurrence.
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman. [Proverbs 21:19]
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them. [Proverbs 12:6]
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. [Proverbs 19:11]
Scornful men bring a city into a snare, but wise men turn away wrath. [Proverbs 29:8]
Let not the sun go down upon your wrath. [Ephesians 4:26]
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. [Ecclesiastes 7:9]
Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger. [Ephesians 4:26]
Anger rest in the bosom of fools.
A soft answer truth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. [Proverbs 15:1]
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. [James 1:19-20]