Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
Profession: Greek Philosopher
Temperance is love surrendering itself wholly to Him who is its object; courage is love bearing all things gladly for the sake of Him who is its object; justice is love serving only Him who is its object, and therefore rightly ruling; prudence is love making wise distinction between what hinders and what helps itself.
Author: St. Augustine (354-430)
Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian
Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month I can be myself.
Author: Roseanne Barr
Profession: American Comedienne
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer
Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influence of family the tyranny of culture; and finally the power of climate and environment; and we are free, only to the extent we rise above these.
Author: John Burroughs (1837-1921)
Profession: American Naturalist, Author
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
Profession: British Author
A person's fate is their own temper.
Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister
Who has skill in the art of music is of good temperament and fitted for all things.
Author: Martin Luther (1483-1546)
Profession: German Leader of the Protestant Reformation