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Temperament Quotes

Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.

Author: Aristotle

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