A man of bad character punishes his own soul.— Al-Ghazali
Relaxing Bad Temper quotations
I don't have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry;
we put our good temper down to ourselves.
There is no difference between knowledge and temperance;
for he who knows what is good and embraces it, who knows what is bad and avoids it, is learned and temperate.
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
Is it not true that your gloominess and bad temper are due to your lack of determination in breaking the subtle snares laid by your own disordered desires? The daily examination of conscience is an indispensible help if we are to follow our Lord with sincerity of heart and integrity of life.
It's a treat being a runner, out in the world by yourself with not a soul to make you bad-tempered or tell you what to do.
Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don't want it.
What seems conceit, bad manners, or cynicism is a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone.
When you see anyone complaining of such and such a person's ill-nature and bad temper, know that the complainant is bad-tempered, forasmuch as he speaks ill of that bad-tempered person, because he alone is good-tempered who is quietly forbearing towards the bad-tempered and ill-natured.
It is a bad temper of mind that takes delight in opposition.
None seemed to think the injury arose from the use of a bad thing but from the abuse of a very good thing
There are so many highly esteemed ones who became miserable and humiliated just because of their bad temper and morals; and humble people who have attained eminence and the highest honors because of good temper and morals.
I keep my good health by having a very bad temper, kept under good control.
Love of peace is common among weak, short-sighted, timid, and lazy persons;
and on the other hand courage is found among many men of evil temper and bad character. Neither quality shall by itself avail. Justice among the nations of mankind, and the uplifting of humanity, can be brought about only by those strong and daring men who with wisdom love peace, but who love righteousness more than peace.
Vampires bore a grudge longer than any technically living creatures, and whenever they were in a bad temper, they expressed themselves through murder.
Look, I asked you here for a reason. Much as I hate to admit it, vampire, we have something in common. " "Totally awesome hair?" Simon suggested, but his heart wasn't really in it either. Something about the look on Jace's face was making him increasingly uneasy. Simon was caught off guard. "Clary?" "Clary, " Jace said again. "You know: short, redheaded, bad temper.
Clary," Jace said again. "You know: short, redheaded, bad temper.
I have one of the great temperaments.
I have a winning temperament. Hillary Clinton has a bad temperament. She's weak. We need a strong temperament.
Hillary Clinton has a bad temperament. She's weak.
But certain winds will make men's temper bad.
Righteous indignation: your own wrath as opposed to the shocking bad temper of others
So in regard to mental qualities, their transmission is manifest in our dogs, horses and other domestic animals. Besides special tastes and habits, general intelligence, courage, bad and good tempers. etc., are certainly transmitted.
I continually remind myself to live by a code. It's very important to me. I've got a bad temper.
Bad temper is its own safety valve. He who can bark does not bite.
You can only have a war with another country.
You can't have a war with bad temper or a war against paranoids.
If a man is crossing the river and an empty boat collides with his skiff, even though he is a bad tempered man he will not become very angry. But if he sees a man in the other boat he will scream and shout and curse at the man to steer clear. If you can empty your own boat crossing the river of the world, no one will oppose you, no one will seek to harm you. Thus is the perfect man - his boat is empty.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
In real life during the last decade of the twentieth century, Rumpelstiltskin would probably get the queen's daughter. He would no doubt addict her to heroin, turn her out as a prostitute, confiscate her earnings, beat her for pleasure, hack her to pieces, and escape justice by claiming that society's intolerance for bad-tempered, evil-minded trolls had driven him temporarily insane.
Bad times make good people, as mountainous pressures make diamonds or as fire tempers steel.
In junior high in Germany I fought kids all the time.
I had such a bad temper, I almost got thrown out of school. A few lickings from my dad got me out of that scene. He wore me out with a paddle.
There's a great deal of difference between temperament and temper.
Temperament is something you welcome creatively, for it is based on sensitivity, empathy, awareness ... but a bad temper takes too much out of you and doesn't really accomplish anything.
I am annoyed to find myself continually described by people whom I have never set eyes on as bad-tempered.
For me it is really important to have a story with blood in the veins, there are bad tempers and good tempers.
Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.
Trends come like a series of ocean waves, bringing the high tide when things are good and, as conditions recede, the low tide appears. These trends come unexpectedly, unpredictably, and they have to be weathered with temperance, poise, and patience- good or bad.
Drug use makes you snappy, and you get very bad-tempered and have terrible hangovers.
We overcome the accuser of our brothers and sisters, we overcome our consciences, we overcome our bad tempers, we overcome our defeats, we overcome our lusts, we overcome our fears, we overcome our pettiness on the basis of the blood of the Lamb.
I had a really bad temper, when I was growing up.
Sport helped me channel that temper into more positive acts.
Alas, for the effects of bad tea and bad temper!
I am against Prohibition because it has set the cause of temperence back twenty years; because it has substituted an ineffective campaign of force for an effective campaign of education; because it has replaced comparatively uninjurious light wines and beers with the worst kind of hard liquor and bad liquor; because it has increased drinking not only among men but has extended drinking to women and even children.
As it was, things went from bad to worse, as they often will when amateurs are involved in an activity that they perform in bad temper – or in a hurry.
But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself.
I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me.
My father is best known for his light comedies, and Im best known for crazy bad guys with short tempers.
I have a pretty bad temper. But you have to really push me to see it. But everybody has their things.