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Temperament

Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) 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.

Saint Augustine (354-430) Theologian.

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.

The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

A person's fate is their own temper.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.

Who has skill in the art of music is of good temperament and fitted for all things.

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.

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