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.