To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon, To be able to understand that someone you disagree with is not just a terrible creature but somebody with whom you disagree.

Peter Gay

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.

Tryon Edwards

Audrey read a newspaper article about dog therapy and became very interested, especially as Teddy is very lovable, has a sweet temperament and is comfortable with children.

Paula Almallah

Our horses have a very special temperament and seem to never tire of their job.

Mary Riley

No man can have a 'yellow streak' and last. He must pay much attention to his nerves or temperament. He must hide every flaw.

Christy Mathewson

A year old and older, then we can test the dog and know exactly what we're getting - the temperament of the dog, athletic ability, size, everything. When you try to raise a puppy, we don't really know what we have until he's about a year old.

Lloyd Williams

If the dog has the temperament, and the owner has the drive, then those are the starting blocks.

Ben Alexander

It was not that easy to get one team. We are single fighters. We have so much temperament.

Anni Friesinger

If I wasn't an actor, I think I'd have gone mad. You have to have extra voltage, some extra temperament to reach certain heights. Art is a little bit larger than life- it's an exhalation of life and I think I you probably need a little touch of madness.

Laurence Olivier, Sir

How you like to style your fencing is really up to your temperament. Some people are aggressive and tend to move around a lot; some people are very passive and let their opponents make the first move. No two people fence entirely alike. It's one of the things that makes it so interesting.

Dion Shively

Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament and not of income.

Logan Pearsall Smith

He had big input into me coming on the show. I was wary of coming back into that hour [drama] world, and to join a show that's already on - you never know the temperament of the set. You better love working there, because I can't tell you how depressing it can get if you don't.

Lauren Holly

He has a ways to go (to equal SLM Big Daddy), but they're a lot alike, ... Don has said the older he gets, the more he reminds him of 'Big Daddy' - temperament, they're all business. This one's a little more lovable.

Steve Mitchell

He stepped up a grade straight away and that's due to his temperament, the way he works at his game - he's very keen to learn.

Graham Gooch

Mr. McVeigh's temperament is very even. He is calm. He is himself. He is prepared to go forward with this execution tomorrow. Quite frankly he is ready to die.

Robert Nigh

They bring their conscience and judgment to the candidate's professional competence, temperament and integrity.

Roscoe Trimmier

He's a very effective worker, ... but he's chosen to stay out of management because he just doesn't have the temperament.

Bob Rosner

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

Henry Van Dyke

He's a handsome colt with a great temperament. We had him about seven months and he really handled himself well with all the preparation leading up to the sale.

Bryan Rice

The thing about Tip is her temperament is perfect for golf. She gets upset but doesn't let it bother her. She can forget a good hole or a bad hole. She does the best at staying level.

Andy Hallett

He could stay that hot. He has the absolute perfect temperament to play this game. He has the perfect temperament to win any golf tournament anywhere in the world. He is going to be a tough guy to catch if he continues to play the way he is playing.

Aaron Oberholser

(Morris) has developed a temperament on the basketball court. Give Marshall credit, they played him physical, but he has developed such a focus. He can do it all.

Willis Wilson

Not only is he well-prepared for the job, but with his professional demeanor, and very diplomatic temperament, he will surely prove to be an asset to the council and to the citizens of Howard County.

Tony Mcguffin

Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.

Robertson Davies

Rooney's a big player, one of the best players in the world. But he also has a big temperament and sometimes he should think before he speaks and acts, especially to officials.

Pawel Janas

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.

Robert Bly

Her trial skills and judicial temperament made me feel like she's the best person for the job.

Rep. Richard Chalk

There's been a real shift in temperament.

Jack Mintz

Many shelters conduct behavior-based evaluations on animals they take in, but there are few better descriptions of a dog's temperament than an honest assessment from its owner through a questionnaire. Shelters are not in the business of giving up on the animals they receive, and they need the best information the owner can provide to keep both the animals and potential adopters safe.

James Serpell

Failure had to change him. When you ask what my role is: From an attorney position, it's having the right systems in place. From a friend perspective, he needed the right temperament.

Aaron Cohen

I think the size of them, their movement - they have a natural high-stepping gait-and their temperament.

Lloyd Ferguson Wednesday

Gwen has a very complicated, artistic temperament. It's intense, but she's OK with it. She's learned to let it fuel her artistic life.

Rose Rosetree

Daniel is just solid. He?s not real big but he hits it well. He?s got the temperament of a very good golfer.

Kyle Walker

Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older; they merely know more.

Hector Hugh Munro

Temperament, conviviality, moderation and the ability to get along with your colleagues are as important as ideology, ... was able to achieve unanimity on the most important decisions of his era simply by encouraging his fellow justices to live in the same boarding house, and discussing cases over glasses of Madeira.

Jeffrey Rosen

You ask about their temperament, demeanor — you don't get into the issues.

Alan K. Simpson

For many years, the Taft name in Ohio has been greatly respected. The Tafts were men of sober and conservative temperament. They were somewhat seen as stodgy, but they were men of principle and integrity.

John Green

In principle, we could be testing people, but it is premature to do that at the moment. There were no differences in temperament and background between the two groups. And even people who have emotional triggers experience emotions a lot more than they have heart attacks.

Andrew Steptoe

He played like I expected him to. He's got a lot of self-belief, he's very mature for his age, he's got a good temperament which will stand him in good stead for his career.

Graham Gooch

He was a real people person and related really well to children. He also related really well to children and adults in a criminal setting. He had a wonderful temperament and great common sense. He will be missed.

James Devine

The smart employee understands the boss's temperament and style. You want to move to being a partner from being just another worker. You want to become part of a high-performance team, and you want your boss to depend on you to deliver consistently high effort and offer good ideas.

Jane Boucher

If you are a novelist of a certain type of temperament, then what you really want to do is re-invent the world. God wasn't too bad a novelist, except he was a Realist.

John Barth

President Reagan picked a consensus conservative nominee when he chose Justice O'Connor. Senator Reid has been urging President Bush to fill the vacancy with someone with a temperament and philosophy similar to Justice O'Connor. We're going to deal with the nominee on his or her merits.

Jim Manley

I think the two princes probably are quite different in temperament. But they're close to each other. They're very close to their father.

Charles Anson

I do not think that the effect of good environment, of fine buildings, of pleasant homes, upon the character, temperament, will, disposition, and energy of the people sufficiently dawns upon the average citizen.

Thomas Adams

Throughout his career he has shown a great deal of integrity and a reasoned judicial temperament that would serve our country well.

Thomas Donohue

There are other non-English, Asian, Mexican... many, many directors I'd love to work with of different nationalities because a different national temperament and a different rhythm and a different way of looking at things is enlightening to work with.

Ben Kingsley

They have to have the right temperament. We can't train them to be a people person.

Dan Ballister

Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts.

Georges Rouault

(Judy) had this thing that models have -- this incredible temperament. She got in front of the camera, and she just beamed. She's one of the most beautiful girls I've ever seen.

Susan Kane

Lost dogs, especially like this one with a skittish temperament, are likely not going to come up to people.

Kat Albrecht

Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old!

May Sarton

Depending on how they turn out, you could see a dramatic shift in the experience, temperament and philosophy on the Supreme Court. The candidates in these races offer some very clear choices.

Chris Heagarty

He's got a pretty even temperament. He doesn't get too upset if things aren't going his way. Even if makes birdies, doesn't get to excited.

Eddie Hopper

He is a person of proven legal brilliance and judicial temperament, and he is respected by scholars on the left as well as on the right.

Eugene Volokh

The sense is that he is very highly qualified and has an excellent judicial temperament, which means he is seen as a calm and thoughtful person, which is what you want in a judge.

Eugene Volokh

Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon.

Emile Durkheim