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    Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.

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To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon, To be able to understand that someone you disagree read more

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

by Peter Gay Found in: Temperament Quotes,
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Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influence of family the tyranny read more

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.

by John Burroughs Found in: Temperament Quotes,
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Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow read more

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

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