• The perfect time to keep your shirt on is when you’re hot under the collar.
  • Temper is what gets most of us into trouble. Pride is what keeps us there.
  • A little of the oil of courtesy will save a lot of friction.
  • An angry man is not fit to pray. Yiddish

 From the Bible: 

  • Eph 4:26  "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry..
  • Pro_29:22  An angry person stirs up conflict, and a hot-tempered person commits many sins.
  • Pro_30:33  For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife."
  • Prov17:1  Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.
  • Pro 17:14  Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
  • Prov 14:29  Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.
  • Pro 15:1  A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.