short-tempered Quotes

1. "She was either temperamental, meaning short-tempered and unhappy, or she was melancholy, meaning listless and unhappy."
- Amy Tan, The Valley of Amazement

2. "I'm pretty short-tempered, you butthead. But I guess I gotta wait a little while before I can blow up at yah."
- Kaori Yuki, Angel Sanctuary

4. "As a parent? My fear is that when we die, we'll have to watch all those moments in our lives when we were short-tempered with our children, all the times they needed our love and and we didn't give it, all those times we were distracted, or in a bad mood, all the times we were angry or impatient."
- Will Ferguson, School Bus Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

5. "A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them. —Proverbs 15:18"
- Gary Chapman, Love is a Verb Devotional: 365 Daily Inspirations to Bring Love Alive

6. "He’s been very distracted the last few days. Has he now? And short-tempered. Brenna found her appetite coming back. I’m delighted to hear it. I hope he suffers, the donkey’s ass. Brenna went through the rest of her workday whistling, her mood bright and her hands nimble. She supposed it wasn’t very charitable of her to take pleasure in the idea of another’s unhappiness, but she was human, after all."
- Nora Roberts, Tears of the Moon

7. "Tigers, except when wounded or when man-eaters, are on the whole very good-tempered...Occassionally a tiger will object to too close an approach to its cubs or to a kill that it is guarding. The objection invariably takes the form of growling, and if this does not prove effective itis followed by short rushes accompanied by terrifying roars. If these warnings are disregarded, the blame for any injury inflicted rests entirely with the intruder"- Jim Corbett"
- Quote by Jim Corbett

8. "We survive on too little sleep, wolf down fast foods on the run, fuel up with coffee and cool down with alcohol and sleeping pills. Faced with relentless demands at work, we become short-tempered and easily distracted. We return home from long days at work feeling exhausted and often experience our families not as a source of joy and renewal, but as one more demand in an already overburdened life."
- Jim Loehr, The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy

9. "Agesilao had his rivals even in Italy, chief among them Eugenio Pini from Livorno, who could be just as short-tempered. When he fought Rue The Invincible, the French master who, hit twice in succession, failed to acknowledge being hit as etiquette dictated, Pini pulled the button from his foil and with his next attack ripped open Rue’s jacket. He then tore off his mask and shouted, I suppose that one didn’t arrive either?"
- Richard Cohen, By the Sword: A History of Gladiators

10. "The woman is bad-tempered because she’s terrified."
- Gregory Maguire, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

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