Definitions: (1) able to manage one’s own temperament; self-control; (2) able to curtail one’s own appetites <especially restraint in order to keep within (social or moral) bounds>; (3) exercising authority over one’s self or others; in command Compatible Quality: self-forgetful Poetry:Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice;Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment.— William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Hamlet {1603} Quote: Rare … Read more