The Bible has a lot to say about the importance of controlling one’s temper. It calls a person who easily loses his temper a “fool” (Proverbs 29:11; Ecclesiastes 7:9) and describes someone who cannot control himself as a “city whose walls are broken down” (Proverbs 25:28). read more
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.