"The melancholic children are as a rule tall and slender"
"those with more protruding shoulders are the phlegmatic children"
"the sanguine are the most normal"
"those with a short stout build so that the head almost sinks down into the body are choleric"
|"The physical body as such expresses itself only in itself"|
introspective, sentimental, apathetic
|"The etheric body expresses itself in the glandular system"|
sluggish, lazy, cowardly
|"The astral body expresses itself physically in the nervous system"|
amorous, happy, generous, carefree, optimistic
|"The ego expresses itself in the circulation of the blood"|
red haired, wiry, thin
violent, vengeful, volatile, ambitious
"In Waldorf Education, the four temperaments are seen as a tool to help us understand the child as a “whole” human being. The idea of the four temperaments was not new in Steiner’s time; it came about during the Greek times and again during the Middle Ages (some of you may remember hearing about the four humors or the four fluids)." source