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Anger Quotes


“A long walk by myself is my cure for anger. It gives me the chance to reflect on my thoughts and realize where I screwed up.”Jennifer J. Passmore

“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Mark Twain

“Anger and negativity are like cancer. They eat away at you and drain you of your life force.” Jennifer J. Passmore

“Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.” Alfred A. Montapert

“Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.” James Fallows

“An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.” Cato

“Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.” Mohandas Gandhi

“Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.” George Eliot

“I’m not much on fighting anymore. Anger is exhausting and drains me of my spiritual energy.” Jennifer J. Passmore

“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.” Albert Einstein

“Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him.” Louis L’Amour

“Anger is a short madness.” Horace

“Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.” Robert Green Ingersoll

“Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.” Francis Bacon

“Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” Aristotle

“Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.” Thomas Kempis

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” Maya Angelou

“Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.” Richard M. Nixon

“Expressing anger is a form of public littering.” Willard Gaylin

“Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.” Ovid

“Get mad, then get over it.” Colin Powell

“Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.” Arthur Schopenhauer

“He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.” John Ruskin

“He who angers you conquers you.” Elizabeth Kenny

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” Buddha

“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.” Marcus Aurelius

“How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.” Frank Herbert

“I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.” Frank Moore Colby

“If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?”  Sydney J. Harris

“It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.” Wayne Dyer

“Keep cool; anger is not an argument.” Daniel Webster

“Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” James Thurber

“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”  Mohandas Gandhi

“Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.“ Baltasar Gracian

“Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.” Baltasar Gracian

“Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.” Phyllis Diller

“Fighting just to create the opportunity for make up sex seems like a good idea, but after awhile it loses its effect. The stress brought on by fighting just isn’t worth it to me.” Jennifer J. Passmore

“No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.”  George Jean Nathan

“One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.” William Butler Yeats

“Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.” Austin O’Malley

“Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn’t eaten in a while.” Charles Barkley

“Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” Laurence J. Peter

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” Ambrose Bierce

“The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough.” Bede Jarrett

“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.” Plato

“There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.” Thomas Fuller

“Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” James Russell Lowell

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” Benjamin Franklin

“When anger rises, think of the consequences.” Confucius

“When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” Thomas Jefferson

“When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.” Mark Twain

“There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.”  Alexandre Dumas

“Anger is one letter short of danger. “ Author Unknown

“Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.”  Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.”   Will Rogers

“Never write a letter while you are angry.”   Chinese Proverb

“In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.”   Mark Twain

“Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.”   Malachy McCourt

“If you kick a stone in anger, you’ll hurt your own foot.”  Korean Proverb

“Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.”   Chinese Proverb

“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”   Albert Einstein

“No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.” George Jean Nathan

“Anger is short-lived madness.” Horace

“If you’re angry at a loved one, hug that person.  And mean it.  You may not want to hug – which is all the more reason to do so.  It’s hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that’s precisely what happens when we hug each other.”  Walter Anderson

“Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.”   Lyman Abbott

“Sometimes when I’m angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.”   Author Unknown

“Spite is never lonely; envy always tags along.”  Mignon McLaughlin

“At the core of all anger is a need that is not being fulfilled.” Marshall B. Rosenberg

“Temper tantrums, however fun they may be to throw, rarely solve whatever problem is causing them.”   Lemony Snicket

“I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to.” Author Unknown

“Anger is a bad counselor.”   French Proverb

“Resentment is an extremely bitter diet, and eventually poisonous.  I have no desire to make my own toxins.”   Neil Kinnock

“The worst-tempered people I’ve ever met were people who knew they were wrong.” Wilson Mizner

“To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.”   William H. Walton

“The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.”   Jacqueline Schiff

“When a man sends you an impudent letter, sit right down and give it back to him with interest ten times compounded, and then throw both letters in the wastebasket.”   Elbert Hubbard

“Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.”  Marcus Antonius

“A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.” Francis Bacon

“A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.” Christopher Morley

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