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Quotations about Anger


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


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


Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


He who angers you conquers you. ~Elizabeth Kenny


For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ~Author Unknown


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


Get mad, then get over it. ~Colin Powell


The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough. ~Bede Jarrett


Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. ~Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints, 1966


Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. ~Eckhart Tolle


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. ~Baptist Beacon


Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. ~Mark Twain, a Biography


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


Take no revenge that you have not pondered beneath a starry sky, or on a canyon overlook, or to the lapping of waves and the mewing of a distant gull. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot. ~Korean Proverb


Anger as soon as fed is dead—
'Tis starving makes it fat—
~Emily Dickinson, from "Cupid's Sermon," 1881


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


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


Before you give someone a piece of your mind, make sure you can get by with what is left. ~Author Unknown


 
 
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, The Confidence Course, 1997


When I get mad, I stop being mad and be awesome instead. ~Author Unknown


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


Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. ~Robert G. Ingersoll


Get angry, get furious but never crumble to resentment. ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com


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, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960


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


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


Anger and folly walk cheek by jole. ~Benjamin Franklin


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


If you are patient in a moment of anger, you will escape one hundred days of sorrow. ~Chinese Proverb


You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. ~Buddha


If you get upset when the toast burns, what are you going to do when your house burns down? ~Author Unknown


I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to. ~Author Unknown


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


Malice drinks one-half of its own poison. ~Seneca


Can anger survive without his hypocrisy? ~Terri Guillemets


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'Armour


Never strike your wife — even with a flower. ~Hindu Proverb


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


Changing from 'kind regards' to just 'regards', to indicate that you're rapidly reaching the end of your tether. ~Rob Temple, @SoVeryBritish (Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time, 2013)


When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. ~Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar


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


Two things a man should never be angry at: What he can help, and what he cannot help. ~Thomas Fuller


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


Next time you're mad, try dancing out your anger. ~Terri Guillemets


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



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