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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


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


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


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


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, 1894


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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