Quotes and Sayings on Anger
He who angers you conquers you.
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care. And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
We boil at different degrees.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
The degree of one's emotion varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts: the less you know the hotter you get.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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 a Kempis
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Anger always comes from frustrated expectations.
A man can't eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
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