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Anger Quotes and Sayings

Published by Remez Sasson

Quotes about Anger

A collection of inspirational and insightful quotes about anger and on being angry, the effects of anger, and how to avoid it.

Each quote holds wisdom and insight that can help overcome anger.

Anger and resentment hurts one's health, relationships and opportunities to progress in life. Avoiding anger should be the goal of everyone who wishes to live a happy and harmonious life.


Quotes About Anger and on Being Angry

He who angers you conquers you.
Elizabeth Kenny

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Cherie Carter-Scott

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.
Joan Lunden

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.
Buddha

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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.
Buddha

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.
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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.
Marcus Antonius.

The seeds of anger and resentment cannot germinate and grow in a peaceful and calm mind.
Remez Sasson

If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
Epictetus

A quarrelsome man has no good neighbors.
Ben Franklin

Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
Mario Puzo

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

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

The degree of one's emotion varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts: the less you know the hotter you get.
Bertrand Russell

When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Confucius

Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.
Mitch Albom

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?
Khalil Gibran

Anger is one letter short of danger.
Eleanor Roosevelt

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
William Arthur Ward

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

When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
Epictetus

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

Anger always comes from frustrated expectations.
Elliott Larson

Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
Leo Buscaglia

A man can't eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul.
Garrison Keillor

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

A life without anger is a life of peace, tolerance, kindness, discipline and inner strength.
Remez Sasson

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

A man in a passion, rides a mad horse.
Ben Franklin

Anger is one letter short of danger.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi

He who angers you conquers you.
Elizabeth Kenny

Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
Leo Buscaglia

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

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