Anger quotes and quotations
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, that is not easy.
He who angers you conquers you.
My mother used to say, "He who angers you, conquers you!" But my mother was a saint.
Reckon the days in which you have not been angry. I used to be angry every day; now every other day; then every third and fourth day; and if you miss it so long as thirty days, offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to God.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
I am angry nearly every day of my life, but I have learned not to show it; and I still try to hope not to feel it, though it may take me another forty years to do it.
Louisa May Alcott
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
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
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Cherie Carter Scott
Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage.
The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. We are prone to sacrifice others when we are ready to sacrifice ourselves.
Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Anger as soon as fed is dead-
'Tis starving makes it fat.
If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can't last.
Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to.
Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Laurence J. Peter
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.
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry.