Instructive Quotes About Anger
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 a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Sydney J. Harris
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
Anger is a short madness.
I get angry at a principle, not a person.
Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
Richard M. Nixon
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
Saint Francis de Sales
Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston
I get angry about things, then go on and work.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.
There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Get mad, then get over it.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
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.
My father was often angry when I was most like him.
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
George Jean Nathan
Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
I am a danger to myself if I get angry.
Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.
The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.
James Whitcomb Riley
To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.