25 Quotes on Anger

Learn about anger from these quotes.

Posted Aug 23, 2012

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

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. - Maya Angelou

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. - Gloria Steinem

Angry people are not always wise. - Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

When angry, count four. When very angry, swear. - Mark Twain

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

Get mad, then get over it. - Colin Powell

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

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

The best fighter is never angry. - Lao Tzu

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. - Malcolm X

Anger is just anger. It isn't good. It isn't bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It's like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice. - Jim Butcher, White Night

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

Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can't last. - Greg Evans

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. - Elizabeth I

Anger is a brief madness. - Horace, Epistles (Book 1)

Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. - Henry Ward Beecher

In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief. - Emily Giffin, Heart of the Matter

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

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. - Marcus Aurelius

There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot. - Plato

Men in rage strike those that wish them best. - William Shakespeare, Othello, Act 2, Scene 3

The sharpest sword is a word spoken in wrath. - Gautama Buddha

Whate'ers begun in anger ends in shame. - Benjamin Franklin


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