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anger quotes (50)

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

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 and is not easy.
Aristotle   Category: Anger

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Marcus Aurelius   Category: Anger

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Francis Bacon   Category: Anger

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Francis Bacon   Category: Anger

Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while.
Charles Barkley   Category: Anger

Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?
Roseanne Barr   Category: Anger

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

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   Category: Anger

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Cato   Category: Anger

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
Frank Moore Colby   Category: Anger

When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Confucius   Category: Anger

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve   Category: Anger

Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
William Congreve   Category: Anger

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Phyllis Diller   Category: Anger

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.
Wayne Dyer   Category: Anger

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Albert Einstein   Category: Anger

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
George Eliot   Category: Anger

Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
James Fallows   Category: Anger

Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Anger

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Anger

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
Willard Gaylin   Category: Anger

Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
Baltasar Gracian   Category: Anger

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Baltasar Gracian   Category: Anger

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Sydney J. Harris   Category: Anger

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Frank Herbert   Category: Anger

Anger is a short madness.
Horace   Category: Anger

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Green Ingersoll   Category: Anger

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.
Bede Jarrett   Category: Anger

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

He who angers you conquers you.
Elizabeth Kenny   Category: Anger

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   Category: Anger

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.
James Russell Lowell   Category: Anger

Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
Alfred A. Montapert   Category: Anger

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Christopher Morley   Category: Anger

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
George Jean Nathan   Category: Anger

Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
Richard M. Nixon   Category: Anger

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
Austin O'Malley   Category: Anger

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
Ovid   Category: Anger

Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Laurence J. Peter   Category: Anger

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

Get mad, then get over it.
Colin Powell   Category: Anger

He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.
John Ruskin   Category: Anger

Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
Arthur Schopenhauer   Category: Anger

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

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thurber   Category: Anger

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   Category: Anger

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
Daniel Webster   Category: Anger

One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
William Butler Yeats   Category: Anger