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Anger quotes (60)
The intoxication of anger like that of the grape shows us to others but hides us from ourselves. We injure our own cause in the opinion of the world when we too passionately defend it.
Charles Caleb Colton Category: Anger
Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming it is the stronger when it comes and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.
Francis Quarles Category: Anger
I was angry with my friend I told my wrath my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not my wrath did grow.
William Blake Category: Anger
An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger. Furor fit læsa sæpius patientia.
Publilius Syrus 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 à Kempis Category: Anger
Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons X. When angry count ten before you speak; if very angry a hundred.
Thomas Jefferson Category: Anger
To rule ones anger is well; to prevent it is still better.
Tryon Edwards Category: Anger
Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston Category: Anger
The flame of anger bright and brief sharpens the barb of love.
Walter Savage Landor Category: Anger
Anger as soon as fed is dead Tis starving makes it fat.
Emily Dickinson Category: Anger
If a man is crossing a river and an empty boat collides with his own skiff even though he be a bad-tempered man he will not become very angry. But if he sees a man in the boat he will shout at him to steer clear. If the shout is not heard he will shout
Chuang Tzu Category: Anger
Anger if not restrained is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Category: Anger
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Marcus Porcius Cato the Elder Category: Anger
No man is angry that feels not himself hurt.
Francis Bacon 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.
Guatama Buddha Category: Anger
When anger rises think of the consequences.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius Category: Anger
There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.
Alexandre Dumas Category: Anger
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Alexander Pope Category: Anger
Anger is a symptom a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly hurt bitterness grief and mostof all fear.
Joan Rivers Category: Anger
The size of a man can be measured by the size of the thing that makes him angry.
J. Kenfield Morley Category: Anger
The man against whom you feel anger in your heart Is not to be admonished by mere words. First subdue him by force And then use your weapon of words.
Nagarjuna Category: Anger
When anger rushes unrestrained to action like a hot steed it stumbles in its way.
Richard Savage Category: Anger
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Ambrose Bierce Category: Anger
Anger is never without an argument but seldom with a good one.
Geogre Saville Category: Anger
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Sir Henry Bulwer Category: Anger
He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.
Plato Category: Anger
Speak when you're angry and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Dr. Laurence J. Peter Category: Anger
To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious is manly and divine.
Isaac Watts Category: Anger
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers for thereby some have entertained Angers unawares.
The Bible Category: Anger
I have an axe to grind.
Proverb Category: Anger
Beware the fury of a patient man.
John Dryden Category: Anger
Anger begins in folly and ends in repentance.
Pythagoras Category: Anger
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Green Ingersoll Category: Anger
Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
Edward Hyde Clarendon Category: Anger
The moment a man or a woman becomes angry they show a great weakness.
Wilford Woodruff Category: Anger
When I am right I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. So we were often angry at each other.
Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle Category: Anger
Anger is seldom without an argument but seldom with a good one.
George Savile Lord Halifax Category: Anger
If you fear making anyone mad then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
Jimmy Carter Category: Anger
Whenever you are angry be assured that it is not only a Present evil but that you have increased a habit.
Epictetus Category: Anger
When angry count four; when very angry swear.
Mark Twain Category: Anger
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth and have begun striving for ourselves.
Thomas Carlyle Category: Anger
Anger is a short madness.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace Category: Anger
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Anger
Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.
Thomas Fuller Category: Anger
Never forget what a man has said to you when he was angry. If he has charged you with anything you better look it up.
Henry Ward Beecher Category: Anger
I never work better than when I am inspired by anger; for when I am angry I can write pray and preach well for then my whole temperament is quickened my understanding sharpened and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.
Martin Luther Category: Anger
When a man is wrong and wont admit is he always gets angry.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton Category: Anger
While not exactly disgruntled he was far from feeling gruntled. He spoke with a certain what-is-it in his voice and I could see that if not actually disgruntled he was far from being gruntled.
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Category: Anger
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi Category: Anger
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
George Eliot Category: Anger
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly just as it is to be angry with a car that wont go.
Bertrand Russell Category: Anger
For every minute you remain angry you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson 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.
Get mad then get over it.
Colin Powell Category: Anger
One should not lose ones temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
William Butler Yeats Category: Anger
Angry men make themselves beds of nettles.
Samuel Richardson Category: Anger
Sticks and stones may break your bones when theres anger to impart.
Unknown Category: Anger
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Category: Anger
He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.
Aristotle Category: Anger