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Anger quotes (60)

The flame of anger bright and brief sharpens the barb of love.
Walter Savage Landor   Category: Anger

An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger. Furor fit læsa sæpius patientia.
Publilius Syrus   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

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

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

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

When angry count four; when very angry swear.
Mark Twain   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

When anger rises think of the consequences.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius   Category: Anger

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

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

I have an axe to grind.
Proverb   Category: Anger

The moment a man or a woman becomes angry they show a great weakness.
Wilford Woodruff   Category: Anger

If you fear making anyone mad then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
Jimmy Carter   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

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers for thereby some have entertained Angers unawares.
The Bible   Category: Anger

Anger is never without an argument but seldom with a good one.
Geogre Saville   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

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

Angry men make themselves beds of nettles.
Samuel Richardson   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 rushes unrestrained to action like a hot steed it stumbles in its way.
Richard Savage   Category: Anger

To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Alexander Pope   Category: Anger

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

Sticks and stones may break your bones when theres anger to impart.
Unknown   Category: Anger

Beware the fury of a patient man.
John Dryden   Category: Anger

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

To rule ones anger is well; to prevent it is still better.
Tryon Edwards   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

He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.
Aristotle   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

Anger is seldom without an argument but seldom with a good one.
George Savile Lord Halifax   Category: Anger

When a man is wrong and wont admit is he always gets angry.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton   Category: Anger

Anger begins in folly and ends in repentance.
Pythagoras   Category: Anger

For every minute you remain angry you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   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

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

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Sir Henry Bulwer   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

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

He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.
Plato   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

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

The size of a man can be measured by the size of the thing that makes him angry.
J. Kenfield Morley   Category: Anger

Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Anger

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

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Green Ingersoll   Category: Anger

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Marcus Porcius Cato the Elder   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

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

No man is angry that feels not himself hurt.
Francis Bacon   Category: Anger

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Anger

Anger is a short madness.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Anger

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi   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

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston   Category: Anger

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

Anger as soon as fed is dead Tis starving makes it fat.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Anger