Anger Quotes

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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.


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

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?

Sydney J. Harris

Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.

James Fallows

He who angers you conquers you.

Elizabeth Kenny

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

Francis Bacon

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

Marcus Aurelius

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

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

Mahatma Gandhi

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.

Willard Gaylin

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.

Robert Green Ingersoll

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

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

Daniel Webster

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.


Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

Mahatma Gandhi

Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.

Laurence J. Peter

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

George Eliot

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

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.

Baltasar Gracian

When anger rises, think of the consequences.


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

Maya Angelou

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.


When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

Thomas Jefferson

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.

Thomas Fuller

Anger is a short madness.


Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

James Thurber

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

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

Ambrose Bierce

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.

Baltasar Gracian

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

Albert Einstein

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


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.


Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.

William Congreve

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.

Bede Jarrett

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.

George Jean Nathan

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

Christopher Morley