Quotes about Anger
"We're taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they're of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration."
"You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger - all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy."
"It is a lie that our anger justifies our impulse to hurt or ignore our antagonists. We are to forgive to be forgiven. To wait for them to repent before we forgive and repent is to allow them to choose for us a delay which could cost us happiness here and hereafter."
Henry B. Eyring
"We are looking for happiness and running after it in such a way that creates anger, fear and discrimination. So when you attend a retreat, you have a chance to look at the deep roots of this pollution of the collective energy that is unwholesome."
"Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration."
"When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important."
"Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life."
"In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together."
Margaret J. Wheatley
"Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love?' These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will be many fruits, here in this world and the life to come."
"Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits."
"Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on."
Alice Duer Miller
"Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head."
"He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin."
"He who angers you conquers you."
"Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned."
"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."
"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it."
"How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him."
"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
"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"
Sydney J. Harris
"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."
"Keep cool; anger is not an argument."
"Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness."
"Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep."
"Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."
"Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong."
"Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight."
"Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight."
"No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched."
George Jean Nathan
"One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end."
William Butler Yeats
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