Quotes about Anger
"A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green."
"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."
"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."
"When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important."
"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."
"A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life."
"Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them."
"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes."
"Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding."
"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."
"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."
"Anger is a short madness."
"Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind."
Robert Green Ingersoll
"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."
"Anger is one of the sinews of the soul."
"Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor."
"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"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."
"Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be."
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."
"Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects."
Richard M. Nixon
"Every time you get angry, you poison your own system."
Alfred A. Montapert
"Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?"
"Expressing anger is a form of public littering."
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