Anger Quotes

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How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Marcus Aurelius
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.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
He who has conquered anger has achieved a great victory in life.
When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
It’s a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it s to be angry with a car that won’t go.
Bertrand Russell
When anger walks it is strongest; let it rest and it gets weak.
Marcus Antonius
An angry man is again angry with himself, when he returns to reason.
Publilius Syrus
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Albert Einstein

Sappho Quote: When anger spreads through the breath, guard thy tongue...
When anger spreads through the breath, guard thy tongue from barking idly.
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
Marcus Antonius
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
Chinese Proverb
He who angers you conquers you.
Elizabeth Kenny
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
Charles Caleb Colton
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.
Alexandre Dumas
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Francis Bacon

Cultivate a heart of love that knows no anger.
Cambodian Proverb
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.
Sean O'Casey
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Benjamin Franklin
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems, not people; to focus your energies on answers, not excuses.
William Arthur Ward
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
Anyone can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way – that is not within everyone’s power and that is not easy.
Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to.
Harriet Lerner
When we are angry, our anger is our very self. To suppress or chase away our anger is to suppress or chase away ourselves. When anger is born, we can be aware that anger is an energy in us, and we can change that energy into another kind of energy. If we want to transform it, first we have to know how to accept it.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Hatred is the anger of the weak.
Alphonse Daudet
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
John Dryden
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.
Malcolm X
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A Seeker's Thoughts on Anger

Anger is a powerful emotion, and mostly its an emotion that conquers the human will. Anyone who knows someone with a violent temper knows the somewhat frightening effects of anger. If it is used in a wise way, which very seldom is the case, anger could be an effective means of achieving something which isn't so easily achieved by other means.

That being said, I don't recommend using anger, unless this anger arises from the cultivated stillness of your soul. Then it could very well be appropriate for the given moment.

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