In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves.
Abraham J. Heschel
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Sydney J. Harris
There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.
Next time you’re mad, try dancing out your anger.
For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.
Never write a letter while you are angry.
Anger is a bad counselor.
Get mad, then get over it.
When anger rises, think of the consequences
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.
Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Anger as soon as fed is dead – ‘Tis starving makes it fat.
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
If you kick a stone in anger, you’ll hurt your own foot.
Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.
Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Anger always comes from frustrated expectations.
Elliott Larson quotes
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.
An angry man is unfit to pray.
Nachman of Bratslav
Anger is one letter short of danger.
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert G. Ingersoll
He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Anger supplies the arms.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
You should make a woman angry if you wish her to love.
Sometimes when I’m angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.
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.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
The worst-tempered people I’ve ever met were people who knew they were wrong.
Spleen can subsist on any kind of food.
The man who gets angry at the right things and with the right people, and in the right way and at the right time and for the right length of time, is commended.
Anger and folly walk cheek by jole.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Resentment is an extremely bitter diet, and eventually poisonous. I have no desire to make my own toxins.
I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to.
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.
Can anger survive without his hypocrisy?
When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.