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Anger Quotations

The following anger quotations can be read, digested, and used as a reminder that life can be simpler, funnier, and loads carried are lighter if we control our emotions and anger.

  • Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long ~Robert Brault
  • He who angers you conquers you ~Elizabeth Kenny
  • People who always flies in the rage always makes a bad landing ~ Will Rogers
  • Never go to bed mad.  Stay up and fight ~Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints, 1966
  • Two things a man should never be angry at: What he can help, and what he cannot help  ~Thomas Fuller
  • 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
  • The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk ~Jacqueline Schiff
  • To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee ~William H. Walton
  • Anger is a bad counselor ~French Proverb
  • Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But 
    to be angry with the right person, to the right 
    degree, at the right time, for the right purpose 
    and in the right way... that is not easy Aristotle
  • If you are patient in one moment of anger, you 
    will escape a hundred days of sorrow ~Chinese Proverb
  • The greatest remedy for anger is delay ~ Seneca
  • Speak when you are angry and you will make 
    the best speech you will ever regret ~Ambrose Bierce
  • How much more grievous are the 
    consequences of anger than the causes of it ~ Marcus Aurelius
  • When a man is wrong and won't admit is, he 
    always gets angry ~ Thomas Haliburton
  • Anger is what makes a clear mind seem 
    clouded ~Kazi Shams
  • No man can think clearly when his fists are 
    clenched ~George Jean Nathan
  • If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility. ~HW Longfellow
  • Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love ~Leo Buscaglia
  • Beware of the fury of the patient man ~ John Dryden
  • Sticks and stones may break your bones when there's anger to inpart. Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart ~Unknown 
  • Anger is seldom without an argument but seldom with a good one ~ Lord Halifax
  • To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is still better ~Tryon Edwards


There are many anger quotations that can be found online as well as in books famous for angry management programs and compilation that will be helpful to you to remind you of what anger is and its outcome. Famous people as well as their famous lines on anger quotations are compiled for people to read and digest to hold as a reminder of life’s troubles as well as managing our anger to our advantage.


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