Anger Quotes

Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can't last.

Greg Evans

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.


Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.

James Thurber

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

Chinese Proverb

How much more grevious are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.

Marcus Aurelius

Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.

Leo Buscaglia

If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot.

Korean Proverb

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.

Bede Jarrett

Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves

Abraham J. Heschel

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one

Benjamin Franklin

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.


Once you know the nature of anger and joy is empty and you let them go, you free yourself from karma.


Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

Carl Sandburg

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

George Eliot

Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs, brings you an inner peace and tranquillity instead of anger and resentment.

Anon x

Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.


Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It's a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you're hurt.

Tom Gates

What anger worse or slower to abate then lovers love when it turns to hate.


He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.


Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue

Martin Farquhar Tupper

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.


Anger manages everything badly.


Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin
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