Anger Quotes

When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear.

Mark Twain

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

Albert Einstein

He who angers you conquers you.

Elizabeth Kenny

Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.

Lyman Abbott

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.

St. Francis De Sales

Anger causes us often to condemn in one what we approve in another.

Pasquier Quesnel

He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.


The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.

John Dryden

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.

Edward Hyde Clarendon

Anger and humor are like the left and right arm. They complement each other. Anger empowers the poor to declare their uncompromising opposition to oppression, and humor prevents them from being consumed by their fury.

James H. Cone

Anger makes us strong, Blind and impatient, And it leads us wrong; The strength is quickly lost; We feel the error long.

George Crabbe

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of a certain income can indulge.

George William Curtis

Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just, what it does cruelly.

Saint Gregory I

Anger should never be an overnight guest.

Neal A. Maxwell

Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly — hurt, bitterness, grief, and, mostof all, fear.

Joan Rivers

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.


Beware the fury of a patient man.

John Dryden

To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is still better.

Tryon Edwards

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.

Willard Gaylin

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind

Robert Green Ingersoll

A woman can hide her love for 40 years, but her disgust and anger not for one day

Arab Proverb

Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words

Dr. Joyce

He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy

German Proverb

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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