70 Anger quotes that'll help you realize what matters most

Anger destroys everything. You have other important things to focus on that need your attention than waste your time on being angry for whatever reason. It's better to stay calm, have a clear mind, and think things over to solve the problem. May these quotes on anger help you acquire insights into controlling and dealing with anger.

Anger quotes that'll help you realize what matters most
1. “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” – Mark Twain

2. “When anger rises, think of the consequences.” – Confucius

3. “Angry people are not always wise.” – Jane Austen

4. “Anger is stupid, and stupidity will kill you more surely than your opponent's blade.” – Patricia Briggs

5. “If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return.” – Deepak Chopra

6. “Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

7. “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” – Ambrose Bierce

8. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” – Shannon L. Alder

9. “It is wise to direct your anger towards problems, not people. Focus your energies on answers, not excuses.” – William Arthur Ward
Anger quotes that'll help you realize what matters most
10. “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. “He who angers you conquers you.” – Elizabeth Kenny

12. “Angry people are not always wise.” – Jane Austen

13. “Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” – James Thurber

14. “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha
Anger quotes that'll help you realize what matters most
15. “People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.” – Stephen Hawking

16. “A heart filled with anger has no room for love.” – Joan Lunden

17. “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” – Barbara De Angelis

18. “Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it. Don't allow his anger to become your anger.” – Bohdi Sanders

19. “How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.” – Marcus Aurelius
Anger quotes that'll help you realize what matters most
20. “Anger is like flowing water; there's nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow.” – C. JoyBell C.

21. “Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.” – Pythagoras

22. “When you hold on to anger and unforgiveness, you can’t move forward.” – Mary J. Blige

23. “I am a danger to myself if I get angry.” – Oriana Fallaci

24. “Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.” – Joel Osteen
Anger quotes that'll help you realize what matters most
25. “There is nothing like wounded affection for giving poignancy to anger.” – Elizabeth Gaskell

26. “Anger is just anger. It isn't good. It isn't bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It's like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice.” – Jim Butcher

27. “Get mad, then get over it.” – Colin Powell

28. “Anger based on calculated reason is more dangerous than anger based on blind hate.” – Richelle Mead

29. “Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” – Maya Angelou

30. “Anger is a valid emotion. It's only bad when it takes control and makes you do things you don't want to do.” – Ellen Hopkins

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31. “Not all monsters look like monsters. There are some that carry their monstrosity inside.” – Fredrik Backman

32. “In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca

33. “The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place of dearest love.” – Euripides

34. “Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” – Benjamin Franklin

35. “Do not let your anger lead to hatred, as you will hurt yourself more than you would the other.” – Stephen Richards

36. “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.” – Buddha

37. “Where there is anger there is always pain underneath.” – Eckhart Tolle

38. “Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.” – Ford Frick

39. “Life is so short. The only person you hurt when you stay angry or hold grudges is you. Forgive everyone, including yourself.” – Tom Giaquinto

40. “Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside.” – Mitch Albom

41. “I came to realize that if people could make me angry they could could control me. Why should I give someone else such power over my life?” – Ben Carson

42. “When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” – Thomas Jefferson

43. “Scores of studies have shown that venting doesn't soothe anger; it fuels it.” – Susan Cain

44. “Love gives us a heightened consciousness through which to apprehend the world, but anger gives us a precise, detached perception of its own.” – Scott Spencer

45. “Life's not that simple. Not so easy to move on when the anger you've got is what keeps you going.” – Rachel Ward

46. “Anger does not solve anything; it builds nothing.” – Thomas S. Monson

47. “To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.” – Alexander Pope

48. “Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.” – Bodie Thoene

49. “Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.” – G. M. Trevelyan

50. “Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are.” – Cherie Carter-Scott

51. “It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.” – Wayne Dyer

52. “I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.” – Yoko Ono

53. “Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.” – Benjamin Franklin

54. “Anger does not solve problems, anger only makes things worse. I go by the old saying, Don't make important decisions when you're angry.” – Lionel Sosa

55. “Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.” – Albert Einstein

56. “The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.” – Joseph Joubert

57. “Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.” – Baltasar Gracian

58. “When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.” – Dylan Thomas

59. “Anger makes us feel so isolated.” – Fred Rogers

60. “Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

61. “The smarter you get, the more you realize anger is not worth it.” – Maxime LagacĂ©

62. “When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.” – Louis Nizer

63. “An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure.” – Genghis Khan

64. “I don't like anybody to be angry with me. I'd rather have friends” – B. B. King

65. “One’s anger is one’s greatest enemy and one’s calmness is one’s protection.” – Sathya Sai Baba

66. “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.” – Louis L'Amour

67. “Everyone asks how to deal with anger when it arises. No one asks how to prevent anger from arising.” – James Pierce

68. “Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.” – George Herbert

69. “Anger solves nothing it, only puts up your blood pressure.” – Catherine Pulsifer

70. “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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