Anger Quotes

Anger is not a pleasant emotion. It can cause damage to others and can have a negative impact on our overall health. Find quotes about anger, and being angry quotes by philosophers, famous authors, and celebrities and their thoughts on managing anger, being mad quotes, anger management quotes and anger issues quotes.

Joyce Meyer- Don’t waste your time being upset

Don't waste your time being upset about something you can't change. Begin again and do it better this time. Joyce Meyer
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Phil Mcgraw- Allowing a person words to upset you

When you allow a person's words to upset you, you're giving away your power. Phil Mcgraw
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Joseph Joubert- Long walk is the best remedy

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. Joseph Joubert
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Rick Wakeman- There’s a fine line between angry and grumpy

There's a fine line between angry and grumpy. Angry isn't nice, but grumpy is funny. Rick Wakeman
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Francis Quarles- Abused patience turns to fury

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury. Francis Quarles
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Herbert Hoover- No one can catch fish in anger

Be patient and calm - for no one can catch fish in anger. Herbert Hoover
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Waste of Energy To Be Angry– Bertrand Russell

It's a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.      Bertrand Russell
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Hurting Yourself By Holding On To Anger– Buddha

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
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Anger Makes You Like a Fool– Michael Caine

No matter what the reason, if you start to scream and shout, you look a fool, and you feel a fool, and you earn the disrespect of everyone. Michael Caine
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An eye For an Eye – Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.      Mahatma Gandhi
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For every minute you are angry -Ralph Waldo Emerson

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.      Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Love is better than anger- Jack Layton

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.      Jack Layton
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Arundhati Roy- The Danger of Careless Words

That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less. Arundhati Roy
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Will Ferrell- Before Marrying a Person

Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet service to see who they really are. Will Ferrell
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Khalil Gibran- Volcano in Heart

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom? This quote by Khalil Gibran is expressing anger. We cannot expect good things to happen to us when we have hatred and violence in our heart. Anger consumes us, leaving no room for pleasant things. Being angry is not a pleasant emotion. It makes our body goes into the “fight or flight” mode. This affects our judgment and how we respond to a situation. Being angry allows our mind to dwell on negative emotions, instead of positivity. It prevents us from accomplishing tasks, working towards our personal
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Mario Teguh- On Decision Making

"Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love." -Mario Teguh Other quotes to explore:
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Turkish Proverb On Speaking when Angry

"He who controls his tongue saves his head." -Turkish Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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Spanish Proverb On Insults

"Soup must be hot, insults cold." -Spanish Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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Greek Proverb On Being Angry

"One word spoken in anger may spoil an entire life." -Greek Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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Greek Proverb On Patience and Peace

"One minute of patience can mean ten years of peace." -Greek Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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German Proverb On Time and Anger

"Time is anger's medicine." -German Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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German Proverb On Being Angry

"Fire in the heart sends smoke to the head." -German Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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Book of Proverbs on Anger

  A soft answer turneth away wrath -  Book of Proverbs This short sentence of wisdom is telling us how to respond to any tense situation. It's better to use kind, gentle words instead of expressing words that will later bring regret and guilt.
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Edmund Burke- Quarreling To Make a Person Better

People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them. Edmund Burke
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Dr. Joyce Brothers

"Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words."   -Dr. Joyce Brothers  Other quotes to explore:
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Aesop- Don’t go looking for trouble.

Don't go looking for trouble. Aesop 
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Unknown Author

"Volleyball is not just a sport, it's a way to express your anger without hurting someone." -Unknown Author Other quotes to explore:
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Albert Gubay

"Stupid people do make me lose my temper and most people are stupid, fortunately for me. It's made it easier for me to make a living." -Albert Gubay Other quotes to explore:
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Lee Iacocca

"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 Other quotes to explore:
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Masaaki Hatsumi

"Forget your sadness, anger, grudges, and hatred. Let them pass like smoke caught in a breeze. Do not indulge yourself in such feelings."-Masaaki Hatsumi  Other quotes to explore:
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John Steinbeck- Resolving problems with a good ni​ght sleep

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.   John Steinbeck   
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Eleanor Roosevelt- A Woman is Like a Tea Bag

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Will Smith

"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."   -Will Smith   Other quotes to explore:
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Albert Schweitzer

'In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit." -Albert Schweitzer Other quotes to explore:
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Napoleon Bonaparte- A True Man Never Hate

Remember that a man, a true man, never hates. His rages and his bad moods never last beyond the present moment-like electric shocks. Napoleon Bonaparte
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Bill Watterson

"Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around." -Bill Watterson Other quotes to explore:
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Cathy Freeman

"When I'm in a bad mood, I don't listen."   -Cathy Freeman   Other quotes to explore:
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Kajol- Being In a Bad Mood

"I am mean; I'm nasty at times. I don't feel like talking to people at times. When I am in a bad mood and have had a really awful day, don't come in my face because I am not tolerant and I am not a goddess; I can't handle it after a point. I am going to get up, and I am going to scream, and I am going to say bad things to you." Kajol
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Jorge Bucay

"When you don't manage your life well, you become angry and frustrated as things don't go as intended, and our bad mood is a sign showing we were not able to resolve the conflict." -Jorge Bucay Other quotes to explore:
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Lyman Abbott

"Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry." -Lyman Abbott Other quotes to explore:
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Friedrich Schiller

"I feel an army in my fist. "   -Friedrich Schiller   Other quotes to explore:
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Indira Gandhi

"Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one."   -Indira Gandhi Other quotes to explore:
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Whitney Mandel on Animals are like Angels

"Animals are like little angels sent to earth to teach us how to love. They don't get angry or play silly games. They are always there for us."     -Whitney Mandel Other quotes to explore:
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Christopher Atkins

"I became a very angry person and it was all due to alcoholism." -Christopher Atkins Other quotes to explore:
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John Green- Getting Rid Of Suffering

The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. John Green Source: Looking for Alaska (Novel)
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Catherine Pulsifer- Anger Resolves Nothing

Anger resolves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure. Catherine Pulsifer
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Carl Jung- Being Irritated by Others

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.      Carl Jung
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William Congreve- A Woman Who Has Been Betrayed By Love​

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. William Congreve     
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Steve Backley- Self-Improvement quote

Look for solutions, instead of being difficult; be more thoughtful, instead of allowing anger to burn you out. Look at things from a different perspective, embrace change, look out for opportunities and you will feel much more in control. Steve Backley
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Mohandas Gandhi

"We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop."   -Mohandas Gandhi Other quotes to explore:
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W. E. B. Griffin

"When you are angry, you make bad decisions in direct proportion to the level of your anger." -W. E. B. Griffin Other quotes to explore:
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St. Ambrose Quote On Healing and Hurting Others

No one heals himself by wounding another. St. Ambrose
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James Thurber

"Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness." -James Thurber Other quotes to explore:
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Leo Buscaglia- Anger and Hurt Can Steal Your Energy

Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love. Leo Buscaglia
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George Jean Nathan- Thinking Clearly When Angry

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. George Jean Nathan
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Yoko Ono- Being Creative With Sadness and Anger

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity. Yoko Ono
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 Jeff Cooper Quote On Misfortunes

If it is ever your misfortune to be attacked, alertness will have given you a little warning, decisiveness will have given you a proper course to pursue, and if that course is to counterattack, carry it out with everything you've got! Be indignant. Be angry. Be aggressive. Jeff Cooper
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Mitch Albom- Holding Anger is Poison

Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. Mitch Albom
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Maya Angelou Quote On Bitterness and Anger

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. Maya Angelou
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Maori Proverb On Acting Without Thinking

A hand ready to hit, may cause you great trouble. Maori
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Korean Proverb- Kicking a Stone in Anger

If you kick a stone in anger you will hurt your foot. Korean Proverb
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Kahlil Gibra Quote On Losing Temper

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper. Kahlil Gibra
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Horace Quote On Anger

Anger is a short madness. Horace
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English Proverb On Having Anger

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it. English Proverb
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Elizabeth Kenny Quote On Control and Anger

He who angers you conquers you. Elizabeth Kenny
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Eleanor Roosevelt Quote On Anger and Danger

Anger is one letter short of danger. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Sydney J. Harris- A Small Thing That Makes You Angry

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? Sydney J. Harris
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Tagalog Filipino Quote Postponing Anger

Postpone today's anger until tomorrow. Tagalog (Filipino)
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca- Delaying anger

The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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William Arthur Ward- Direct Your Anger Towards Problems, Not People

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses. William Arthur Ward
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Eckhart Tolle Quote On Anger and Pain

Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. Eckhart Tolle
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Bruce Lee Quote On Having a Quick Temper

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. Bruce Lee
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Bohdi Sanders Quote On Responding To an Angry Person

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
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Anger

A man in a passion rides a mad horse. Benjamin  Franklin
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Baptist Beacon- Anger Can Do More Harm

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. Baptist Beacon
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Ambrose Bierce on speaking when angry

"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."-Ambrose Bierce Other quotes to explore:
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 Julia Roberts Quote On Getting Angry

I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way. Julia Roberts
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William Congreve- Music Can Soothe a Beast

Music has charms to soothe a savage beast. William Congreve
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