Anger Quotes and Sayings by Famous People

{SCA} Anger is one of the most misunderstood and overused of human emotions. Anger is easier to show: everyone has anger issues.

He feelings underlying the anger reaction make us feel vulnerable and weak; your anger makes you feel, at least momentarily, strong and in control.

I hope the following Anger quotes by famous people will help you in times of your need to realize how perfect you already are.

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1. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

2. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

3. Louis L’Amour

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.

4. Bede Jarrett

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

5. 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.

6. Samuel Richardson

People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question.

7. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.

8. Bishop Desmond Tutu

To forgive is indeed the best form of self-interest since anger, resentment, and revenge are corrosive of that “summum bonum,” the greatest good.

9. Chinese Proverb

Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.

10. Benjamin Franklin

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

11. Emily Dickinson

Anger as soon as fed is dead —
’tis starving makes it fat.

12. George Eliot

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

13. Confucius

When anger rises, think of the consequences

14. John Dryden

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

15. Ralph Waldo Emerson

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

16. D. H. Lawrence

The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just.

17. Benjamin Franklin

Anger and folly walk cheek by jole.

18. Louisa May Alcott

I am angry nearly every day of my life, but I have learned not to show it; and I still try to hope not to feel it, though it may take me another forty years to do it.

19. Marcus Aurelius

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

20. Hindu Proverb

Never strike your wife – even with a flower.

21. Seneca

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it