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.
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.
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.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
When angry, count to four when very angry, swear.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
James Russell Lowell
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
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.
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.
Richard M. Nixon
Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
Get mad, then get over it.
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