20 Quotes on Anger – A Must Read

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20 Quotes on Anger – A Must Read

1. 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 – Aristotle

2. 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

3. 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

4. For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

6. 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

7. People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining – Stephen Hawking

8. When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger – Epictetus

9. There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot – Plato

10. We boil at different degrees – Clint Eastwood

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

12.  Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance – Robert Quillen

13.  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

14.  Speak when you are angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret – Laurence J. Peter

15.  The best fighter is never angry – Lao Tzu

16.  Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free –  Thich Nhat Hanh

17.  Anger is like flowing water; there’s nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow. Hate is like stagnant water; anger that you denied yourself the freedom to feel, the freedom to flow; water that you gathered in one place and left to forget. Stagnant water becomes dirty, stinky, disease-ridden, poisonous, deadly; that is your hate. On flowing water travels little paper boats; paper boats of forgiveness. Allow yourself to feel anger, allow your waters to flow, along with all the paper boats of forgiveness. Be human – C.Joybell C

18.  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 – Malcom X

19. Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people…but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us – Steve Maraboli

20. 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. “Constructive anger,” the demon said, her voice dripping sarcasm. Also known as passion, passion has overthrown tyrants and freed prisoners and slaves. Passion has brought justice where there was savagery. Passion has created freedom where there was nothing but fear. Passion has helped souls rise from the ashes of their horrible lives and build something better, stronger, more beautiful – Jim Butcher

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