If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? ~Sydney J. Harris
There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen. ~Alexandre Dumas
Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. ~Robert Brault
He who angers you conquers you. ~Elizabeth Kenny
For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ~Author Unknown
Anger is one letter short of danger. ~Author Unknown
Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge. ~Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. ~Will Rogers
Never write a letter while you are angry. ~Chinese Proverb
Get mad, then get over it. ~Colin Powell
The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough. ~Bede Jarrett
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. ~Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints, 1966
In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer. ~Mark Twain
Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ~Malachy McCourt
Take no revenge that you have not pondered beneath a starry sky, or on a canyon overlook, or to the lapping of waves and the mewing of a distant gull. ~Robert Brault
If you kick a stone in anger, you’ll hurt your own foot. ~Korean Proverb
Anger as soon as fed is dead –
‘Tis starving makes it fat.
~Emily Dickinson
Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger. ~Chinese Proverb
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. ~Albert Einstein
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. ~George Jean Nathan
Anger is short-lived madness. ~Horace
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. ~George Eliot
If you’re angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug – which is all the more reason to do so. It’s hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that’s precisely what happens when we hug each other. ~Walter Anderson, The Confidence Course, 1997
Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry. ~Lyman Abbott
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. ~Robert G. Ingersoll
Sometimes when I’m angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn’t give me the right to be cruel. ~Author Unknown
Spite is never lonely; envy always tags along. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them. ~James Fallows
At the core of all anger is a need that is not being fulfilled. ~Marshall B. Rosenberg
Anger and folly walk cheek by jole. ~Benjamin Franklin
Temper tantrums, however fun they may be to throw, rarely solve whatever problem is causing them. ~Lemony Snicket
I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to. ~Author Unknown
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
Malice drinks one-half of its own poison. ~Seneca
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’Armour
Never strike your wife – even with a flower. ~Hindu Proverb
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. ~Ambrose Bierce
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. ~Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson, 1894
Anger is a bad counselor. ~French Proverb
Resentment is an extremely bitter diet, and eventually poisonous. I have no desire to make my own toxins. ~Neil Kinnock
The worst-tempered people I’ve ever met were people who knew they were wrong. ~Wilson Mizner
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee. ~William H. Walton
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. ~Jacqueline Schiff
When a man sends you an impudent letter, sit right down and give it back to him with interest ten times compounded, and then throw both letters in the wastebasket. ~Elbert Hubbard
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved. ~Marcus Antonius