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Anger Quotes

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.

Author: H. G. Bohn

Profession: British Publisher

Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.

Author: John F. Boyes


Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

No person is important enough to make me angry.

Author: Carlos Castaneda

Profession: American Anthropologist, Author

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.

Author: Cato The Elder

Profession: Roman Statesman, Orator

Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

Author: Clarendon


I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.

Author: Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925)

Profession: American Editor, Essayist

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

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

Author: William Congreve (1670-1729)

Profession: British Dramatist