Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just what it does cruelly.
Author: George William Curtis (1824-1892)
Profession: American Journalist
He who holds back rising anger like a rolling chariot, him I call a real driver; other people are but holding the reins
Profession: Buddhist Collection of Moral Aphorism
Anger as soon as fed is dead; 'Tis starving makes it fat.
Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Profession: American Poet
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
Author: Phyllis Diller (1861-1951)
Profession: American Columnist
There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you.
When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out -- because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside.
Go ahead, make my day.
Author: Clint Eastwood (1930)
Profession: American Actor, Director, Politician, Composer, Musician, Producer
To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.
Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)
Profession: American Theologian
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
We boil at different degrees.
A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.
Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
Author: Epictetus (50-120)
Profession: Stoic Philosopher
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
Author: St. Francis De Sales (1567-1622)
Profession: Roman Catholic Bishop, Writer
Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.
Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat