Popular Quotes and Sayings about Anger

Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to. ~Harriet Lerner

If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase. ~Epictetus

Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less. ~Jean Jacques Rousseau

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. ~Elizabeth I

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. ~Baltasar Gracian

Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage. ~Babylonian Talmud

Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances. ~La Fontaine

Keeping your clothes well pressed will keep you from looking hard pressed. ~Coleman Cox

The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperon. ~Amy Vanderbilt

When anger rises, think of the consequences. ~Confucius

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. ~Joan Lunden

Genuine goodness is threatening to those at the opposite end of the moral spectrum. ~Charles Spencer

Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. ~Henry Ward Beecher