45 Anger Quotes By Famous People

As anger is the most daring emotion. Anger can be worthwhile as it can inspire action. For example, you might attempt to right a wrong in correcting unfairness. Even if the behavior is intense it may motivate helpful change. Anger quickens the heart rate and increases blood pressure. It encourages the familiar “fight or flight” response, and that response could fuel behavior that could action good or bad. We have all experienced anger, sometimes we can become extremely angry and the words that come out of our mouths can be deadly and vital, that is why it is best to understand how to control our anger and how to tackle different situations. Never make a decision when you are angry. In life, we should learn to be level-headed and calm, and learn ways to live a life of goodness. These anger quotes will highlight different ways to control anger and the consequences of anger.

No one feels good when they are angry. Normally, you feel tension, pressure, and heat. There is a trend to bite down hard, thrust your chin onward, and move toward the target in order to punish or harm it. The key is to realize that you do need to enable yourself to let go of the anger that is poisoning your life. 

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45 Anger Quotes

  1. “If we could learn to like ourselves, even a little, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away.” John Steinbeck
  2. “Anger is like a flame blazing up and consuming our self-control, making us think, say, and do things that we will probably regret later.” Nhat Hanh
  3. “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.” William Congreve
  4. “Anger resolves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure.” Catherine Pulsifer

  5. “Bitterness: anger that forgot where it came from.” Alain De Botton

  6. “We’re comfortable with women in certain roles but not comfortable with women expressing anger or fully accepting their power. The most daring question a woman can ask is, ‘What do I want?” Libba Bray
  7. “Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.” Richard M. Nixon
  8. “Expressing anger is necessary.” Jenny Holzer
  9. “Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.” Edward Albert
  10. “A man in a passion rides a mad horse.” Benjamin Franklin

  11. “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” Yoda
  12. “He who angers you conquers you.” Elizabeth Kenny
  13. “An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.” Cato The Elder
  14. “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.” Evan Esar

  16. “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” Ambrose Bierce
  17. “Why can’t we control our anger? Because we love perfection. Make a little room for imperfection in our lives.” Ravi Shankar
  18. “But one of the hardest things for me to do was to access anger. I could do it on stage. But when I did it on film it was hard for me. That probably has to do with the intimacy of film. And my own personal issues with expressing anger. So I had to learn how to do that.” Ellen Barkin
  19. “Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness, and concealed often hardens into revenge.” Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  20. “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” Barbara De Angelis

  21. “If you and I want to stir up a resentment tomorrow that may rankle across the decades and endure until, death, just let us indulge in a little stinging criticism – no matter how certain we are that it is justified.” Dale Carnegie
  22. “If we wish to express anger fully, the first step is to divorce the other person from any responsibility for our anger.” Marshall B. Rosenberg
  23. “If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?” Sydney J. Harris
  24. “Flying off the handle sometimes causes hammers and humans to lose their heads, as well as their effectiveness.” William Arthur Ward
  25. “A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” Bruce Lee

  26. “Think of anger as a muscle. The way you express anger isn’t the way that I do, or you. If you have a good director, you will find that he’s getting you to use an entirely different muscle that you never even knew you had – it’s real hard and sore, then after a while it becomes normal. And you discover all these new muscles when you enter a new character – that’s what a director does for you.” Jane Fonda
  27. “Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.” Eckhart Tolle
  28. “I never liked anyone who didn’t have a temper. If you don’t have a temper, you don’t have any passion.” Michael Bloomberg
  29. “It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.” Wayne Dyer
  30. “When someone says that I’m angry it’s actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships, which is part of why I’d write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman.” Alanis Morissette

  31. “Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.” Ford Frick
  32. “I lose my temper, but it’s all over in a minute,” said the student. “So is the hydrogen bomb,” I replied. “But think of the damage it produces!” George Sweeting
  33. “When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” Thomas Jefferson
  34. “Let’s take this figure of the feminist killjoy seriously. Does the feminist kill other people’s joy by pointing out moments of sexism? Or does she expose the bad feelings that get hidden, displaced, or negated under public signs of joy? Does bad feeling enter the room when somebody expresses anger about things, or could anger be the moment when the bad feelings that circulate through objects get brought to the surface in a certain way?” Sara Ahmed
  35. “Anger is one letter short of danger.” Eleanor Roosevelt

  36. “Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done.” Ang Lee
  37. “You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.” Indira Gandhi 
  38. “In anger, we should refrain both from speech and action.” Pythagoras
  39. “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” Carrie Fisher
  40. “If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?” Khalil Gibran

  41. “Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” Maya Angelou
  42. “It is your natural emotional energy that arises when you feel like something (or someone) is blocking you from getting what you need or want. For this purpose, anything on the frustration to rage continuum is considered anger.” Laurie Weiss
  43. “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
  44. “When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.” Epictetus
  45. “Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.” Lyman Abbott

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