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Quotations on Anger - Quotations and Proverbs on Anger

1. Anger is one of the sinews of the soul. – Thomas Fuller

2. Anger is short madness, so control you passion or it will control you. – Horace

3. Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. – Francis Bacon

4. The man, who gets angry, at the right things and with the right people, and in the right way and at the right time and for the right length of time, is commended. – Aristotle

5. An angry man opens his mouth and shut up his eyes. – Cato

6. When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. – Mark Twain

7. Anger raises invention, but it overheats the oven. –Lord Halifax

8. Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. – Ingersoll

9. To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. – Pope

10. Never forgot what a man says to you when he is angry. – Henry Ward Beecher

11. Never answer a letter while you are angry. –Chinese Proverb

12. Beware the fury of a patient man. – Dryden

13. Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason. – W. R. Alger

14. Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. – Phyllis Diller

15. I never work better than when I am inspired by anger. When I am angry, I can write, pray, and preach well, for then my whole temperament is quickened, my understanding sharpened, and all mundane vexations and temptations depart. – Martin Luther

16. Prompted by anger man kills his own mother, father, brother, friends and relations. He will often have occasion to repent of actions done under the impulse of anger. Anger it is that destroys one’s virtues. So give up anger. Anger indeed is Yama, the great enemy. – Shri Rama

17. I was angry with my friend; I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe; I told it not, my wrath did grow. – William Blake

18. Anger begins in folly and ends in repentance. – Pythagoras

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

20. From anger comes delusion which results in loss of memory. The loss of memory causes destruction of discrimination and from the ruin of discrimination the man perishes. – Shri Krishna

21. As heat conserved is transmuted into energy, so anger controlled can be transmuted into a power which can move the world. – M. K. Gandhi

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