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Prudent Anger Quotes with Educating Lessons on Temper Control

Filed in Articles by on July 12, 2022

– Anger Quotes –

Man, creation of emotions and feelings is also plagued with some negative expressions and tendencies. Maybe, if humans were to be more cautious and wise in their handling of frustration and displeasure, there wouldn’t have been so many anger quotes today. 

Prudent Anger Quotes with Educating Lessons on Temper Control

Inherently, anger is not a bad thing. However, the manner and means through which we most times express this anger make it to be totally wrong. Considering these anger quotes, it is easy to decode that only very insignificant (if any at all), good can come from anger.

It is not strange why there are so many negative reviews of anger in these anger quotes below. As wisdom would suggest and from some possible previous experiences, it is better for us to use civil ways and media to vent and dispel our anger. So, let us now consider some informative anger quotes.


Anger Quotes that will make you have a rethink of your Actions

Anger Quotes that will make you have a rethink of your Actions

As some of these anger quotes will rightly address, anger solves nothing. In almost all these quotes, there is very little said about any positives that come with anger. You can see for yourself.

1. “… what is clear is when we refuse to put on our Compassion Hat and instead hold onto resentment, we hold onto our own pain, potentially becoming what we resent or don’t understand.” > Laura Jack

2. “A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule. Anger is an uncontrollable feeling that betrays what you are when you are not yourself. Anger is that powerful internal force that blows out the light of reason. Know this to be the enemy: it is anger, born of desire.” > Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. “An important key in anger management is identifying the trigger and what it means for you.” > Daniel Brush

4. “Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.” > George Eliot

5. “Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.” > Robert G. Ingersoll

6. “Anger can be an expensive luxury.” > Italian Proverb

7. “Anger is a bad advisor.” > Czech Proverb

8. “Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one.” > Benjamin Franklin

9. “Anger resolves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure.” > Catherine Pulsifer

10. “Anger that is getting the way of happiness needs decluttering. Begin by refusing to blame others for your moods.” > Julianne Neilson.

11. “But the day is a steady drain of small annoyances, and the difference in the size of men becomes hourly more apparent. The little man loses his temper; the big man takes a firmer hold.” > Bruce Barton

“Controlling anger is a personalized exercise. What works for me may not work for you. You need to find what makes you angry.” > Q. C. Aaron, Anger.

12. “During the day, you can go from task to task, to meet each colleague and each person no matter how frustrating without losing your temper, or showing frustration by being arrogant or ignorant. After all, it is only one day.” > Byron Pulsifer

13. “Explosive anger can really hurt your relationships with your spouse, kids, family, and friends. It causes lasting scars in the people you love most, and it can impede resolving conflicts.” > Alexis G. Roldan

14. “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” > Yoda

15. “For some people, feelings of anger can be quite frightening, so they seek to suppress these emotions in order to avoid conflict.” > Paul Gilbert, PhD

16. “Forgiveness is the key to unlocking all the anger and hurt, the emptiness and darkness within. To unleash love, joy, fulfillment, and light inside. Why did I wait so long? I could’ve been feeling like this all along, you say to yourself.” >Zaneta Beverford

17. “I could see, early in my career, that helping my clients manage their anger would have a huge impact on their lives and pay extra dividends. Research shows, for example, that children are much less likely to become aggressive when their parents and the other adults around them effectively handle conflict with civility.” > W. Robert Nay

18. “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

19. “I was angered, for I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet.” > Chinese Proverb

20. “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

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21. “If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” > Chinese Proverb

22. “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

23. “Let not the sun go down upon your anger. Anger must be limited and confined, both in race and in time.” >Francis Bacon

24.My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful, and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” > Jack Layton

25. “Once you recognize that anger brings you nothing but internal emotional stress, you are ready to move forward with a more clearly defined positive action.” > Catherine Pulsifer

26. “Put all hatred and anger aside for you will not reach the truth unless you reach for the loving spirit that resides within you.” > M. Lee

27. “Self-control refers to controlling one’s emotions and feelings and not losing one’s cool even in the worst of situations.” > Brian Adams

28. “The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.” >Josh Billings

29. “The greatest remedy for anger is a delay.” > Seneca

30. “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” > Barbara de Angelis

31. “The next time you feel anger rising in you, create a distance with yourself. Dissolve the ‘I’ that has got offended and you will see that all the signs of anger will disappear.” >Dianne Kane

32. “Those trapped by their own anger persistently attempt to force others to meet their demands before they can find peace, whereas those who find release from anger do not.” > Les Carter

33. “To be angry is to let others’ mistakes punish yourself.” > Buddha

34. “Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.” > Benjamin Franklin

35. “When you feel anger building up inside of you, let your whole body droop and relax to the best of your ability while beginning to breathe slowly from the diaphragm. Breathing in this way helps to calm both the body and the mind which leads to letting go of anger before it takes hold.” > Marge Powers

36. “Whether we like to admit it or not, those of us who struggle with an unforgiving heart also carry around a tremendous amount of anger.” > Brian Jones

37“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” > Bruce Lee

38. “A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.’ > Winston Churchill

39. “A person does not react to the insult. He reacts to what the insult makes him feel about himself.” > Kapil Gupta

40. “A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” > Bruce Lee

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41. “A wise man looks for everything inside of himself; a madman seeks for everything in others.” > Leo Tolstoy

42. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” > Ralph Waldo Emerson

43. “All ferocity is born from weakness.” > Seneca

44. “An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure. Genghis Khan

45. “An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.” > Cato The Elder

46. “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” > Mahatma Gandhi

47. “Anger and frustration are rarely caused by other people’s actions. They’re caused by how you interpret their actions. To change your reactions, question your explanations. You know what they did, but not why. New interpretations pave the way to new emotions.” > Adam Grant

48. “Anger at oneself is a destructive thing.” > Qui-Gon Jinn

49. “Anger doesn’t demand action. When you act in anger, you lose self-control.” > Joe Hyams

50. “Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.” > Albert Einstein

51. “Anger expressed in a healthy and positive way means that we channel emotional anger towards resolution not attack.” > Byron R. Pulsifer

52. “Anger is a bad advisor.” > Czech Proverb

53. “Anger is a weed; hate is the tree.” > Augustine of Hippo

54. “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” > Mark Twain

55. “Anger is its own punishment. An angry person trying to push your head below water is drowning at the same time.” > Naval Ravikant

56. “Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.” > Horace

57. “Anger is not a matter of despair or a matter of experiencing a situation or circumstance which is beyond your control. Anger, instead, is allowing the opposite of love, compassion, or respect for another person to control how you act or behave.” > Byron Pulsifer

58. “Anger is not impressive or tough — it’s a mistake. It’s a weakness. Depending on what you’re doing, it might even be a trap that someone laid for you.” > Ryan Holiday

59. “Anger is one of the powerful emotions humans are bound to feel, and it is very okay, but when it becomes too much, and we let it control us, it can become destructive.” > Adrienne Blodgett

60. “Anger is only one letter short of danger.” > Eleanor Roosevelt

61. “Anger is our unconsciousness’s fastest way to let us know that our boundaries are being stepped on.” > Wendy Hammond

62. “Anger is a privilege for the strong, duty for the righteous, and self-harm for the weak.” > Nassim Nicholas Taleb

63. “Anger is really disappointed hope.” > Erica Jong

64. “Anger is the emotion preeminently serviceable for the display of power.” > Walter B. Cannon

65. “Anger makes us feel so isolated.” > Fred Rogers


Calming Anger Quotes

66. “Anger reduces reason.” > Shane Parrish

67. “Anger, fear, aggression; the dark side of the Force are they. Easily they flow, quick to join you in a fight. If once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.” > Yoda

68. “Another person will not hurt you without your cooperation. You are hurt the moment you believe yourself to be.” > Epictetus

69. “Any person capable of angering you become your master. They can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by them.” > Epictetus

70. “Anybody can become angry–that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way–that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” > Aristotle

71. “Being unable to control your temper is no less of an illness than being anxious or depressed, and it deserves every bit as much sympathy.”> John Crawford.

72. “Death has a way of making us feel violated as if someone stole something from us. In many cases, anger occurs while grieving, but there may not be anyone to blame for your loss.” > Marita Kinney

73. “Delay gratification. Don’t give your ego the satisfaction of a scream.” > Maxime Lagacé

74. “Do not let anger lead to hatred, as you will hurt yourself more than you would the other.” > Stephen Richards

75. “Doing an injury puts you below your enemy; revenging one makes you but even with him; forgiving, it sets you above him.” > Benjamin Franklin

76. “Don’t let yourself get so angry that you stop loving, because one day you will wake up from that anger and the person you love won’t be around anymore.” > Dawson’s Creek

77. “Everyone asks how to deal with anger when it arises. No one asks how to prevent anger from arising.” > James Pierce

78. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” > Carl Jung

79. “Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.” > German proverb

80. “Getting angry solves nothing.” > Grace Kelly

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81. “He who angers you conquers you.” > Elizabeth Kenny

82. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” > Buddha

83. “Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” >  Buddha

84. “How easily someone is offended is in direct proportion to how stupid they are.” > Ed Latimore

85. “How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.” > Marcus Aurelius

86. “How much more harmful are the consequences of anger and grief than the circumstances that aroused them in us.” > Marcus Aurelius

87. “How satisfying it is to dismiss and block out any upsetting or foreign impression, and immediately to have peace in all things.” > Marcus Aurelius

88. “Identifying the true root causes of your anger can take a lot of courage. No one likes to admit that they are responsible for their own negative behaviors.” > Philip Johnson

89. “If another can easily anger you, it is because you are off balance with yourself.” > Scottie Waves

90. “If you don’t control your temper. Your temper will control you.” > Stephen King

91. “If you want to determine the nature of anything, entrust it to time: when the sea is stormy, you can see nothing clearly.” > Seneca

92. “If you’re offended easily, you’re a bad resource allocator. It’s a waste of energy and attention, which is a greater sin than wasting time.” > Tim Ferriss

93. “If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the universe.” > Nikola Tesla

94. “It doesn’t hurt me unless I interpret it’s happening as harmful to me. I can choose not to.” > Marcus Aurelius

95. “It is serious, and you won’t get control of your anger unless you mean business about sorting this difficulty out, once and for all. You will need to be committed to change, but, it can be done.” > John Crawford

96. “Not being outraged by anything is a superpower.” > James Pierce

97. “Only when a mosquito lands on your testicles, you truly learn that there is always a way to solve problems without using anger and violence.” > Confucius

98. “Some things torment us more than they ought; some torment us before they ought; and others torment us when they ought not torment us at all.” > Seneca

99. “Speak the truth, do not become angered, and give when asked, even be it a little.” > Buddha

100. “Speak when you are angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” > Ambrose Brierce

Educating Anger Quotes

101. “The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.” > Joseph Joubert

102. “The fact of the matter is that anger is unleashed emotions. It is emotions that you cannot handle and thus, the only way forward is to let out all of those feelings of frustration…it’s possible to handle all of your emotions in a positive way, instead of letting anger get the better of you.” > A.C. Drexel

103. “The smarter you get, the more you realize anger is not worth it.” > Maxime Lagacé

104. “The strong man is not the good wrestler; the strong man is the only one who controls himself when he is angry.” > Prophet Muhammad

105. “There is no passion so much transports the sincerity of judgment as doth anger.” > Michel de Montaigne

106. “Those who want to be outraged are never without a reason.” > James Pierce

107. “Thoughts that are powered by fear will cause feelings of anxiety, anger or frustration, which will manifest into your life and create negative or bad experiences.” >Joe Hinchliffe


108. “To indulge in outrage is to renounce wisdom.” > James Pierce

109. “Understand at last that you have something in you more powerful and divine than what causes the bodily passions and pulls you like a mere puppet.” > Marcus Aurelius

110. “We all have negative urges, but we don’t have to act out those urges.” > Fred Rogers

111. “We can’t control what people say, but we do have a say in how we react. Refusing to give others power over our feelings is a mark of emotional intelligence.” > Adam Grant

112. “We have often heard people use the expression “I hate you” when they are simply expressing anger. At times, however, intense anger may indeed swell into a state that we can reasonably label “hatred,” even though it is transient.” > Aaron T. Beck

113. “We seldom realize what power there is in patience. All the energy consumed in exploding against others, in retaliating, in unkind words, in the anger that brings grief to others and ulcers to ourselves – all that energy can be harnessed as positive, creative power, simply by learning patience.” > Eknath Easwaran

114. “We will cease to be angry once we cease to be so hopeful.” > Alain de Botton

115. “When anger rises, think of the consequences.” > Confucius

116. “When angry, count four. When very angry, swear.” > Mark Twain

117. “When pain, misery, or anger happen, it is time to look within you, not around you.” > Sadhguru

118. “When the feelings of sadness, anger, and depression appear, allow them to flow and allow yourself to express the emotion with the intention of not doing harm to others.” > Molly McCord

119. “When true forgiveness takes place in our hearts, the only thing that is removed is our resentment and anger toward the offender concerning the transgression that caused the pain.” > Thomas Bear

120. “When we are caught up in a destructive emotion, we lose one of our greatest assets: our independence.” > Dalai Lama

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121. “When we talk about anger management, we are talking about how you control your emotional and physiological responses to situations that cause anger. You cannot avoid these situations and you cannot avoid becoming angry at times; that is only natural. However, you can learn to control how you react.” > James Seals

122. “While a challenging life circumstance is one thing, the truth is, we wouldn’t have to manage our anger if the people in our lives would manage their stupidity.” > Dr. David J. Lieberman

123. “You remember the insults you received far more than those you gave.” > Nassim Nicholas Taleb

124. “You shouldn’t give circumstances the power to rouse anger, for they don’t care at all.” > Marcus Aurelius

125. “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” >  Buddha

126.” Great anger and violence can never build a nation.” > Nelson Mandela

It may actually be impossible to avoid anger entirely. As humans, we have built-in mechanisms that make us liable to express anger at one point or another.

However, we have to be wise enough to learn how to conveniently express anger. Henceforth, we have to let the messages of these anger quotes direct us.

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