39 Quotes About Controlling Anger


Having self control for your feelings can be difficult. These quotes about controlling anger will aid you in meeting new depths of your emotion.

“A hand ready to hit, may cause you great trouble.”

“A man can’t eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul.”

“A man in a passion, rides a mad horse.”

“A quarrelsome man has no good neighbours.”

“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”

“Anger is a short madness.”

“Anger is a valid emotion. It’s only bad when it takes control and makes you do things you don’t want to do.”

“Anger is just anger. It isn’t good. It isn’t bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It’s like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice.”

“Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.”

“Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.”

“Anger is one letter short of danger.”

“Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are.”

“Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.”

“Angry people are not always wise.”

“At the core of all anger is a need that is not being fulfilled.”

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.”

“Clouds gather before a storm.”

“Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.”

“Don’t get your back up.”

“Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.”

“Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.”

“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.”

“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.”

“If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?”

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

“If you kick a stone in anger you will hurt your foot.”

“In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief.”

“It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.”

“Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.”

“Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd take warning.”

“Sometimes when I’m angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.”

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”

“The anger of the prudent never shows.”

“The greatest remedy for anger is delay.”

“The sharpest sword is a word spoken in wrath.”

“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.”

“Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. ”

“When angry, count four. When very angry, swear.”

“Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.”

Taking control of your anger will allow you to make clearer decisions.

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