47 Quotes About Anger Management


Dealing with feelings of anger that require compassion is a show of strength. These quotes about anger management will encourage you to find an alternative outlet to your feelings.

“A little more compassion and a little less anger is what most of us need.”

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

“Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can’t last.”

“Anger gets you into trouble, ego keeps you in trouble.”

“Anger is a loaded weapon, be careful where you point it.”

“Angry people are not always wise.”

“Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are.”

“Because women tend to turn their anger inward and blame themselves, they tend to become depressed and their self-esteem is lowered.”

“Before you reach the point of forgiveness, you go through the phase where you pray… for every possible misfortune and ill luck to strike them dead while you sit and watch.”

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

“But there are indeed specific obstacles to change, which different people experience in different ways.”

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

“Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.”

“Experimental studies consistently point out that the popular remedy for anger, ventilation, is really worse than useless.”

“Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.”

“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.”

“I am heartened to find so much wit in you, that you’d give thought to consequences and choose your way with reason, not passion only.”

“I’d be the first to admit that I have no shortage of faults.”

“If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.”

“Impatience is the breeding ground of anger.”

“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.”

“Love is not the answer, peace is. Throughout my whole life I have experienced and seen others use love as a reason to treat people with unkindness by being controlling, jealous, shouting in anger, and projecting guilt and shame.”

“Many men find themselves unable to cope with even minor frustration. They get angry over trivial things, such as a broken pencil lead or an overcooked hamburger.”

“Men in rage strike those that wish them best.”

“Most of the times Anger is fear directed inward.”

“Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.”

“Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it… Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.”

“Not until you change your lens, true beauty shall always look ugly to you!”

“One participant got so angry after thinking about the insulting feedback that hitting the punching bag wasn’t enough: he punched a hole in the wall of the lab.”

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

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”

“There are an incalculable—even infinite—number of situations in which we can practice forgiveness.”

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

“There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy.”

“This intense desire to control is an attempt to maintain dignity in spite of low self-regard.”

“To function successfully in our complex world it is necessary for us to possess the capacity not only to express our anger but also not to express it.”

“Transcending anger happens when we are able to commit to something greater than ourselves.”

“Use your anger for good. Anger to people is like gas to the automobile – it fuels you to move forward and get to a better place.”

“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.”

“When you are angry, don’t react. Respond with consideration, kindness, and love.”

“When you are angry—stop, breath, relax, step back, think, and forgive before you react.”

“Whenever you are angry, take a beautiful object in your house and smash it to pieces.”

“Woe to him who offends a patient man who has just reached his limit.”

“You can’t selectively numb your anger, any more than you can turn off all lights in a room, and still expect to see the light.”

Putting your anger to constructive use will make managing your life easier.

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