Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.

Richard M. Nixon

Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can't last.

Greg Evans

If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.


If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.


When anger rises, think of the consequences.


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.

Malcolm X

He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy.

German Proverb

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him.

Louis L'Amour

Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.

Pope Paul Vi

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.

Dr. Willard Gaylin

Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.

Mario Puzo

The angry people are those people who are most afraid.

Dr. Robert Anthony

Anger as soon as fed is dead- 'Tis starving makes it fat.

Emily Dickinson

Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.

M. Kathleen Casey

An angry player can't argue with the back of an umpire who is walking away.

Bill Klem

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

Henry Ward Beecher

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


When anger spreads through the breath, guard thy tongue from barking idly.


Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.

Laurence J. Peter

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to.

Harriet Lerner

I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry.

Maxine Waters

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.

Joan Lunden

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

Cherie Carter Scott

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

Daniel Webster

Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage.

Babylonian Talmud

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

Marcus Aurelius

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

Elizabeth I

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

Edward G. Bulwer lytton