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  Don't be quick to get angry; rage is found in the bosom of fools.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  He who conquers his anger conquers an enemy.  
 -  German proverb
  

  In anger, a person becomes a danger to himself and to others.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A soft answer turns away anger.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Anger without power is folly.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Anger is a bad counselor.  
 -  French proverb
  

  A short temper is a disadvantage.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.  
 -  Ann Landers
  

  Temper, if ungoverned, governs the whole man.  
 -  Anthony Shaftesbury
  

  Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way -that is not easy.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Anger is not only inevitable, it is necessary. Its absence means indifference, the most disastrous of all human failings.  
 -  Arthur Ponsonby
  

  Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.  
 -  Booker T. Washington
  

  A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.  
 -  Bruce Lee
  

  When anger rises, think of the consequences.  
 -  Confucius
  

  The way to change others' minds is with affection, and not anger.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Resentment and anger are bad for your blood pressure and your digestion.  
 -  Desmond Tutu
  

  Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words  
 -  Dr. Joyce Brothers
  

  Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.  
 -  Dr. Laurence J. Peter
  

  Men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  I had anger but never hate. Before the war, I was too busy studying to hate. After the war, I thought, 'What's the use?' To hate would be to reduce myself.  
 -  Elie Wiesel
  

  Anger makes dull men witty; but it keeps them poor.  
 -  Elizabeth I
  

  He who angers you conquers you.  
 -  Elizabeth Kenny
  

  Now there's a seven-day waiting period to buy a gun. Who can stay mad that long?  
 -  Emo Philips
  

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

  Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.  
 -  Epictetus
  

  Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.  
 -  Evan Esar
  

  Anger blurs the vision, poisons the blood, is the root of many diseases, and causes wrong decision leading to failure.  
 -  Florence Scovel Shinn
  

  A man can't eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul.  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

  A man is measured by the size of things that anger him.  
 -  Geof Greenleaf
  

  Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  A man can't eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul.  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

  A man is measured by the size of things that anger him.  
 -  Geof Greenleaf
  

  Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.  
 -  Jacqueline Schiff
  

  If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.  
 -  Jimmy Carter
  

  Getting even throws everything out of balance.  
 -  Joe Browne
  

  My life is in the hands of any fool who makes me lose my temper.  
 -  Joseph Hunter
  

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

  Getting angry can sometimes be like leaping into a wonderfully responsive sports car, gunning the motor, taking off at high speed and then discovering the brakes are out of order.  
 -  Maggie Scarf
  

  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
  

  The embarrassment after the anger is biggest humiliation a person can experience.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  When angry, count four. When very angry, swear.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?  
 -  Mawlana Jalal-ad-Din Rumi
  

  Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Holding anger is a poison... It eats you from inside... We think that by hating someone we hurt them... But hatred is a curved blade... And the harm we do to others... we also do to ourselves.  
 -  Mitch Albom
  

  Stay mad, but behave like normal people. Run the risk of being different, but learn to do so without attracting attention.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  People in a temper often say a lot of silly things that they really mean.  
 -  Penelope Gilliat
  

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

  Grow angry slowly - there is plenty of time.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Whenever we hold on to our anger, we turn 'small stuff' into really 'big stuff' in our minds. We start to believe that our positions are more important than our happiness. They are not.  
 -  Richard Carlson
  

  Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.  
 -  Robert G. Ingersoll
  

  Angry people usually end up looking ridiculous, for their response seems out of proportion to what occasioned it. They have taken things too seriously, exaggerating the hurt or insult that has been done to them. They are so sensitive to slight that it becomes comical how much they take personally. More comical still is their belief that their outbursts signify power. The truth is the opposite: Petulance is not power, it is a sign of helplessness.  
 -  Robert Greene
  

  Resentment is like taking poison and hoping the other person dies.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  When anger spreads through the breast, guard thy tongue from barking idly.  
 -  Sappho
  

  Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.  
 -  Seneca
  

  Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice.  
 -  Stanley Horowitz
  

  If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?  
 -  Sydney J. Harris
  

  If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?  
 -  Sydney J. Harris
  

  The greatest remedy for anger is delay.  
 -  Thomas Paine
  

  He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow.  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  When we get angry we show it by shouting but when we get hurt by the person we love the most we can't explain the pain through words then crying and silence is the only answer.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Anger is our natural defense against pain. So when I say I hate you, it really means You Hurt Me.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A gun can kill,fire can burn, wind can chill and the mind can learn.Anger can rage till it tears you apart, but the power of your smile can melt a frozen heart.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't make me mad then tell me to calm down. That's like stabbing someone and then wondering why they're bleeding.  
 -  Unknown
  

  When you truly love someone, mistakes will never change your feelings. Because only the mind that gets angry, the heart still cares.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Haters stay mad because they can't have the attention you have!  
 -  Unknown
  

  When you're angry, your text speed increases by a ridiculous amount.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I get jealous, I get mad, I get worried, I get curious. But that's only because I love you so much and I don't want to lose you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  If you've got a problem with me, tell me. Don't go putting it around on Facebook and then expect me to know that you're mad at me.  
 -  Unknown
  

  There are times I want to be mad, there are times I want to give up, there are times I want to cry, but no matter how many times I think about that, I always end up saying, Damn, I love you so much.  
 -  Unknown
  

  When a girl is mad, NOTHING is off limits! She'll bring up stuff from an argument you had a month ago just to get her point across!  
 -  Unknown
  

  Never go to bed angry, stay awake and plot revenge.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I get jealous, I get mad, I get curious. But it's only because I care.  
 -  Unknown
  

  To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.  
 -  William H. Walton