701 Inspiring Quotes about Anger

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about anger? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 701 most beautiful anger quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Anger quotes

I grew up here, and it’s always been a very diverse community. So for people to come out and say that there’s some long-standing anger or there’s a history of racial tension is absolutely ridiculous. There’s not a black-white divide in Ferguson.

— James Knowles III

You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.

— Richard M. Nixon

Strong anger can only make you weaker than you already are

— Munia Khan

Let us not look back in anger nor forward in fear but around us in awareness.

— James Thurber

Our anger is a product of our insecurities.

— Saru Singhal, Rousing Cadence

What the fertilizer does to the germinating plant is what happiness does for a depressed soul… What anger does to a person is what an acid does to its container!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

When someone hurts us, our natural instinct is to strike back—but when we do, we not only destroy any possibility of reconciliation, but we also allow anger and hate to control us.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

One effect of an individualistic culture that’s poor at instilling mutual respect is that people jump more quickly to anger or violence.

— Geoff Mulgan

Sometimes you just need to raise your voice. And sometimes a little anger is necessary, to be honest.

— Corey Hawkins

Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.

— Edward Albert

I don’t think your ability to fight has anything to do with how big you are. It’s to do with how much anger is in you.

— Amy Winehouse

There aren’t very many good models of feminine rage – and the ones that we remember are ones where women take that anger internally and implode themselves in a real way, like Anna Karenina or Emma Bovary.

— Lauren Groff

I have learnt through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmuted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmuted into a power which can move the world.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Jesus will not accept the common distinction between righteous indignation and unjustifiable anger. The disciple must be entirely innocent of anger, because anger is an offence against both God and his neighbour.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship

Control your anger before it controls you

— Faisal Attari

Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.

— Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Pundits talk about ‘populist rage’ as a way to trivialize the anger and fear coursing through the middle class.

— Elizabeth Warren

Letting go of anger is the best way to find peace of mind, a healthier pain-free body, and an indomitable spirit.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

We all have anger in our hearts at times from past situations or even present. These thoughts hurt one’s self more than anything. Without the effort of washing those thoughts from our minds there can be no inner peace.

— Ron Baratono

For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.

— Paula Cole

Goals for the future distract from worry and anger about the past and redirect your focus to the direction you’re travelling in.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

The throne rumbled. A wave of gale-force anger slammed int

— Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

It was the sort of anger that comes to a slow boil inside the hearts of good men who want justice, and finding it out oftheir grasp, decide vengeance is the next best thing.

— Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

There are as many kinds of anger as there are of the sunsets with which they ought to end.

— George MacDonald

I’m generally quite an angry person, and I like to channel my anger toward something creative.

— Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

With each opportunity before me, God presented me with a choice. I could accept His offerings, His wisdom, His grace. Or I could choose to hold onto the pain, the anger and the resentment a little longer.

— Sharon E. Rainey, Making a Pearl from the Grit of Life

You can be a person with a strong passion or holy anger and be furious in a way that will make the society safer, godly, with social justice and equity.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

When you’re not sure your anger is justified, the thing to do is ask yourself exactly where it’s coming from.

— Lynn Coady

I’ve never felt that anger is a very powerful emotion.

— John Hurt

I swallowed all the doubt and all the disappointment and all the anger and they were almost too big, like vitamin pills that are difficult to get down even with water.

— Annabel Pitcher, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

Contempt is the only asymmetrical expression in the muscular facial system: Disgust, fear, happiness, surprise and anger typically express themselves symmetrically. Contempt is marked by one lip corner pulled up and in a dismissive sneer.

— Pamela Meyer

Exile might satisfy the anger of the living, but it did not appease the dead.

— Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

One of the greatest lessons we can learn in life is how to keep mute when the boiling ring of anger is dropped within us

— Ikechukwu Izuakor

I have been to anger management twice. After the first session the lady was like, ‘Baby, you don’t seem that angry at all. You seem like a really nice guy.’

— Kid Rock

respond rather than react to situations, people or environment. Let go of limiting emotions such as fear, frustration and anger and start to express your emotions to others, this is essential to a healthy wellbeing.

— Avis J. Williams, The Psychic Mind: A Practical Guide to Psychic Development & Spiritual Growth

When you create an economy where you subsidize corporate profits through a welfare program and food stamps in order to keep wages low in some perverse pursuit of ‘competiveness, ‘ than you reap the fruits of the anger that you sow.

— Martin O’Malley

Never strike out of anger if at all possible, this will give your enemy the advantage and strengthen his resolve and psyche

— Soke Behzad Ahmadi

The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.

— Mehmet Oz

I understand Tea Partyers’ anger with the system, but they are in way over their heads and often racially motivated, and I can’t be part of that.

— Zach Galifianakis

Still, he was angry–that particular anger of humans defied by the persistence of nature.

— Cutter Nick

I don’t think enough players channel the energy of the crowd. If it’s done properly, and you don’t let anger overwhelm and distract you, it’s like a shot of adrenaline in the arm, and it gets the crowd pumped up.

— John McEnroe

It’s more like the anger what keep us alive, if yoh are Happy… you are fucking open to dead.

— Deyth Banger

We’re comfortable with women in certain roles but not comfortable with women expressing anger or fully accepting their power. The most daring question a woman can ask is, ‘What do I want?’

— Libba Bray

If you have influence on other people. Dont be influenced by their hate, money, jealousy, anger and popularity .

— De philosopher DJ Kyos

Anger and violence in Gaza and among Gazans is completely predictable. In a situation like ours, the absence of violence and anger would be abnormal. All of of us feel angry at least occasionally.

— Izzeldin Abuelaish, I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity

I have trouble controlling my base emotions when the moon is full, but anger is the hardest for me. If I’m mad, I turn into the Hulk. Except I’m not green.

— Amanda Carlson, Ante Up

From an evolutionary point of view, most emotions – fear, desire, anger – serve some practical purpose, but nostalgia is a useless, futile thing because it is a longing for something that is permanently lost . . . .

— David Nicholls, Us

My anger feels hot and bilious but I keep it bottled until it doubles back and I’m mad at myself.

— Gayle Forman, Just One Year

Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.

— Francis Quarles

I think the only time I show my emotions and anger is on the cricket field; otherwise, I’ve mellowed down. And with age, I think, with age you always end up mellowing down.

— Gautam Gambhir

Red-hot anger takes away a lot of the heartache.

— Victoria Ashton, Juicy Secrets

Time spent looking back in anger is time wasted

— Mary Stewart, The Last Enchantment

At times anger will trigger harsh words. After a cooling period wisdom sets in; finally, the ability to speak from the heart with love and compassion.

— Ana Monnar, Relax: New And Selected Poems: New And Selected Poems

The smoke shifted direction and I breathed in. Breathed out. On the inhale I was angry. On the exhale…there it was again. Fear. The fear made me angry and the anger made me afraid and I wasn’t sure who he was anymore. Or who I was.

— Laurie Halse Anderson, The Impossible Knife of Memory

I had an unfortunate habit of allowing my anger to blind me. An extremely unfortunate habit. Glate knew that, and he knew how to stop me from doing something stupid. He was my sense of reality in a world thrown off balance. But he wasn’t here now.

— Nicole Sobon, Submerged

Keep cool anger is not an argument.

— Daniel Webster

Some people live as though they are already dead. There are people moving around us who are consumed by their past, terrified of their future, and stuck in their anger and jealousy. They are not alive; they are just walking corpses.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment

White writers can be blunt about race and get all activist because their anger isn’t threatening

— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

People are fed up with the way things are. There is a lot of bitterness out there, a lot of anger about a lack of jobs and concerns for the next generation.

— Gary Lineker

Eventually, I moved from a place of anger toward the Jews of Israel toward a place of embrace.

— Ayman Odeh

Fear could drive one to violence as quickly as anger could.

— Nenia Campbell, Black Beast

The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.

— Dalai Lama XIV

Any anger I feel vanishes. What is left cannot be described. It is guilt piled onto emptiness and set afire.

— Bryan Reardon, Finding Jake

As with all young ones, a deeper perception comes clearer with time… Roe’vaash recieved the grace to release the anger and pain he had carried and suffered for so long…

— K. Farrell St. Germain, Then’diel’s SONG: An Elven Grove Dark Fantasy

If you want to conquer the stress, anger and illusion of life, live in the moment, enjoy your breathing, count your blessings.

— Bhimsen Sapkota

With improved historical records, and easier access to them, we actually have better reasons for hating one another, for anger and violence toward one another.

— Richard Rohr, Adam’s Return: The Five Promises of Male Initiation

It’s been so long since I’ve let myself feel anger that I don’t just feel it. It covers my mouth and I swallow it down, the taste sharp and metal as though I’m gnawing through foilware.

— Ally Condie, Crossed

I could feel my moral compass as a soldier, in danger of – I could feel the squeeze, the pressure of frustration and anger and fear combining on me… I felt the danger; I felt the squeeze of it.

— Tim O’Brien

Walter’s case taught me that fear and anger are a threat to justice; they can infect a community, a state, or a nation and make us blind, irrational, and dangerous.

— Bryan Stevenson

There’s a lot of anger in the Twitter-verse, as I’ve discovered. But there’s a lot of love.

— Joss Whedon

Anger – justifiable anger in the face of oppression and prejudice – should not be mistaken for hatred.

— Christina Engela

People are unjust to anger – it can be enlivening and a lot of fun.

— Philip Roth

You are truly classy if you manage to speak politely in spite of anger boiling inside you.

— Saru Singhal

Let your dissent fuel you, your anger inspire you, your rage convey you, and your fury strike a chilling fear onto the spines of your enemies.

— Evan Meekins, The Black Banner

Premeditated anger is a bitch. Instead of saying, “Next time he does this, I will … “, say, “Next time he does that, I will show him more patience and more love. That’s premeditative love. She’s much sexier!

— Ace Antonio Hall

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and evil speaking be put away from you with all malice and be ye kind to one another tenderhearted forgiving one another even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

— Bible

Without meditation, contemplation and skillful action, the anger lurking in your mind can becomethe (d)anger within your life.”Leonard Perlmutter (Ram Lev)

— Leonard Perlmutter, The Heart and Science of Yoga: The American Meditation Institute’s Empowering Self-Care Program for a Happy, Healthy, Joyful Life

The anger welled inside me, with no where to go. I could feel it eating away at me. I knew if i didn’t find a way to release it, it would destroy me.

— Kami Garcia, Sublimes creatures

On stage, I find anger at the unfairness of the world easily.

— Jessica Raine

Can we just be grateful for beauty & joy, fascination & tolerance, humour & love, nature & grace, and simply release any anger and pains?

— Jay Woodman

Sometimes with anger you can be much more dangerous than with skill.

— Mathieu Amalric

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.

— Buddha

All weather is sin-related. Lust causes thunder, anger causes fog, and you don’t want to know what causes dew.

— Stephen Colbert, I Am America

While I understand the passions and the anger that arise over the death of Michael Brown, giving into that anger by looting or carrying guns, and even attacking the police, only serves to raise tensions and stir chaos.

— Barack Obama

I guess I probably make violent films partly because I can’t express my anger in my real life very well.

— Park Chan-wook

Man kills, the things he love the most, sometimes by the virtue of hatred, crime, anger and war and sometimes by dramatizing his activities. But he is not aware that his killings are his own self-image.

— Santosh Kalwar

As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.

— Shelley Berman

Don’t live your life with anger and hate in your heart as you will only be hurting yourself more than the people you hate.

— Robert Tew

Why not live for the reaches of Heaven than strive for the depths of Hell? If in the end there is nothing- what have you lost but fear and anger and hate?

— Amber E. Box

What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.

— Saint Augustine

Sometimes, you have to make the choice to forgive 10 times a day when you have these pockets of anger come up. That’s a lot of work, but to me it’s worthwhile.

— Amanda Lindhout

[W]e need to think twice about raining down vengeance and anger as our default position.

— Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

If you are driven by fear, anger or pride nature will force you to compete. If you are guided by courage, awareness, tranquility and peace nature will serve you.

— Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

I’ve become a lot more tolerant; I think before I talk. I can take a lot now. I don’t get as angry as I used to. Whenever I do, I channel my anger into my work.

— Anurag Kashyap

Fear, separation, hate and anger come from the wrong view that you and the Earth are two separate entities, the Earth is only the environment. You are in the centre, and you want to do something for the Earth in order for you to survive.

— Nhat Hanh

The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.

— Wayne Dyer

I use the music to vent, and a lot of the stuff that I am writing about or was writing about contained a lot of anger and anxiety, stress and depression, so that’s how the album came out so dark.

— Vanilla Ice

Freedom of expression is tested during times of anger and conflict and enables all opinions and outraged expressions of dissent that we may not want to hear. But even for this there have to be limits.

— Yair Lapid

Until recently, we regarded love as supernatural. We were willing to study the brain chemistry of fear and depression and anger but not love.

— Helen Fisher

The longer we spent together, the more she discovered about me. The things I didn’t want her to know. The darkness and the anger and the pain.

— Ashleigh Z., Louisiana Sky

What are you wrapped up in?’ Roan whispered. Her anger and frustration had shifted to a sympathy that grated Vhalla.’I’m simply learning where I’m meant to be.’ It was the only response because it was the truth.

— Elise Kova

I grew up looking at my father as to how to behave. In watching him I grasped so many things. His own temperament was of a calm person. He was very composed and I never saw anger in him. To me, that was fascinating.

— Sachin Tendulkar

Show me a culture where honesty is considered ridiculous, where nobody’s ever accountable for anything, where anger gets admired as a sign of strength, and I’ll show you a place where misery is permanent

— Anthony Steyning

People say love is the international language. I’d say jealousy and anger are also pretty articulate.

— Marshall Thornton, Little Boy Afraid

Chorus of women: […] Oh! my good, gallant Lysistrata, and all my friends, be ever like a bundle of nettles; never let you anger slacken; the wind of fortune blown our way.

— Aristophanes, Lysistrata

Imagine how much capital a country like Argentina might attract – if instead of defaulting seriatim and affecting a pose of anger toward creditors, it borrowed responsibly and honored its obligations.

— Paul Singer

In the world of the Machiguenga, sadness could be equated with anger, and anger was a perilous emotion, by which a foreigner could lose his life.

— Tahir Shah, House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City

People who don’t know the true character of God – who don’t believe He is merciful, gracious and slow to anger – can never have a close, personal, intimate relationship with Him.

— Joyce Meyer

The bare recollection of anger kindles anger.

— Publilius Syrus

I think what I learned in research is that as Americans, we’re very distrustful of anger. We’re not sure if we should repress it. The idea that anger is supposed to be controlled is American, and we try to keep it out of our homes.

— Koren Zailckas

My biggest influence is rap. It spoke to me, probably because of my upbringing in Christiania. You listen to ‘The Chronic’ and you can hear that anger and frustration.

— Lukas Forchhammer

When we find that we have been aroused to anger we must call for God’s help like the apostles when they were tossed about by the wind and storm on the waters. He will command your passions to cease and there will be a great calm.

— Francis de Sales

When you assume negative intent, you’re angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent, you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up because you are no longer almost random in your response.

— Indra Nooyi

Religion is tied to the deepest feelings people have. The love that arises from that stewing pot is the sweetest and strongest, but the hate is the hottest, and the anger is the most violent.

— Orson Scott Card, Children of the Mind

Tom always did anger well. Hid it well, but showed it even better

— Melina Marchetta, The Piper’s Son

Sadly, there are many forces more powerful and devestating than love… Among them for example, the anger and jealousy of a spurned husband or lover. Fire begets passions, but it also burns.

— Hub, Okko: The Cycle of Fire

I also had to work through the violation of my date rape, my unhealthy relationships with men, my anger toward the people involved in the scandal, and those who exploited me afterwards.

— Donna Rice

It’s funny how three or four notes of anger can be struck at once, creating the perfect chord of fury.

— Tayari Jones, Silver Sparrow

precious laughing time is wasted, because I have to put up with Satan’s stupid minions who smile without attempting to anger somebody else – leave us alone already.

— A Gentlemen

Behind these eyesthere is a girl trapped withinher pain – a girl feeling all the emotionsof anger and sadness.She’s fighting for a way out.” (In her eyes, p. 39)

— Chimnese Davids, Muses of Wandering Passions

The nice thing about anger is that, as an emotion, it’s strong enough to unplug me from the comedian’s mind for a minute and just be a frustrated member of the citizenry.

— Seth Meyers

But my anger was a slippery thing, like a fish I was trying to keep hold of, and it wiggled out of my grasp.

— Cynthia Hand, The Last Time We Say Goodbye

And then, anger gave way to pure and simple job satisfaction. I mean, when I looked at a dead zombie head on a spike, I thought, “Hey, I did that. Picasso would have been proud. Especially how I rearranged that eye

— Jesse Petersen

Quite a lot of our contemporary culture is actually shot through with a resentment of limits and the passage of time, anger at what we can’t do, fear or even disgust at growing old.

— Rowan Williams

I shall now express my utter disgust and anger with you through the piano.

— Akira Sasanuma

The trouble with anger is, it gets hold of you. And then you aren’t the master of yourself. Anger is.

— Jeanne DuPrau, The City of Ember

All I do is have fun. When I’m not working, it’s about making people laugh. I love making jokes about things. Even when someone’s mad at me, I’ll deflect anger with humor. My days are filled with laughter. If I’m not laughing, I’m not happy.

— Drew Fuller

Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life’s just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff.

— Kevin Rudd

A void in my chest was beginning to fill with anger. Quiet, defeated anger that guaranteed me the right to my hurt, that believed no one could possibly understand that hurt.

— Rachel Sontag, House Rules

I want roles without anger and feistiness. I want to show weakness and sadness, some love, some happiness.

— Marlee Matlin

Our anger could become a force of deliverance.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Democracy isn’t solely about polite conversations in parliaments. It needs to be continually refreshed with raw passions, anger and ideals.

— Geoff Mulgan

There are three things that stop people from becoming their best, “fear” “anger” and “greed.” The antidote to fear is action, the cure for anger is gratitude and the medicine to greed is love.

— Sesan Kareem

He left her. She was dissatisfied with him. He had preferred to incur her anger rather than cause her pain. He had kept all the pain for himself.

— Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

Most men’s anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.

— Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

I think, for one, we have to really accept that anger is a normal human emotion that can be a positive force for change.

— Koren Zailckas

Your anger and emotional outbursts usually result when someone penetrates to the core of what you do not like about yourself or still cannot accept.

— Bill George Peter Sims

Verbally, I’m quite fast on my feet. I could embarrass or anger most people if I wanted to.

— Andrew Marr

Suppress anger and the world will be good for you, suppress more anger and the world will be better with you. Suppress all your anger and then you will not be okay with this world.

— Ratish Edwards

Transferring my anger and pain onto paper turns it into something tangible, something that can be shredded or burned, or at the very least, sealed shut in a box. ~Call Me Tuesday

— Leigh Byrne

When we forgive someone, we don’t pretend that the harm didn’t happen or cause us pain. We see it clearly for what it was, but we also come to see that fixating on the memory of harm generates anger and sadness.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

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

— Maya Angelou

A heart filled with anger has no room for love.

— Joan Lunden, Wake-Up Calls

Think long and hard about how you proceed, Nico di Angelo. You cannot lie to Cupid. If you let your anger rule you… well, your fate will be even sadder then mine.

— Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger – all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy.

— Common

I’m sorry but I will manage my anger when you manage your childishness.

— Nina Ardianti, Restart

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

— Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Your anger is the fire which can burn the whole world, but forgiveness is the water which can extinguish the fire and bloom the flowers of peace and love.

— Debasish Mridha

What happens in our hearts is our field of freedom. As long as we carry old wounds and anger in our hearts, we continue to suffer. Forgiveness allows us to move on.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

Do I really smother my own joy because I believe that anger achieves more than love?

— Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts.

— Blanche Lincoln

I’m really busted up over this and I’m very, very sorry to those people in the audience, the blacks, the Hispanics, whites – everyone that was there that took the brunt of that anger and hate and rage and how it came through.

— Michael Richards

The irony of love is that it guarantees some degree of anger fear and criticism.

— Harold H. Bloomfield

I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger – but I have to succeed.

— Boris Trajkovski

[God] wants to help you overcome the bitterness and anger that you feel, and He wants to encourage you . . . He knows that anger and depression will never help you deal with your problems—they only make them worse.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The anger in the Brigade against those who fought the Republic in the rear was sharpened by reports of weapons, even tanks, being kept from the front and hidden for treacherous purposes.

— Bill Alexander

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people to focus your energies on answers – not excuses.

— William Arthur Ward

I am sometimes sad when I hear the personal stories of Tibetan refugees who have been tortured or beaten. Some irritation, some anger comes. But it never lasts long. I always try to think at a deeper level, to find ways to console.

— Dalai Lama

I guess because I had such a horrible life growing up, going from place to place not knowing what I was gonna do and ending up being homeless, there was a lot of pain and a lot of anger that was coming out through my guitar playing.

— Dave Mustaine

He learned…never to show his anger or hatred against a stronger adversary, for fear of being crushed.

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando, Triple Agent, Double Cross

If you unload your anger on others its your Weakness And if you learn to absorb your anger inside you Then its your Power.

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

This much is true: When you are about to effect the lives of hundreds of people, Satan will do everything he can to prevent it from happening. Often pride and anger are his best assassins.

— Shannon L. Alder

My songs have always been frustrating themes, relationships that I’ve had. And now that I’m in love, I expect it to be really happy, or at least there won’t be half as much anger as there was.

— Kurt Cobain

My anger was on a rise, when suddenly her eyelids fell. Her lips flexed and again relaxed to shower me with a smile that calmed me down in seconds.

— Nikhil Bhardwaj, O Amor

Boys with a ‘failure to launch’ are invisible to most girls. With poor social skills, the boys feel anger at their fear of being rejected and self-loathing at their inability to compete.

— Warren Farrell

His resiliency was not the resiliency of the dumb but of a lamb who can remember hurt but cannot sustain the anger or the bitterness that brittles the heart.

— Dean Koontz, Brother Odd

Jonah’s anger was not marked by outbursts of rage but by a quiet withdrawal from the company of others and a growing preoccupation with the events in his own life.

— Colin S. Smith, Jonah: Navigating a God-Centered Life

A little anger is a good thing if it isn’t on your own behalf, if it’s for others deserving of your anger, your empathy.

— David Simon

I see now that my faith was becoming an ally rather than an enemy because I could vent anger freely, even toward God, without fearing retribution.

— Gerald L. Sittser, A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss

I watched as she, with a half-life-worth of anger and resolve, flickered into this dark night and tried with all her might to get back what was taken from her.

— Mo Daviau, Every Anxious Wave

In order to fix it, you need a passionate anger about something that doesn’t work well.

— James Dyson

He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.

— B. C. Forbes

When trying to start a company, your enemy isn’t criticism, anger or insults. Your enemy is apathy.

— Gil Penchina

This anxiety to keep his father from anger was wearisome to him.

— Pearl S. Buck

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.

— Zora Neale Hurston

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

— Thomas Paine

Raise your love so high that anger cannot reach it.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

It was almost as if he was giving her his silence, so that all of her anger had a place to go.

— Jodi Lynn Anderson, Tiger Lily

Both sadness and anger are the two sides of same coin. Sadness is supressed anger, while anger is expressed sadness. Both sadness and anger are state of unhappiness, which are often because lack of self-love.

— Vishwas Chavan

I usually get all my stress and anger out at the gym. But when I get out, I’m kind of a pleasant person – really.

— Natalie Martinez

If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return.

— Deepak Chopra, The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore

Sometimes anger pave the path of success.

— Kishore Bansal

If you have no anger inside your heart, you will have no enemy outside in the world.

— Debasish Mridha

Protest and anger practically always derives from hope, and the shouting out against injustice is always in the hope of those injustices being somewhat corrected and a little more justice established.

— John Berger

With self-acceptance, we have the ability to choose compassion and forgiveness over anger and self-hatred.

— Michelle Cruz-Rosado

There are many irritations in life. They become prime opportunities for Satan to lead us into evil passion. Keep anger clear of bitterness, spite, or hatred.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with – don’t go to that level.

— Tim Gunn

Don’t let anger consume you if you’re longing for true love.

— Janice Valencia Capulso

Use your good common sense. Is anger useful? If you get angry at someone, the result is good neither for you nor for the other person. Nothing helpful comes of it. In the end, anger does not harm others; it hurts yourself.

— Dalai Lama XIV, How to Expand Love: Widening the Circle of Loving Relationships

As soon as anger knocks at one’s door, wisdom prepares to leave.

— Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

My anger with the US was not at first, that they had used that weapon – although that anger came later.

— Wilfred Burchett

103When we try to be something that we are not, we become the slave of a rigid, fixed mind, following a rule about how things have to be. The violence and the anger in us remain unnoticed, because we are caught in our pictures of how we should be.

— Charlotte Joko Beck

Listen, Harper. I realize how hard this is for you.”A flash of anger heats up in my chest. She doesn’t understand. She can’t. If she did, she’d leave me alone instead of trying to force me to talk about this.

— Hannah Harrington, Saving June

Every day we are challenged by events, people and situations that are extremely frustrating and anger producing.

— Kwame Addai

All right then, I’ll be mad at you on this score, which incidentally is no great misfortune, as things balance out quite well if there’s a little anger for you lurking in one corner of my heart.

— Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena

I personally do not believe in politics, hatred, or anger in my musical composition.

— Horace Silver

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

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

We shouldn’t hide behind anger or anonymity when reliving the past because all that’s happened and all those who belong in our past are part of our story.

— Melizena

You can never see my tears behind my anger and smile. The only thing you can see is my respect for you, because you deserve for it….

— V Partap Singh Salathia

What we Americans go through to pick a president is not only crazy and unnecessary but genuinely abusive. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent in a craven, cynical effort to stir up hatred and anger on both sides.

— Matt Taibbi

When people conclude that anger causes abuse, they are confusing cause and effect. Ray was not abusive because he was angry; he was angry because he was abusive. Abusers carry attitudes that produce fury.

— Lundy Bancroft, Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men

Life’s not that simple. Not so easy to move on when the anger you’ve got is what keeps you going.

— Rachel Ward, Numbers

A mix of revenge, sadness and anger funnels into a decision that’s so simple and neat, it could fit in my pocket. I will help Kudzu destroy Aevum. Just like Magnus destroyed my mother.

— Georgia Clark, Parched

She is a wiry blanched creature with no beauty. Her expression reminds him of a crumpled letter – there is both sadness and anger in it.

— Glenn Haybittle, The Way Back to Florence

I’ve purged myself of bitterness and anger and remained open to love.

— Tatum O’Neal

All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.

— Sallust

I was never jailed. The fact is that I was arrested, but I went into a diversion programme, and by that time I’d already begun working in what was called anger management. It was a painful and awful moment.

— David Soul

Even if times are tough and you’re enduring a terrible heartache, it’s important to focus your anger on a vibrator, not another person.

— Chelsea Handler, My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

The confusing lesson whipped Frankie’s anger into something she had never felt before. It was like an emotional meringue – the airy feeling of loneliness topped with the hard crisp of injustice. Yet its taste was far from sweet.

— Lisi Harrison, Monster High

No matter how fierce the enemy seems–when fear cripples us, anger enrages us, or selfishness possesses us; when adversity crushes us, opposition hounds us, or temptation plagues us–God is greater.

— Katy Kauffman, 2 Timothy: Winning the Victory

Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it’s easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience.

— Eric Alterman

Denial, panic, threats, anger – those are very human responses to feeling guilt.

— Joshua Oppenheimer

I’ve spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control.

— Yancy Butler

To rule one’s anger is well to prevent it is better.

— Tryon Edwards

Perhaps it should be obvious: Adultery is a social threat that arouses raw anger and fear, which the bellicose then need to discharge rather than merely feel, traditionally on the philandering wife or the female home-wrecker.

— Mary Gaitskill

Beneath the eerie calm of these unfathomable waters were deadly whirlpools of ambition, anger and unhappiness.

— Simon Sebag Montefiore, Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar

I think anger is a good thing.

— Steve Bannon

Maybe I needed sensitivity training. I once signed up for an anger management class, but the instructor pissed me off.

— Darynda Jones, First Grave on the Right

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.

— Willard Gaylin

… Will ye be there for him in his time of need, or do you prefer to take your anger with you to the grave?

— Steve Alten, The Loch

Reese sucked in a breath and played faster, hurling the anger through his fingers until it spun all hisfear, all his rage, into the gentle voice of music.

— Willowy Whisper, This Hostile Land

When we want to see someone in a certain way, we find a way, but when we don’t we have to wake up and see who they truly are and not what our pain or anger chooses to believe.

— Shannon L. Alder

I have some anger issues.

— Bryan Cranston

I vent my anger in the gym, and it calms me down.

— Samantha Ruth Prabhu

I think that all the anger and cynicism comes from suppressing things that we always wanted.

— John Lee Hancock

The anger subsided, and my shoulders fell. “I know you didn’t. But you have got to curb this overprotective big-brother thing you’ve got going on.”Travis laughed once. “I’m not playing the big brother, Pigeon. Not even close.

— Jamie McGuire, Beautiful Disaster

If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.

— Jeremy Taylor

As with fascism, the rise of Islamic totalitarianism has partly to do with its populist appeal to the class resentments of an economically oppressed population and to anger at political subordination and humiliation.

— Ellen Willis

When someone says that I’m angry it’s actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships, which is part of why I’d write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman.

— Alanis Morissette

There can hardly be a plainer proof of the lowness of our nature, until we have laid hold of the higher nature that belongs to us by birthright, than this, that even a just anger tends to make us unjust and unkind.

— George MacDonald, Mary Marston

The sin of quick anger is an idol of the heart that is not dying to our own rights.

— Ron Pearce

Fair peace becomes men ferocious anger belongs to beasts.

— Ovid

In the long history of male and female relations all the way back to the Garden, I can’t think of one in which a woman’s anger ever won over a man.

— Marie Arana, Lima Nights

She was beginning to recognize it as the feeling of anger taken to such a level it was no longer possible to separate it from any other emotion or thought. In a way, it was a liberating sensation.

— Martha Wells, The Element of Fire

It is only with burning anger that we can speak of this attack by counter-revolutionary reactionary elements against the capital of our country, against our people’s democratic order and the power of the working class.

— Janos Kadar

She feels the anger quiet into a briny resentment. The bitterness floats like an inkblot in her mind’s eye.

— Hala Alyan, Salt Houses

Jealously would kill you from inside, if you water the plant of jealousy with anger instead of hard work

— Paulo Coelho

I want people who write to crash or dive below the surface, where life is so cold and confusing and hard to see.Your anger and damage and grief are the way to the truth.

— Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Terrorism is just a whole other level of anger management issues.

— Thisuri Wanniarachchi

Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.

— Gloria Steinem

I think photographers are too polite. There is not enough anger in photography it’s pretty much trivialized.

— Duane Michals

You mustn’t let your emotions get the better of you. There is a great deal to be angry about, but anger doesn’t change things.

— Gemma Malley, The Resistance

Buried beneath disappointment and fear, anger and pride, I just might find it in my heart to forgive.

— Emily Giffin, Heart of the Matter

Treat your anger with the utmost respect and tenderness, for it is no other than yourself.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

He tries to force the anger down, but it’s like an anvil on his chest. He closes his eyes, like Sammy taught him, and forces the anvil up; he softens.

— Chris Crutcher, The Crazy Horse Electric Game

When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important.

— Andrew Shue

The whole world dislikes kashays (inner weakness of anger-pride-deceit-greed) and yet, all the kashays of the world are done willfully. One doesn’t like to be angry and yet he claims anger is necessary.

— Dada Bhagwan

Public anger over bank bailouts was as much about fairness as the billions of dollars spent.

— Nina Easton

Anger is how you feel. Hate is not letting your anger flow

— Tambré Bryant

If we are calm, ” replied the policeman, “it is the calm of organized resistance.””Eh?” said Syme, staring.”The soldier must be calm in the thick of the battle, ” pursued the policeman. “The composure of an army is the anger of a nation.

— G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare

Boxing was a way to express my anger. All of a sudden, I was expressing anger, and I was good at it. I was like a Jekyll and Hyde. Boxing helped me because I was fighting the anger out. I was knocking guys out.

— Gerry Cooney

Fighting is easier than loving, just as giving in to anger is easier than self-control.

— Donna Lynn Hope

Your anger is fun and sulk is love. I shall ever love you.

— M.F. Moonzajer

My hope is that out of all the anger and seeming hostility that we hear in some of today’s music will come some sort of coalition that will become politically involved.

— Roberta Flack

When daughters react with annoyance or even anger at the smallest, seemingly innocent remarks, mothers get the feeling that talking to their daughters can be like walking on eggshells: they have to watch every word.

— Deborah Tannen

My first reaction, every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about, is anger that my teachers never taught me about it.

— Steven Spielberg

Some of my anger has faded, but it isn’t hard to call back. All I have to do is think about how cold the air was and how loud the laughter was. Look at her. She’s a child.

— Veronica Roth, Divergent

Look for solutions, instead of being difficult; be more thoughtful, instead of allowing anger to burn you out. Look at things from a different perspective, embrace change, look out for opportunities and you will feel much more in control.

— Steve Backley, The Champion in all of Us: 12 Rules for Success

Nobody can take what I love away from me. I would like to believe that love is the only energy I’ve ever used as a writer. I’ve never written out of anger, although anger has informed love.

— Athol Fugard

There’s definitely ways to get your anger out and not have to yell and kick and scream and fight people. That’s not my jam. That’s never how I’ve been.

— Sasheer Zamata

We must face honestly the toll that anger and bitterness take on our lives. They are our enemies! The Bible says, “An angry person stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Guilt is anger directed at ourselves – at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others – at what they did or did not do.

— Peter McWilliams

I like people and get along, and I’m afraid to express my anger and my rage.

— Fisher Stevens

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.

— Barbara De Angelis

I had a trainer during ‘Spiderman, ‘ and I discovered I have deep-seated rage when I’m holding heavy weights over my head. Whatever dormant anger I have in me, that’s where it comes out. That’s not the kind of working out I want to do.

— Emma Stone

We want to take the energy surrounding the Sandy Hook anniversary that might otherwise be consumed by grief or anger – or this week in San Bernardino by fear – and channel some of that to honor our common humanity and love each other.

— Elizabeth Esty

If your anger is the result of your sadness or if your sadness is result of your anger , you are undoubtedly suffering from disorientation.

— Aparna Pathak

Experimental studies consistently point out that the popular remedy for anger, ventilation, is really worse than useless. In fact, the reverse seems to be true: expressing anger tends to make you even angrier and solidifies an angry attitude.

— Judith McKay, When Anger Hurts: Quieting the Storm Within

anger based on calculated reason is more dangerous than anger based on blind hate

— Richelle Mead, Last Sacrifice

I suppose there’s an anger in all of us. Some hidden rage that you keep at bay.

— Dominic Cooper

There is no need returning anger to those who made your past horrible, do not think of making them feel bitter, maybe a help from you can just make them ashame and miserable, and can probably change their attitude.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

See, this is the way I see it. Not all anger is the same. Because there are different kids of anger. And you know what else – sometimes, anger is a virtue. As long as you’re not making someone bleed.

— Benjamin Alire Sáenz, He Forgot to Say Goodbye

You as a whole person are thus unable to reconcile conflicts about anger and learn to tolerate and express anger in healthy ways. Inner turmoil and dissociation are maintained.

— Suzette Boon, Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists

If you want to bring the world closer to peace, be a peacemaker by creating peace whenever you can. If you find yourself engaged in an argument that only stirs anger in the heart, quickly make peace and carry on.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

I let my anger consume me.”“It’s understandable, ” she said.“It may be understandable, ” replied Pug, “but it is no more forgivable for being understandable.

— Raymond E. Feist, Shards of a Broken Crown

We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.

— Mahatma Gandhi

If I still need someone to calm my anger down, then I surely need a scapegoat who enrages me.

— Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

It’s hard not to empathize with the mayor’s anger, given the injustices he’d suffered, but righteous anger rarely leads to wise policy.

— Edward L. Glaeser, Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier

War is food and drink and disease and patience and anger and hate and cold and stealth and terror as well as sweet silver and bitter iron and the glitter of arms in the sun or under the moon.

— Miles Cameron, The Dread Wyrm

One good thing I’d like to say about divorce is that it sometimes makes it possible for you to be a much better wife to your next husband because you have a place for your anger – it’s not directed at the person you’re currently with.

— Nora Ephron

What influenced me was Tori Amos, who was unapologetic about expressing anger through music, and Sinead O’Connor. Those two in particular were really moving for me, and very inspiring, before I wrote ‘Jagged Little Pill.’

— Alanis Morissette

When you fight, anger drives up testosterone in both men and women.

— Helen Fisher

I had a lot of anger inside me and that came out at times that were not particularly advantageous to me career-wise.

— Mickey Rourke

My own approach has always been to push intense emotions down and attempt to deal with them later. When I was younger, I was terrified to express anger because it would often kick-start a horrible reaction in the men in my life.

— Alanis Morissette

Don’t die famous. The things they will say you did and said would make you rise up in anger if you were alive.

— Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

The Clash had a unique, special relationship with Scotland. Perhaps it was something to do with the energy, anger and beauty in their music. In Scotland at that time, there was a lot of to be angry about. And a great need of some energy and beauty.

— John Niven

I just want the anger to go away…I want to be happy. I want to live.

— Mary Burton, Senseless

I do think anger is so difficult for women. Girls think it undermines their femininity it’s not very ladylike.

— Koren Zailckas

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

— Benjamin Franklin

We are losing sight of civility in government and politics. Debate and dialogue is taking a back seat to the politics of destruction and anger and control. Dogma has replaced thoughtful discussion between people of differing views.

— James McGreevey

We are not actually in charge of life, yet behave as if we are the masters of our own destiny. The realization of this fact is quite a hard one. The ridiculousness of our pomposity and presumption can only result in anger or humor.

— Billy Childish

The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I’ve seen the fire of the Italian temperament. It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic.

— Dominic Chianese

If you feel like there is going to be an emotional reaction that won’t be helpful to resolve the situation, anger or other things, disarm the situation in some way, and you can use different techniques to do that.

— Lynn Good

Why does anger makes people pretty? Rage doesn’t. Rage makes you ugly, but a little anger, that just seems to add spice. One of nature’s cruelties, or maybe it’s to keep us from killing each other more often.

— Laurell K. Hamilton, Incubus Dreams

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

— Anonymous

I thought of Shelley in the hospital, how she said sometimes sadness only looked like anger and judgment. Maybe fear did too.

— Holly Cupala, Tell Me a Secret

I think I’m basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I’ve learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have.

— Willie Nelson

Your pain and anger will pass, but the guilt would remain with you for always.

— Dodie Smith, The 101 Dalmatians

Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.

— Marcus Aurelius

His anger was as great as mine, but hot where mine was cold.

— John Christopher, The Pool of Fire

My wife, my daughters, even my grandchildren are funny. You’ve got to keep a sense of humor because anger destroys you.

— Michael Caine

There is a real sense of anger among many people who are married that the government, any government, thinks it has the ability to change the definition of an institution like marriage.

— Philip Hammond

What’s often not acknowledged about depression is how much anger is in it.

— Margo Jefferson

Do you prefer to be with people who glow with love and compassion or those who burn with anger fueled by religious doctrine or political ideology?

— Jeff Rasley

He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.

— Milan Kundera

The thing that started the peace movement in Ireland was anger – my anger. It wasn’t anger it was fury.

— Betty Williams

Peace and love are just as contagious as anger and fear. Your mindset affects the people around you and perpetually changes the world. The question is – what kind of world are you creating? What new society are you thinking into existence?

— Vironika Tugaleva

I do have anger management issues. Not clinical. Probably no more than most people.

— Andy Serkis

Piety /pi•e•ty/ (modern definition)1. When you use Christ’s teachings to put someone in their place out of anger and self-righteousness. It is the number two reason people leave the faith. The first is pride.

— Shannon L. Alder

You don’t deserve the anger you’re turning on yourself. Your abuser’s the one who does.

— Cheryl Rainfield, Scars

To anger female voters in America is to tread on the tiger’s tail. Women turn out in huge numbers, and they are well aware of how their bodies work and what they need.

— Henry Rollins

We are children of the eternity: But this world is an out-birth out of the eternal and its palpability taketh its original in the anger the eternal nature is its root.

— Jakob Bohme

There is a level of positive anger that needed to be alive and to make a head way in this life.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

— Yoko Ono

It’s ridiculous to think that taking out words will heal hearts, because a palm-sized box is just not enough for the anger of this world.

— Nema Al-Araby, Remnants and Ashes

I do play football no-holds-barred. Any edge I can get, I’ll take. I’d grab a face mask only in a fit of anger. Uncontrolled anger is damn near insane.

— Joe Greene

The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.

— James Whitcomb Riley

Yeah, to me, acting is very therapeutic. I get out a lot of anger and frustration.

— Diane Kruger

Every child senses, with all the horse sense that’s in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be.

— Benjamin Spock

Controlled anger leads to positive action.

— Todd Stocker

If anger were mileage, I’d be a very frequent flyer, right up there in First Class.

— Gina Barreca

The only person your anger hurts is you. Let it go. Accept it. Move on.

— Kristin von Kreisler, An Unexpected Grace

I could turn up the volume on their songs and that loudness matched all my panic and fear, anger and emotions that seemed up until that point to be uncontrollable, even amorphous.

— Carrie Brownstein

It isn’t enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, ‘How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?’

— Colin Powell

To respond to anger is to attempt to slay a dragon with a wet noodle.The best you can do is hope the anger remembers the love.~Bluenscottish

— Bluenscottish

I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace.

— Mahatma Gandhi

And I think there’s something about conservatives frankly – and the Left, when it comes to their channels of persuasion, are unpersuasive. They are, most of them are hate-filled, obscenity-clogged rants of anger and hatred.

— Karl Rove

Cross a man and you struggle, one of you wins, you adjust and go on – or you lie there dead. Cross a woman and the universe is changed, once again, for cold anger requires an eternal vigilance in all matters of slight and offense

— Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Try to control your anger before it burns your life.

— Debasish Mridha

Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.

— Mary Kay Blakely

I had to sever my emotional cord to escape the anger and shame that silently slithered through my head, disconnecting myself from the stares and whispers that followed me down the hall.

— Rebecca Donovan, Reason to Breathe

To some extent, it is almost blasphemous to think that insult, anger and irritation could be a positive force.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

My mother’s psychologist says I have an overactive anger switch, but people just keep pissing me off.

— Meg Cabot, Darkest Hour

Where there is a blanket of hate, uplift it with the strong arms of love. If there is pain, heal it with your kind words and gentle touch. In the face of anger, stay so calm and unfazed that anger leaves the room.

— Pooja Ruprell

There’s a certain time that when somebody asks you a question, you answer them. I don’t think I said anything with venom. If you can express yourself without anger and make it as palatable as you can, that’s what you do.

— Reggie Jackson

When you use anger to win a fight, you lose by default.

— Grandaddy BAD

I was very fortunate to play sports. All the anger in me went out. I had to do what I had to do. If you stay angry all the time, then you really don’t have a good life.

— Willie Mays

Forgive and set your self free. When we forgive, we heal our own anger and hurt and are able to let love lead again. It’s like spring cleaning for our heart.

— Angie karan

I saw for the first time that I could stop giving people the power to make me feel disrespected. In my anger I began to see the absurdity of allowing this boy to shame me.

— Aspen Matis, Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

Divorce lawyers stoke anger and fear in their clients, knowing that as long as the conflicts remain unresolved the revenue stream will keep flowing.

— Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

Sometimes the anger directed at another is actually anger toward the self.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

Five great enemies to peace inhabit us: avarice ambition envy anger and pride. If those enemies were to be banished we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bitterness is anger gone sour, an attitude of deep discontent that poisons our souls and destroys our peace.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I did not think that I was angry, but clearly anger was reflected in my writing. I did not think that I had been affected emotionally, but it was clear from my writing that I was still very emotional about the trial some six months after it ended.

— Christopher Darden

Nico’s anger turned as cold and dark as his blade. He’d been morphed into a few plants himself, and he didn’t appreciate it. He hated people like Bryce Lawrence, who inflicted pain just for fun.

— Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, Is that which rages in the place of dearest love.

— Euripides, Medea and Other Plays: Medea / Alcestis / The Children of Heracles / Hippolytus

Your anger towards ungodliness, towards injustice and the likes, will create a hunger in you to fulfill a particular purpose meant for you.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Fannie Mae had aroused his anger, then reduced his anger to verbal breast-beating, and finally to silent hurt. Still, the love remained. Why?

— Frank Herbert, The Dosadi Experiment

You look at 30 Seconds to Mars, and you don’t think, ‘Ooh, I bet they’re angry.’ No one really does anger these days. I suppose it’s a turn-off.

— Peter Hook

The modern progressive movement believes that dissenting language is objectionable, which then removes the brakes between anger and violence.

— Greg Gutfeld

Your smile can heal thousands; but your anger can kill millions. Your “hand-shake” can encourage tens of people while your “finger-pointing” can turn ten thousands away from you!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.

— Buddha

In Israel, waves of anger and fear circulate all the time, but so do jokes and gossip and silky evening breezes. So, too, in America.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Right now, it felt like there was nowhere for his thoughts to alight that wasn’t rife with land mines of regret or anger or guilt.

— Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, The Nest

The anger from jealousy makes you powerful and full of energy.

— anthony grime

Starting your day with anger is like locking yourself in jail. The outside world is enjoying life, while you’re locked in your own frustration.

— Ron Baratono

No passion disturbs the soundness of our judgement as anger does.

— Michel de Montaigne

Leash the anger on purpose.Unleash it when falling apart.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Learn to absorb your anger inside youIt will be your best partner till you breath

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

A very smart woman once told me that anger can feel like a life buoy, like it’s the only thing keeping you afloat, but that in order to heal you have to let go.

— Kimberly Belle, The Ones We Trust

Abstract anger is great for rhetorical carrying on. You can go on endlessly about the post office, but it doesn’t mean you’re mad at your mailman.

— P. J. O’Rourke

I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain’s greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive – and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger – or my own reputation.

— Geoffrey Rush

I’m the only English thing they can vent their anger on.

— Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion

Lack of ownership over your anger can incorrectly absolve you of all responsibility and so keep you stuck in the anger.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

That’s the conundrum of cartoon stripping, as opposed to political cartoons. When your anger is the driving force of your drawing hand, failure follows. The anger is OK, but it has to serve the interests of the heart, frankly.

— Berkeley Breathed

A moment of anger is a moment of resentment and madness which can burn your heart.

— Debasish Mridha

If the heartbeat is a vital sign of physical health, anger is the vital sign of emotional health. Anger protects the self in all relationships. It is rage that is damaging.

— Sue Parker Hall, Anger, Rage and Relationship: An Empathic Approach to Anger Management

My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual.

— Phyllis Diller

Her tears were as much anger and frustration as sadness.

— Anamika Mishra, VoiceMates – A Novel

Learn to be assertive without anger attached to it.

— Nikki Rowe

You know how big love is? Love is big. love can hold anger love can even hold hatred.

— Alice Walker

Expressing anger is an art. The more grace you apply to it, the more effective it shall be.

— Yuvaraja Dhayanithi, Merjella

I have sadness in me. I have anger in me. I have heartbreak in me.

— Ellen DeGeneres

Men are fair, and they have learned not to personalize anger – they can disagree with you and argue to the bone, but afterward they still consider you a nice person with whom the underlying human relationship need not be altered.

— Warren Farrell

Bitterness: anger that forgot where it came from.

— Alain de Botton

Anger becomes limiting, restricting. You can’t see through it. While anger is there, look at that, too. But after a while, you have to look at something else.

— Thylias Moss

I used to store my anger and it affected my play. Now I get it out. I’m never rude to my playing partner. I’m very focused on the ball. Then it’s over.

— Helen Alfredsson

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

— Thomas de Quincey

Bridget’s anger evaporated and the sadness came back. The anger was easier. She owned and controlled it, whereas the sadness owned her.

— Ann Brashares, Sisterhood Everlasting

Being irrational and out of control is what happens in real life. Not cautiously choreographing your anger or your emotions, losing yourself in them is what happens in real life.

— Margot Robbie

Free women, ” said Anna, wryly. She added, with an anger new to Molly, so that she earned another quick scrutinizing glance from her friend: “They still define us in terms of relationships with men, even the best of them.

— Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook

Thank you for your honesty, ” Niles says. The Candor repeat the phrase under their breath. All around me are the words “Thank you for your honesty” at different volumes and pitches, and my anger begins to dissolve.

— Veronica Roth

Beware anger is contagious…Don’t allow other’s anger to become yours

— Prabakaran Thirumalai

Without a measure of anger against injustice, a person, a society or a whole nation would have to live perpetually under the bondage of injustice.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

When I left, they were stuck with the burden of finding someone else to blame for their life… Pointing their anger everywhere, but never looking in the mirror… Continuing the cycle that led to their misery.

— Steve Maraboli

In the heat of our campaigns, we have all become accustomed to a little anger and exaggeration. Yet, on the whole, our political process has served us well.

— Edmund S. Muskie

The woman with hair of flames knelt over me. She might have been pretty if not for the anger in every corner of her face. Emerald eyes glowed with almost seeping venom as her nostrils flared. – Lord Tristan Dracanburh, Ethandun

— Alexandra May, Ethandun

If you have a drop of violence or anger in your mind, it can ignite a candle and be the source of violence, so be kind.

— Debasish Mridha

I don’t feel bitterness, I don’t feel anger towards anybody. Fighting is never emotional to me.

— Conor McGregor

If you don’t have the courage to confront, you don’t have the right to complain.Don’t wait until anger gives you the courage!

— Debra Fox, Finding Your Moxie: Myths and Lies Successful Women Kick to the Curb

I adore your anger and resentments; with such beauty, everything you do looks awesome.

— M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.

— Ford Frick

I may have been the only candidate in America who failed to ride the wave of anti-establishment anger to victory.

— Mickey Kaus

There are as many kinds of anger as there are of the sunsets with which they ought to end

— George MacDonald, Mary Marston

Loki’s green eyes flashed with anger and with admiration, for he loved a good trick as much as he hated being fooled.

— Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology

I feel playful aggression is important for children because they have to deal with all kinds of anger and aggression in their lives.

— Brian Sutton-Smith

The Internet is a cauldron of anger every day, every year, election year or not, with unemployment at 10 percent or at two percent. It isn’t exactly a good index of what’s happening.

— Charles Krauthammer

I realised one day that men are emotional cripples. We can’t express ourselves emotionally, we can only do it with anger and humour. Emotional stability and expression comes from women.

— Bob Hoskins

Every pain, addiction, anguish, longing, depression, anger or fearis an orphaned part of usseeking joy, some disowned shadow wanting to returnto the lightand homeof ourselves.

— Jacob Nordby

And I never felt more alive, until I spread my wings and flew away. Flew away with the ravens. It was then that I knew, knew that I was one of them, even though I was red. Red with blood and anger and hate. They accepted me, as The Red Raven.

— The Red Raven

When i angry, i unload my anger on my selfWhen i overflow with love, i distribute it.

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

Her anger was rekindled.’You see, I keep it to myself, but, oh! it’s more than I can stand. Don’t say anything, sir; don’t say anything , or I’ll explode!’He said nothing, and she exploded all the same.

— Émile Zola, Pot Luck

It is easy to respond with anger it is more empowering and spiritually elevating to respond with compassion.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

Outrage is easy, cheap, and oversold. The nation needs less anger and more thoughtful reflection, less shouting and more listening, less dissembling and more honesty.

— Mario Cuomo, Reason to Believe

What happens if anger takes you over, Tessa? Who will you be then? What will be left of you?

— Jenny Downham

When you learn that a truth is a lie, anger follows.

— Grace Slick

I think a certain amount of anger has been a fuel of mine, if you want – but also some sort of sadness, and plain mischief, of course.

— Siouxsie Sioux

Love gives us a heightened consciousness through which to apprehend the world, but anger gives us a precise, detached perception of its own.

— Scott Spencer, Endless Love

Let’s escape outside, ” Isabelle suggested. “Do you have any other talents?”“I bake and garden.”“Do you sew, too?”Amber nodded. “I sew whenever anger incites me to mutilation.”Isabelle laughed. “One cannot hang for attacking a piece of cloth.

— Patricia Grasso, To Love a Princess

You become good at what you practise, basketball, anger or compassion, it is up to you!

— Kamon, Victor en amour

On Collateral Damage: “Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we’ll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map.

— Chris Holm

I have now been married to my third husband for more than 20 years. But when you’ve had children with someone you’re divorced from, divorce defines everything; it’s the lurking fact, a slice of anger in the pie of your brain.

— Nora Ephron

Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.

— Edward Everett Hale

Well don’t you know the sound of anger brings a dark result.And every insult is like a lightning bolt.

— Third Eye Blind

I’ve always turned my anger inwards towards self-destruction.

— Mackenzie Phillips

If your level of anger or bitterness is not leading to a change in your life or relationship, it is because your ego is dominating.

— Kemi Sogunle

Your anger is a gift.

— Zack de la Rocha

The further away we got from 9/11, the more I wanted to find some way to recover. I wanted to talk about the more anonymous corners of the city, because I think it’s very important that not all of that anger was turned to revenge.

— Colum McCann

A lot of artists think they want anger. But a real, strong, bitter anger occupies the mind, leaving no room for creativity.

— David Lynch

I never work better than when I am inspired by anger when I am angry I can write pray and preach well for then my whole temperament is quickened my understanding sharpened and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.

— Martin Luther

I want a future abortion conversation known for its openness, respect and empathy, so instead of generating more heat, anger and conflict, I practice pro-voice.

— Aspen Baker, Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight

Correctly identifying a negative emotion takes the brain out of fight-or-flight mode and into problem-solving mode, out of tension, anger and confusion and into ease, calm and clarity.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

The greatest players use anger as fuel. Michael Jordan played every night with something like road rage.

— J. R. Moehringer

No guilt or anger or longing changes that.

— Ava Dellaira, Love Letters to the Dead

Generalised anger and frustration is something that gets you in the studio, and gets you to work – though it’s not necessarily evident in anything that’s finished.

— Bruce Nauman

Jonathan Seagull discovered that boredom and fear and anger are the reasons that a gull’s life is so short, and with those gone from his thought, he lived a long fine life indeed.

— Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull

When it comes to change; feelings like frustrations, anger and irritations can easily be converted by each person to become a powerful force of change.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Anger does not solve problems – anger only makes things worse. I go by the old saying, ‘Don’t make important decisions when you’re angry.’

— Lionel Sosa

He beat you.” And as I spoke the words I felt a terrible anger come together inside me. It wasn’t hot and furious, as some of my flashes of temper tend to be. This was different, slow and cold.

— Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

I’m free from holding personal anger because I can express what I want through my music.

— Yoko Ono

Your anger against every form of insult and oppression must be out of love.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Republicans have succeeded with a social agenda that gets people to vote against their own interests while the Democrats are so elitist that they can’t tap into the anger that’s real.

— Peter Applebome, Dixie Rising: How the South Is Shaping American Values, Politics, and Culture

I almost failed out of high school. I nearly gave in to the deep anger and resentment harbored by everyone around me… Whatever talents I have, I almost squandered until a handful of loving people rescued me.

— J. D. Vance

I get really angry when I get hungry. If you don’t feed me, I won’t talk to you. That’s when my anger issues come out.

— Daniela Bobadilla

If I hear the phrase “selfie” one more time, I’ll have to enroll myself in anger management classes.

— Rebecca McNutt

We do have our challenges. Some things don’t always work right in Washington, and the anger you see from the electorate, I think, is a reflection of what’s not working right.

— Bill Flores

When you find yourself internally, you find what nourishes you from within. You lose that entitlement and anger when YOU deliver.

— Tony Curl, Seriously Simple Stuff to Get You Unstuck

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

— Stephen Richards

So let me get this straight. You were living in a tent in the woods, but now you’re living with Prince Charming and anger management boy? SERIOUSLY?!

— Natsuki Takaya, Fruits Basket, Vol. 2

The best vaccine against anger is to watch others in its throes.

— Marcel Proust

What anger wants, it buys at the price of soul.

— Dana Marton, Flash Fire

She felt hot liquid anger suddenly cool and harden into something powerful and immovable.

— Liane Moriarty, Big Little Lies

It’s the easiest thing in the world to be kind to someone, to show love, to forgive. You are born with this instinct – it should be your first reaction. NOT violence, anger and hatred! That is something we are taught, it’s a Choice You Make.

— Michelle Horst, Wake Me Up

If your partner is angry with you, recognize that his anger is a misdirected plea for love. Your partner’s simply upset because he feels something you said or did was a sign of not loving him enough.

— Karen Salmansohn

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.

— Buddha

I resisted writing a book for a long time because I didn’t want to invade anyone else’s privacy or hurt anyone or anger anyone.

— Alana Stewart

Atheists’ anger doesn’t prove that we’re selfish, or joyless, or miserable. It shows that we have compassion, and a sense of justice. We’re angry because we see terrible harm all around us, and we feel desperately motivated to stop it.

— Greta Christina, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless

Even at the time, [he] felt his anger to be out of proportion to the cause, but it represented an accumulation of resentment.

— Isaac Asimov, The Stars, Like Dust

We choose to remain angry. Someone else may have initiated the anger but we choose whether we remain in this state or not.

— Avina Celeste

Let us not still our anger against indifference and inattention and let us not glitziness, superciliousness and mumbo jumbo slither into our thinking and our actions, if we don’t want our conscience to be backfired on. (“Twilight of desire”)

— Erik Pevernagie

I accrued anger from people’s low opinion of me and my work, and for the work I might be capable of.

— Harrison Ford

I think everybody should have the same anger towards the injustice that’s happening and the hatred that’s happening, and just fight it with love and compassion.

— Ellen DeGeneres

The quickest way to defuse fear or insecurity or anger is usually humor. I think comics figure that out quickly, and, once you figure it out, you think, ‘Hey, if I can do this and get paid, that would be kind of cool.’

— Billy Gardell

Patience . . . speaks of a person’s steadfastness under provocation . . .enduring ill-treatment without anger or thought of retaliation or revenge.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Anger travels faster, conscience is slower! Angers goes ahead to destroy long before conscience lately arrives to regret! Don’t try to keep anger just for a while… It destroys before negotiations!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Divorce is a process, not an event. It takes months to unfold, a barrage of emotional ups and downs as denial is replaced by grief, grief by anger, and anger gradually eases into acceptance.

— M. K. Tod, Time and Regret

Darius did not take the bait, showing no signs of anger or irritation. “So, what you’re saying is that you ugly f@*ks are not half breeds and that makes you superior? Please, do wow me with your druid sorcery.

— Madison Thorne Grey, Magnificence

The forces that have worked hard to stoke populist anger against reform are the very ones that benefit from a health system which puts profits ahead of quality care for its patients.

— Jerrold Nadler

Stripped of all their masquerades the fears of men are quite identical: the fear of loneliness rejection inferiority unmanageable anger illness and death.

— Joshua L. Liebman

My first reaction every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about is… my first reaction is anger that my teachers never taught me about it.

— Steven Spielberg

Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade.

— Ruth Bader Ginsburg

There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.

— Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible.

— Vishwas Chavan

How impotent my anger was, a surge with no place to land, and how familiar that was: my feelings strangled inside me, like little half-formed children, bitter and bristling.

— Emma Cline, The Girls

I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.

— Christina Aguilera

Remember Grace, if you let anger into your heart, it will push out your ability to love.

— Bree Despain, The Dark Divine

In the final analysis, the incident is seen as originating from an emotional expression of the frustration and anger of the proud people of China who had been subject to ever increasing oppression from without and decadent corruption from within.

— Chen-Ning Yang

All through life I’ve harbored anger rather than expressed it at the moment.

— Jessica Lange

Pain is pain, hurt is hurt, fear is fear, anger is anger, and it has no color.

— Iyanla Vanzant

Madame Kovarian: The anger of a good man is not a problem. Good men have too many rules.The Doctor: Good men don’t need rules. Today is not the day to find out why I have so many.

— Steven Moffat

But sadness was familiar; sadness was manageable. It didn’t transform her, the way the raging anger did. She could remain herself and still feel this aching grief.

— Aprilynne Pike

With emotions ranging from fear, grief and anger to happiness and relief, the process of bringing home a child who needs in-home care can be complicated

— Charisse Montgomery, Home Care CEO: A Parent’s Guide to Managing In-home Pediatric Nursing

We all have our times of anger. It’s when we hang onto that anger it becomes a poison to our heart and mind.

— Ron Baratono

Religion and politics hit nerves. There’s a lot of anger about a lot of things. It’s not easily resolved. I guess that’s what wars are about. Wars are about prejudice and fear. Hit first before you get hit. Believe me, I know.

— Mel Gibson

Maybe one reason I had avoided anger was that like a lot of people I had thought there were only two responses to anger: to deny it or to strike out thoughtlessly. But other responses are possible.

— Sue Monk Kidd, The Dance of the Dissident Daughter

As my muscles marginally relax, the tension flicks from anger to fevered desire. I want to tear each wisp of clothing off her and tie her to this f**king desk. I’ll know next time, to bring my satin ribbon.

— M.R. Field, Fractures

When we can lay down our fear and anger and choose responses other than aggression, we create the conditions for bringing out the best in us humans.

— Margaret J. Wheatley

Your anger and resentment can destroy peace but love can fill the world with peace and happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

I’ve seen my mother struggling, everything that she did to raise me and my brothers and my sisters, and I know the anger that she went through.

— Nate Robinson

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I’d abused.

— Luke Ford

Unpleasant reading on the subject of anger tells us that there’s not really anything wrong with it. In limited amounts. It can even be a good thing. A pressure valve.

— Dick Cavett

If you find yourself engaged in an argument that only stirs anger in the heart, quickly make peace and carry on.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

The problem with carnal anger and outrage is that it’s one of the easiest sons to commit while convincing oneself that he is being faithful.

— Russell D. Moore, Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel

If you’re an actor, and you’re selfish and not strong, it’s difficult to maintain a good personal life or a solid career, and I was selfish and had a lot of anger that went way back.

— Seymour Cassel

At the same time I know that it’s not really their fault, at least not completely. I did my part too. I did it on a hundred different days and in a thousand different ways, and I know it. But this makes the anger worse, not better.

— Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there’s plenty of anger left.

— Ingmar Bergman

Pride, anger and hatred are fruits from the same garden that poison the world when ripe. A leader cultivates no such fruits.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

Unless and until Barack Obama addresses the full depth of Americans’ anger with his full arsenal of policy smarts and political gifts, his presidency and, worse, our economy will be paralyzed.

— Frank Rich

When the dark clouds of doubt, anger or worry begin to move upon you, steady yourself in the knowledge that in time, the storm will pass.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

To say I had some pent-up anger would be like saying Britney Spears had minor impulse-control issues.

— Molly Harper

For a moment, Milly couldn’t breathe as her anger flew out of her chest and into her mouth. She ran her tongue over it, hard and bitter, then swallowed it again.

— Roxane Gay, Difficult Women

For me, the interesting thing about anorexia is that you show your wound. There’s no hiding it. So my anger and sense of disappointment, all the stuff I was out of touch with, became this visible rebuke to my parents.

— Marti Noxon

Chekhov was capable of casually tossing off deplorable comments in his letters, combined with a very modern anger against anti-Semitism.

— Tom Stoppard

A certain amount of anger doesn’t make us less empathetic, less humane, less loving. It just makes us real.

— Lindsay Duncan

You didn’t, ” she said in a resolute voice. “And you won’t in the future, because with each purging of your soul, your anger will subside until the only release you’ll need will be in my arms.

— Monica Burns, His Mistress

Obama and his attack dogs have nothing but hate and anger in their hearts and spew it whenever possible.

— Donald Trump

Our fates are locked together. It would be foolish of me to anger God by leaving you.

— Mark Tompkins

George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money.

— Paul McCartney

Studies show that aggressively expressing anger doesn’t relieve anger but amplifies it. On the other hand, not expressing anger often allows it to disappear without leaving ugly traces.

— Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

You stay in the war because it would be shameful to stay out of it. An then grief seizes you and hold its grip till anger has turned you into a soldier.

— Erri De Luca, Tre cavalli

I think anger and laughter are very close to each other, when you think about it.

— Albert Brooks

Tears terrify people more than anger because they attach to your heart and leave angels of mercy to shout in your mind.

— Shannon L. Alder

When you craft something you create an eternity. When you tear down you hurt and you destroy, but anger doesn’t last forever and soon your destruction is but dust under the muse of another’s creation.

— Matthew Williamson, Midnight Heat

Because I feel no anger toward my mother. Only loss, and loss is a feeling you can’t fight your way out of as easily.

— Ally Condie, Crossed

Do you think that anger is a sincere emotion, or just the timid motion of a fragile heart trying to beat away its pain?

— Andrea Gibson

I have to say that anger is the blanket that comes around me, and that blunts and blurs my sense of proportion.

— Pete Townshend

Humor has great power to heal on an emotional level. You can’t hold anger you can’t hold fear you can’t hold hurt while you’re laughing.

— Steve Bhaerman

[God] alone is perfect. Even His anger is righteous, because it is directed solely against evil.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

We were full of righteous anger and dreams of vengeance when we got here, and a couple of blowjobs and hangovers later it’s like nothing ever happened

— James S.A. Corey, Leviathan Wakes

There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.

— Wayne Dyer

You will accomplish more by kind words and a courteous manner than by anger or sharp rebuke which should never be used except in necessity.

— Angela Merici

God’s anger is the toil and suffering of man. Man’s anger is the love and worship of his enemy.

— Michael Bassey Johnson, Classic Quotations From The Otherworlds

Outrage is the special kind of anger you feel when you believe that people are getting things they don’t deserve. Outrage of this kind is anger at injustice.

— Michael J. Sandel, Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

So many women keep their anger inside and let it build until they explode and then people blow them off again.

— Rosalind Wiseman

Pent-up anger is oftentimes more destructive than a good quarrel.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

No – the light in Tamani’s eyes was much more than a reflection. It was the fire that melted her anger and devestated her resolve, every single time she saw it.

— Aprilynne Pike, Illusions

You feel the shame, humiliation, and anger at being just another victim of prejudice, and at the same time, there’s the nagging worry that maybe… you’re just no good.

— Nina Simone

Desire and anger are objects of the mind, but the mind is not yours, nor ever has been. You are choiceless, awareness itself and unchanging – so live happily.

— Ashtavakra Gita

My anger is like some rudimentary, single-celled beast, an exploding virus of fury that paralyses rational thought and blinds me to everything except one single goal…

— Candace Bushnell

Unkindness is inspired by hatred, anger fuels it into action in which there is no great joy; it would take sadism to turn it into something pleasurable; unkind people imagine themselves to be inflicting pain on someone equally unkind.

— Marcel Proust, The Guermantes Way

There’s a lot of anger in ‘Queen of Denmark, ‘ and that’s me getting political.

— John Grant

When you feel terribly angry, you’re possessed by anger ghost.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

A real woman’s blood pressure will go up when another man touch her, in anger of me losing my dignity and not because she likes it.

— Unarine Ramaru

I wasn’t a very academic kid, and music was the way for all that feeling and angst and sex and love and anger to be channelled.

— Dave Davies

The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.

— Horace

Her anger said, as anger is apt to say, that God was with her— that all heaven, though it were crowded with spirits watching them, must be on her side.

— George Eliot, Middlemarch

Poverty is the absence of all human rights. The frustrations, hostility and anger generated by abject poverty cannot sustain peace in any society.

— Muhammad Yunus

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

— Emily Giffin, Heart of the Matter

Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.

— Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Vengeance is the act of turning anger in on yourself. On the surface it may be directed at someone else, but it is a surefire recipe for arresting emotional recovery.

— Jane Goldman

What the media misses is the amount of anger that’s out there. Trump didn’t create that.

— Stephen Bannon

A lot of people think they should be happy all the time. But the writer understands you need both. You need the whole piano: the richness of the whole human experience. Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.

— Janet Fitch

A very powerful mechanism to get elected is to play on anger and pick those wedge issues.

— Justin Trudeau

Whenever i see someone fighting me for no reason, I’m always highly impressed that God has instigated his anger against me, just as he did to pharoah against the Israelites, so as to cast me away into my promise land of fulfilment.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

I was shocked at the anger toward me.

— Bernadine Dohrn

It seems to me that election season is just a Petri dish for anger and cynicism.

— Max Lucado

I have not one shred of anger in my heart against Netanyahu or his wife.

— Naftali Bennett

If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees.

— Lao Tzu

See this abdicated beast, once kingOf them all, nibble his claws:Not anger enough left—no, nor despair—To break his teeth on the bars.

— Cecil Day-Lewis, The Complete Poems of C. Day Lewis

Depression is anger turned inward.

— Sapphire, Push

Hasn’t anyone told you anger is unbecoming?

— Sara Ella, Unblemished

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.

— Ovid

With Stacy, it was interesting because you know he was within all this chaos, all these different lives that were so broken and so much anger and so much frustration and their skating came out of that, their different styles came out of that.

— John Robinson

Love is the only energy I’ve ever used as a writer. I’ve never written out of anger, although anger has informed love.

— Athol Fugard

Realize this – your anger with God does not drive a wedge between you and Him. It is your silence that drives the wedge. – Prodigal Life

— Pauline Creeden

I still want to be angry, but I have to let my anger go.

— Veronica Roth, Divergent

KIRK: Anger will get you through the tough times when thinking happy f*cking thoughts about family and friends won’t do it. Just don’t let the anger eat you up until it’s all you got left. I know too many good men ruined by their resentments.

— Bijou Hunter, Whiskey Blues

Humor is almost always anger with its make-up on.

— Stephen King, Bag of Bones

Love has turned many into poets; pain has turned many into artists; charity has turned many into pacifists, and anger has turned many into activists.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

My father was my hero, and he died when I was 11. So, I really never experienced the kind of natural teenage rebellion or the anger at him. I never experienced those feelings as a young person.

— Nathaniel Kahn

A steely look of anger flared in my mother’s eyes, and I thought, just maybe, I was leaving her in good hands after all. Her own.

— Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

Beyond the pain, anger and unforgiveness, there is only one thing; love. This is where the magic happens

— Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

These past two days, I’ve seen a fire in your eyes that I never have before. Granted, it’s mostly anger and frustration, but it’s still emotion.

— Rebecca Donovan, Reason to Breathe

The more I prayed, the more aware I became that, in order to receive God’s true blessing, my heart had to be ready to receive His love. But how could He enter my heart when it was holding so much anger and hatred?

— Immaculée Ilibagiza, Led by Faith: Rising from the Ashes of the Rwandan Genocide

When anger rushes unrestrained to action, like a hot steed, it stumbles on its way. The man of thought strikes deepest and strikes safely.

— Richard Savage

For a long time I thought I could deal with my anger and hostility on my own. But I couldn’t. I denied that it had affected me, and yet I was so frantic on the inside with other people: I needed to be constantly reassured.

— Kelly McGillis

There’s a lot of bitterness, there’s a lot of anger out there. We all have to work hard to heal those wounds.

— Allen Boyd

. . . mixing defensiveness with anger – a wonderful mix, by the way.

— Liza Palmer, Seeing Me Naked

if at all, anger has to be exercised…..let it be superficial

— ketan r shah

It was not exasperation…. It was anger for the relentless force of evolution that insisted on endowing man with increased powers without removing the vestigial vices that prevented him from using them.

— Alfred Bester, The Demolished Man

All Welsh knew was that he was scared shitless, and at the same time was afflicted with a choking gorge of anger that any social coercion existed in the world which could force him to be here.

— James Jones, The Thin Red Line

Do you want to look back and wish you’d handled this differently? Most of us go through life feeling invincible, but none of us know what day will be our last. Is holding on to your anger truly worth it?

— Michelle Madow, Diamonds are Forever

Men make angry music and it’s called rock-and-roll women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant.

— Ani DiFranco

And even as she holds on to him, like she’s drowning, she can feel the familiar anger returning, like an old song that you’ve heard so many times it’s not even a song anymore, just a wasted pathway in your brain that you can never reclaim.

— Jonathan Tropper, One Last Thing Before I Go

Democracies are slow to anger and hesitant to go to war: Voters don’t want to sacrifice their children for the glory of a selfish king.

— Michio Kaku

But you know as well as I do that anger won’t solve anything.”“I beg to differ, ” he shrugged. “Anger can be quite rewarding…at least for those of us who have the option of blasting our enemies to oblivion.

— M.A. George, Relativity

There’s no anger ever in a spiritual. There’s always the dream of a hope of a better day coming. That God understands the troubles that I’m experiencing.

— Jessye Norman

Your anger and fury at ungodliness and injustice around you is a license given to you to fulfill a purpose.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Imagine a thousand more such daily intrusions in your life, every hour and minute of every day, and you can grasp the source of this paranoia, this anger that could consume me at any moment if I lost control.

— Jack Henry Abbott

Jealousy stings, envy poisons, anger harms, and hate murders.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

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

— Bohdi Sanders, Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior

His anger was still there, and he used it to break into her. He liked the way her eyes widened in alarm, as if he was forcing a lock, as if he was breaking and entering. It was the first time he’d ever slept with a woman and it felt like burglary.

— Rupert Thomson, The Five Gates of Hell

You may ask, “What do I do with my anger and hate?” Love them. At their heart, they are love designed to change or keep out what does not belong, and this can increase love.

— Shepherd Hoodwin, Loving from Your Soul: Creating Powerful Relationships

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.

— Lee Iacocca

The difference between anger and deep remorse – remorse is much fatter. It’s a deeper feeling altogether. Anger is too easy an escape for my money.

— John Hurt

The injunction to be nice is used to deflect criticism and stifle the legitimate anger of dissent.

— Malcolm Gladwell

Pain and anger have to go somewhere. If we keep stuffing them down instead of processing them, we’ll end up either turning them inward, which isn’t good, or outward, which is no better.

— Lizzie Velásquez, Dare to Be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform Our World

I went to a girls’ school, and it was awful. The combination of my teenage anger and their jealousy meant I was always getting into fights. There was a lot of pulling of hair and scratching of faces and rolling around on the floor.

— Nadine Velazquez

Negative anger that is unchecked is a fire out of control, it can burn everything in its path.

— ANIKOR Daniel

IT’S MY CHOICEI get a gift every morning, the gift of a new day, It’s up to me whether I make it bright, joyful or grey.I can choose to be Happy, Successful and Content, Or dishonor it with worry, anger or resent.

— Maddy Malhotra

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

— Bible

It’s the people we love the most who can make us feel the gladdest … and the maddest! Love and anger are such a puzzle!

— Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember

I think I deal with my anger toward my relationship or about my relationship or about my friendships or my family – I deal with it on stage in a passive-aggressive way, and that can be very harmful if it gets back to them, which it always does.

— Nikki Glaser

Of course we need to show we are a genuine alternative to an unpopular, Conservative-led government. But we need to set ourselves a higher standard than a party offering anger like UKIP.

— Douglas Alexander

In many ways, anger is a misdirected plea for love.

— Karen Salmansohn

As a human being, anger is a part of our mind. Irritation also part of our mind. But you can do – anger come, go. Never keep in your sort of – your inner world, then create a lot of suspicion, a lot of distrust, a lot of negative things, more worry.

— Dalai Lama

Sometimes, the anger built up so much that people had to scream out their treasonous thoughts just to keep on breathing. Maybe not all of the were really crazy, but it was best for everyone involved to pretend that they were.

— Ken Liu, The Grace of Kings

Caregiving requires the intention of love, caretaking requires the intention of fear. Not acting in anger when you are angry requires the intention of love.

— Gary Zukav

She was certain this trip would be a landslide of regret, anger and resentment, crumbling around a day of sadness.

— Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Secrets

Deep down, my mom had long suspected I was gay… Much of her anger and hurt came from her sense of betrayal that she was the last to be told.

— Chaz Bono

Doctor Copeland belt old evil anger in him. The words rose inchoately to his throat and he could not speak them. They would listen to the old man. Yet to word the reason they will not attend.

— Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

— Manny Pacquiao

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past.

— Monica Lewinsky

Still, we will let all this be a thing of the past, though it hurts us, and beat down by constraint the anger that rises inside us.Now I am making an end of my anger. It does not become me, unrelentingly to rage on

— Homer, The Iliad

I never work better than when I am inspired by anger for when I am angry I can write pray and preach well for then my whole temperament is quickened my understanding sharpened and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.

— Martin Luther

As the sky faded to night, her anger dissipated—but not in a healing way, just dulled, like forged iron sizzling in a cold pail of water.

— Katherine McIntyre, Poisoned Apple

If you’re with a close friend, your anger may raise his blood pressure as well as your own, whereas loving feelings may lower blood pressure in both of you.

— Dean Ornish

For any display of displeasure or anger against injustice and ungodliness, there is a reward and a godly result.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The root of anger is the perception that something has been taken. Something is owed you, and now a debt to debtor relationship has been established.

— Andy Stanley, Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You

Bosnia is under my skin. It’s the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years.

— Paddy Ashdown

But when you’ve had children with someone you’re divorced from, divorce defines everything; it’s the lurking fact, a slice of anger in the pie of your brain.

— Nora Ephron, I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections

When terrorism strikes, divisive anger is a natural response.

— Mohsin Hamid

What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive.

— Jay Alan Sekulow

Satanism represents opposition to hypocrisy, every human being feels rage, every human being feels anger, and we feel it is natural to express that anger in a healthy way.

— Nikolas Schreck

Since the time of Richard Nixon, there has been a strange lack of will in the media to identify the real cause for Americans’ anger at politicians who fall, publicly and spectacularly.

— Mimi Kennedy

Do not let your divorce define you and the rest of your life. Let go of anger and embrace the future possibilities of infinitesimal happiness

— Divorce Goddess

Once we are honest about our feelings, we can invite ourselves to consider alternative modes of viewing our pain and can see that releasing our grip on anger and resentment can actually be an act of self-compassion.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

I believe anger is a wasted emotion, and I don’t like to waste emotions.

— Jim Webb

one blow in anger [would] kill, probably, a child from aged two to eight. Those over eight would take two blows to kill.

— Patricia Highsmith

I had a lot of anger because I wasn’t happy with the way I had been raised.

— Patrick Swayze

We violated each other’s boundaries with verbal missiles of anger disguised in the pretense of “just kidding.

— David W. Earle

I know I should feel anger at my father for certain things. But since he died when I was 11, I never got to that point.

— Nathaniel Kahn

When you want to die, you at least have a goal. You’re aiming for something. It’s not a good goal, but at least you want something. And you’ve got anger and fear, but at least you’re feeling something.

— Marilyn Manson

Holding onto anger is like carrying a bucket of poison. Every step you walk, it splashes onto yourself and others. When you finally reach the one who deserves it, you have poisoned yourself and many other innocent people.

— Dean Henryson, A Love in Darkness

Pain will never lessen without forgiveness, it will only manifest as anger and harden into resentment or bitterness.

— Tiffany L. Jackson, 12 Keys to Success for Misfits, Weirdos & Introverts: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Understanding Your Place in the World

Forgive your self and others by removing the anger that stands in your way and replace it with love, to heal your soul and your spirit.

— Angie karan

I’m not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want.

— Samuel L. Jackson

He who fears alcohol MUST also fear ANGER, for anger is more powerful and dangerous than the alcohol.

— Oppong Amankwaa

It’s interesting when you’re in your thirties and you’re not the same pretty boy that you were when you were 21. I think people’s anger at themselves getting older is projected on to you because you become a symbol of that.

— Rupert Graves

So many people live with anger and unforgiveness, and many of them are Christians.

— Joyce Meyer

The sense of anger I had when I was younger is something I thought would never go away. Over time, it’s something you get almost bored with.

— Chris Cornell

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.

— Saint Francis de Sales

I could feel my anger dissipating as the miles went by–you can’t run and stay mad!

— Kathrine Switzer, Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women’s Sports

When you feel bad, find a person to talk to and cry with, to tell of your anger and other helpless feelings.

— Clarissa Pinkola Estes

I went on and on, and as I continued, I became more righteous in my indignation. It was the sort of anger one gets high on, the kind one takes home to show off to family and friends.

— Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran

I have a lot of anger about my childhood – being hard of hearing and my relationship with my father.

— Lou Ferrigno

Depression, I’ve learned, is sometimes caused by anger that we keep locked up inside.

— Lynn Austin, Pilgrimage: My Journey to a Deeper Faith in the Land Where Jesus Walked

Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.

— Janet Fitch

Running a marathon with a backpack is tough and may hinder you from winning the race. Don’t let the baggage from your past – heavy with fear, guilt, and anger – slow you down.

— Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

His was not the hatred that arises suddenly like a storm and as suddenly abates. It was, once the initial shock of anger and pain was over, a calculated thing that grew in a bloodless way.

— Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan

Fear and anger are a threat to justice. They can infect a community, a state, or a nation, and make us blind, irrational, and dangerous.

— Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Through the years I have seen myself as a peaceful person, but the awareness of the anger is part of that process.

— Yusef Komunyakaa

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.

— Matthew Prior

I would say about 80% of my writing (including posts and blogs), has to do with unresolved anger and that’s just fine with me

— Lori Lesko

It takes a lot of willpower to forgive someone. It takes a lot of strength to let the anger go and live without it. Forgiveness is not for the weak. It’s for the strong. And I’m strong. I didn’t used to be, but now I think I am.

— Claudia Tan, Perfect Addiction

Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.

— Eddie Bernice Johnson

I would not look upon anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight… I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with nonviolence.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, Being Peace

They fight like puppies. They are young, and boys. They are full of anger and impatience. Women have less trouble with these things. It’s part of what makes us better fighters.

— Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

When you hold on to anger and unforgiveness, you can’t move forward.

— Mary J. Blige

The fundamental fact about all of us is that we’re alive for a while but will die before long. This fact is the real root cause of all our anger and pain and despair. And you can either run from this fact or, by way of love, you can embrace it.

— Jonathan Franzen

Peace and anger cannot coexist.in fact there is a high negative corelation , the higher the anger lesser the peace and lesser the anger higher the peace…Zero anger is probably bliss.

— ketan r shah

I think there is a big difference between expressing the pain and anger that many African Americans and other people of color may feel versus language that I think now crosses the line and goes into hate.

— Michael Nutter

The anger of lovers renews their love.

— Terence

Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need.

— Marshall B. Rosenberg

I would say that I definitely became much more religious. They say there are no atheists in foxholes, and this stroke put me into a very deep foxhole. Yet that feeling of faith sustained me, so I have no feelings of anger or regret.

— Mark Kirk

The anger and the brutality against everything can readily from one hour to the next be transformed into its opposite.

— Thomas Bernhard

The fear really hits you. That’s what you feel first. And then it’s the anger and frustration. Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself.

— Charles Bronson

True, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between authentic anger and bullshit and that’s why the following exercise is designed to help you express your resentments with integrity, and not with demoralizing bullshit

— Will Jelbert, The Happiness Animal

Be careful when power comes to thee also, lest thou too shouldst smite in thine anger or thy jealousy, for unconquerable strength is a sore weapon in the hands of erring man

— H. Rider Haggard, She

I feel like we sometimes let our emotions and anger get in the way.

— Trevor Jackson

I think anger is a normal response to something horrible that someone has done, another human being has done, and to rob people of life, and that’s actually healthy to have, to feel that. At some point you have to figure out, ‘How do I let that go?’

— Adam Hamilton

When you forgive those that hurt you, they no longer have control over your future happiness. Their anger keeps them a prisoner to your past, while you enjoy the present.

— Shannon L. Alder

Library? That sounded reasonable. As my thoughts revolved around my days surrounded by books, something miraculous happened. My anger subsided. It ebbed away as the thoughts of books, pages, and comfort entered my head.

— Rebecca Maizel, Infinite Days

You have a right to have a godly anger to bring about change, godliness and justice in the society.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The biggest aggravation in the Arab world, the biggest reason for their anger toward us and the creation of those suicide terrorists, is Israel and the difficulty with the Palestinian issue.

— Mario Cuomo

Sarcasm is a manifestation of anger, and anger can make you the puppet of your opponents.

— Wayne Gerard Trotman, Kaya Abaniah and the Father of the Forest

I think my passion is misinterpreted as anger sometimes. And I don’t think people are ready for the message that I’m delivering, and delivering with a sense of violent love.

— Charlie Sheen

It occurred to me almost constantly in the South that had I lived there I would have been an eccentric and full of anger, and I wondered what form the anger would have taken. Would I have taken up causes, or would I have simply knifed somebody?

— Joan Didion, South and West: From a Notebook

People are always angry at America. They’re absolutely certain that America either caused their problems or is deliberately not fixing their problems. But the anger is always directed at America and never at Americans.

— P. J. O’Rourke

A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.

— Mary Garden

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.

— Alice Miller

Violent anger makes me physically ill.

— Langston Hughes

Often, overeating is a way to punish yourself for the anger and resentment you’re feeling – either at yourself or someone else.

— Karen Salmansohn

He lay back, put his arm over his eyes, and tried to hold onto the anger, because the anger made him feel brave. A brave man could think. A coward couldn’t.

— Stephen King, Misery

Basically, it’s in your best mental interest to release your anger so you can see the world more clearly around you and seek better solutions for finding the happy, love-filled life you desire and deserve.

— Karen Salmansohn

The great mountains of wars and conflicts in the world can only be removed by picking up tiny stones of hatred and anger bit by bit. We must all be involved!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Like the marriage contract you entered into, your divorce is a legal transaction. Treat it that way. Try not to let emotion, hurt, fear or anger dictate the circumstances of your discussions or negotiations.

— Laura Wasser

All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.

— Wilson Mizner

And then it goes as with all anger attacks. They don’t just consist of one anger, but of many. A long series of angers, flung into a volcano in one’s breast until it erupts.

— Fredrik Backman, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry

Pent up anger brews into hate, which subsequently becomes a juicy revenge.

— Natalya Vorobyova

Anger and bitterness—whatever the cause—only end up hurting us. Turn that anger over to Christ.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Efforts following 9/11 were important. They set a tone. They reminded those who might be tempted to take out their anger on an entire community that such actions were wrong.

— Alexander Acosta

If you have been harboring anger or bitterness or jealousy in your heart toward someone—a parent, an ex-spouse, a boss—hand it over to Christ, and ask Him to help you let it go.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I’m gonna take all my sadness, frustration, anger and energy and channel it into becoming the best possible student.I AM GOING TO BECOME A LEARNING MACHINE.

— Peter Rogers

I’m not sure why there’s this anger in the youth, but we need to talk about it. Kids need to get help if they need help, and bullies need to be helped as well.

— Crystal Bowersox

One reason why it has become harder to promote the beneficial side of emotions such as anger is that the moral vocabulary of good and bad has been replaced by the self-help lexicon of positive and negative thinking.

— Julian Baggini

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

— Confucius

It is good to forget one’s anger against one’s wrongdoer, whoever he may be, for countless number of evils will quickly grow from this anger.

— Thiruvalluvar

My anger tempted the act of delinquency and it felt good to dabble.

— S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

Mindfulness won’t ensure you’ll win an argument with your sister. Mindfulness won’t enable you to bypass your feelings of anger or hurt either. But it may help you see the conflict in a new way, one that allows you to break through old patterns.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

We need to learn how to organize, not just to let our anger explode. We need to have organization for the long run, not for one issue, not for one murder, but for everything coming to us in the next 20, 30 years.

— Raoul Peck

There is definitely a positive aspect of anger such as, anger at sin and anger at ungodliness or injustice of the society.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

My love and anger are in deep conversation these days, teaching and learning from one another. I’m doing my best to stay open to all of it.I’m curious to see what love does with all my anger.

— Scott Stabile

Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution.

— Barbara Deming

What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.

— Richard M. Nixon

I want to burn with excitement or anger and bleed, bleed out my words. I want to get all fucked up and write raw and ugly about all these things I see and am and could be.

— Charlotte Eriksson, Empty Roads & Broken Bottles; in search for The Great Perhaps

You can turn your anger into positive energy and do good things that will turn your life around

— Mxolisi Mashiloane, How to deal with anger & Learn to control your mind

Boxing gave me a voice to express the anger I felt for where I came from.

— Gerry Cooney

I’m not someone who feels anger on particular issues.

— Theresa May

Beauty for wisdom, lust for love, youth for happiness, anger for understanding and denial for acceptance are all things I gladly trade on my journey through life. Who say’s getting old is a bad thing?

— J.S. Riley

Fairest and dearest, your wrath and anger are more heavy than I can bear; but learn that I cannot tell what you wish me to say without sinning against my honour too grievously.

— Marie de France

But a person can only keep reality – and anger – at bay for so long before the truth comes back again.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

See, guys freak out. They hit critical mass and blast nuclear, white-hot anger out over the world like walking flamethrowers. But girls freak in. They absorb the pain and bitterness and keep right on sponging it up until they drown.

— Laura Wiess, Leftovers

Where there is anger there is always pain underneath.

— Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now

It’s a very difficult thing for people to accept, seeing women act out anger on the screen. We’re more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying.

— Rebecca De Mornay

I can’t hold my anger when you smile.

— M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

Newt shook his head, his face a mixture of anger and awe. “What you did was half brave and half bloody stupid. Seems like you’re pretty good at that.

— James Dashner, The Maze Runner

A little fire of anger can burn everything that you have built over your lifetime.

— Debasish Mridha

I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I’ve been closer to him for that reason.

— Elie Wiesel

Transform your anger into energy to effectuate positive change.

— Leta B., Your Steady Soul: May you transform your pain, anger, and hurt into wisdom, kindness, and love.