Read this collection of anger quotes to encourage you not to
lose your temper, and to find ways to control any anger you may feel.
Anger is an emotion we all feel, the difference is how we react to that
"Anger resolves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure."
"If you and I want to stir up a resentment tomorrow that may
rankle across the decades and endure until, death, just let us indulge
in a little stinging criticism - no matter how certain we are that it is justified."
Dale Carnegie, How to win friends & influence people
Inspirational Quotes |
"To be angry is to let others' mistakes punish yourself."
When we talk about anger management, we are talking about how
you control your emotional and physiological responses
to situations that cause anger. You cannot avoid these situations
and you cannot avoid becoming angry at times; that is only
natural. However, you can learn to control how you react.
James Seals, Anger: Natural Treatments To Manage Frustration And Stress
When the feelings of sadness, anger, and depression appear,
allow them to flow and allow yourself to express the emotion
with the intention of not doing harm to others.
Molly McCord, Conscious Messages
Words of Encouragement |
"Whether we like to admit it or not, those of us who struggle
with an unforgiving heart also carry around a tremendous amount of anger."
Brian Jones, Forgiveness: Get Rid Of The Gorillas Of Pain, Anger, And Bitterness And Start Living
Anger is the emotion preeminently serviceable for the display of power.
Walter B. Cannon
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"When you feel anger beginning to build up inside of you,
let your whole body droop and relax to the best of your ability while
beginning to breathe slowly from the diaphragm. Breathing in this way helps
to calm both the body and the mind which leads to letting go of
anger before it takes a hold."
Marge Powers, Anger: What's Up With That?
Anger expressed in a healthy and positive way means that we
channel emotional anger towards resolution not attack.
Byron R. Pulsifer
"But the day is a steady drain of small annoyances, and the difference
in the size of
men becomes hourly more apparent. The little man loses his temper;
the big man takes a firmer hold."
Bruce Barton, The Man Nobody Knows
Positive Attitude |
"Let not the sun go down upon your anger. Anger must be limited
and confined, both in race and in time."
Francis Bacon, Essays
"The next time you feel anger rising in you, create a distance with yourself.
Dissolve the 'I' that has got offended and you will see that all the
signs of anger will disappear."
Dianne Kane, Anger Management
"A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self control is the rule.
Anger is an uncontrollable feeling that betrays what you are when you
are not yourself. Anger is that powerful internal force that blows out the light of reason.
Know this to be the enemy: it is anger, born of desire."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Motivational Poems |
"Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame."
"... what is clear is when we refuse to put on our Compassion Hat and
instead hold onto resentment, we hold onto our own pain, potentially
becoming what we resent or don't understand.
Laura Jack, The Compassion Code: How To Say the Right Thing When the Wrong Thing Happens
"As emotions are subjective, there will never be a specific situation
that can automatically make any
person to feel angry. After all, the emotion can be influenced by
both internal and external factors."
Cris Goodman, Anger: Anger Management - The Ultimate Guide For
How To Control Anger For Life and Live Life to The Fullest
Top Ten Quotes |
"No other emotion plays such a disruptive role in our lives as anger.
While angry, our reasoning, which is necessary for
thoughtful decision-making, is impaired."
Carl Semmelroth; Donald Smith, Anger Habit: Proven Principles to Calm the Stormy Mind
... never feeling anger might be just as unhealthy as experiencing excessive
anger. A healthy level of anger means that we have a sense of right
and wrong, that we know when we are being treated unfairly,
and that we are willing to stand up for ourselves when we experience injustice.
When channeled in a healthy and productive way, anger can help us to
overcome barriers to our success and well-being.
Thomas Westover, Anger Management: 12 Simple Ways to Control Your Emotions, Develop Self-Control, and Minimize Your Day-to-Day Stress
"When you are angry, it is easier for you to over discipline. Your anger
may be perceived by your child as a personal attack."
Lou Priolo, The Heart of Anger: Practical Help for the Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children
"Those trapped by their own anger persistently attempt to force others to meet
their demands before they can find peace, whereas those who find
release from anger do not."
Les Carter, The Anger Trap: Free Yourself from the Frustrations that Sabotage Your Life
"Forgiveness is the key to unlocking all the anger and hurt, the emptiness
and darkness within. To unleash love, joy, fulfillment, and light inside.
Why did I wait so long? I could've been feeling like this all along, you
say to yourself."
Zaneta Beverford, Unleashing The Power Of Forgiveness
"Never answer a letter while you are angry."
"Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything.
They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry,
they bring about a change."
"Explosive anger can really hurt your relationships with your spouse,
kids, family, and friends. It causes lasting scars in the people you
love most, and it can get in the way of resolving conflicts."
Alexis G. Roldan, Marriage: How To Rescue Your Marriage
"Self control refers to controlling one's emotions and feelings and
not losing one's cool even in the
worst of situations."
Brian Adams, Self Improvement: Self Discipline
"The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you
must say something or bust."
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
"It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke.
For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke,
Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away,
then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say."
James Whitcomb Riley
Inspirational Poems |
"Sadly, some folks want others to feel their pain, to hurt as much
as they do-or more. My grandmother once told me to avoid colds
and angry people whenever I could. It's sound advice."
"I could see, early in my career, that helping my clients manage
their anger would have a huge impact on their lives and pay
extra dividends. Research shows, for example, that children are much
less likely to become aggressive when their parents and the other
adults around them effectively handle conflict with civility."
W. Robert Nay, Taking Charge of Anger, Second Edition: Six Steps to Asserting Yourself without Losing Control
Helping Others |
"An important key in anger management is identifying the trigger
and what it means for you."
Daniel Brush, Anger Management
"The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart,
the less capable you are of loving in the present."
Barbara de Angelis
"If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light,
wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself.
Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into any contests, and don't get upset,
angry, or resentful."
Zen master Yuanwu
Being Yourself |
"Put all hatred and anger aside for you will not reach the truth unless
you reach for the loving spirit that resides within you."
"Anger that is getting the way of happiness needs decluttering.
Begin by refusing to blame others for your moods."
Julianne Neilson, Declutter You
I would love to help you experience freedom from the past,
freedom from failures and fears, freedom from anger and mistakes,
freedom from regret and unresolved grief - and the freedom to enjoy
the full, rich feast of life. We cannot choose to have a life free of hurt.
But we can choose to be free, to escape the past, no matter what
befalls us, and to embrace the possible."
Edith Eva Eger, The Choice: Embrace the Possible
The development of genuine, open-minded patience
may very well lead one to also examine one's experience of anger
and its root causes.
Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living
No matter what type of anger or frustration we have to struggle with, ...
a clear picture of how our faith in God is the answer to anything
we need to overcome.
"Anger is a bad advisor."
I heard from marriage and family counselors, who agreed that the...
problem is getting couples not to 'express' anger, but to shut up long
enough to listen to each other.
Carol Tavris, Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion
Whatever the situation is - no matter how aggravated and
angry you feel, staying cool and keeping your mind calm always
pays off for the better.
Penelope Holmes, How Successful People Think Differently
Anger Problems |
. . . my personal opinion is that expectations are not bad.
I do understand that it can create some anger or stress in someone
to wish and wait for something they don't already have. But expectations
can also be used to your advantage.
Kevin Cole, Potential: The 5 Pillars to Unlock Excellence
You either give up and quit, or you get angry and fight.
Willow Cross, Getting Over It
Never Quit |
Anger is our unconsciousness's fastest way to let us know that our
boundaries are being stepped on.
Wendy Hammond, Leaving the Castle: Finding the Confidence to Start Over
Anger is not a matter of despair or a matter of experiencing
a situation or circumstance which is beyond your control.
Anger, instead, is allowing the opposite of love, compassion,
or respect for another person to control how you act or behave.
We seldom realize what power there is in patience.
All the energy consumed in exploding against others,
in retaliating, in unkind words, in the anger that brings grief
to others and ulcers to ourselves ourselves - all that energy
can be harnessed as
positive, creative power, simply by learning patience.
Eknath Easwaran, Patience: A Little Book of Inner Strength
When true forgiveness takes place in our hearts,
the only thing that is removed is our resentment and anger
toward the offender concerning the transgression that caused the pain.
Thomas Bear, Christian Marriage
True forgiveness is like a fire, burning everything in its path.
When held towards ourselves, it burns away our guilt, shame,
and negative thoughts. When held in the context of others, forgiveness
can release feelings of animosity, anger, intolerance and therefore,
restore love and intimacy in our relationships.
Sean PI, Forgiveness: The Miracle of Forgiveness
It's only through the accumulation of knowledge, and then testing it in
the real world, that you're able to increase your understanding of life.
You need to have experiences that excite you, experiences that anger you,
experiences that frighten you, and even experiences in which you have
no particular emotion at all.
Evan Tarver, The New Meaning of Rich
Quotes about Life |
Thoughts that are powered by fear will cause feelings of anxiety,
anger or frustration, which will manifest into your life and create negative
or bad experiences.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe’s Secrets to Personal Development
Death has a way of making our feel violated, as if someone
stole something from you. In many cases anger occurs
while grieving, but there may not be anyone to blame for your loss.
Marita Kinney, Grief: Healing From Grief and Loss: Discover Your New Life Beyond Death of A Loved One and Overcoming Loneliness
Identifying the true root causes of your anger can take a lot of courage.
No one likes to admit that they are responsible for their own negative
Philip Johnson, Anger Management
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes about Being Happy |
The fact of the matter is that anger is unleashed emotions. It is emotions
that you cannot handle and thus, the only way forward is to let
out all of those feelings of frustration...it's possible to handle all of your
emotions in a positive way, instead of letting anger get the better of you.
A.C. Drexel, Anger Management: How to Control Anger, Develop Self-Control and Ultimately Master Your Emotions
It is serious, and you won't get control of your anger unless you mean
business about sorting this difficulty out, once and for all. You will need
to be committed to change, but, it can be done.
John Crawford, Anger Management: Understanding. Healing. Freedom.