Unleashing the Power: 213 Angry Quotes to Express Your Fire!

Angry Quotes: A hand ready to hit, may cause you great trouble. A heart filled with anger has no room for love. A man can’t eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul.


A man in a passion rides a mad horse. – Ben Franklin

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good. Now and then a man should be shaken to the core with indignation over things evil. – Henry Ward Beecher

A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves a thousand moments of regret.

A person who has lots of anger inside, definitely loves people more than anyone else can. Because if red color indicates anger, then it indicates love too.

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A quarrelsome man has no good neighbors. – Ben Franklin

A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth. – Charles Spurgeon

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

Acknowledging and being conscious that you are being angry is a battle half won against anger. – Anon

Always listen to people when they’re mad, that’s when the truth comes out.

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Americans are slow to anger, but once they do get angry, they are impossible to stop. – Kathleen Troia McFarland

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

An angry person is a lonely person. No one wants to be around someone who’s quick to fly off the handle.

Anger and bitterness are two noticeable signs of being focused on self and not trusting God’s sovereignty in your life. When you believe that God causes all things to work together for good to those who belong to Him and love Him, you can respond to trials with joy instead of anger or bitterness. – John C. Broger

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. –  Eliot

Anger and worry are caused by phantoms that we create within ourselves and whose only strength is that with which we endow them. – Horace Fletcher

Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can’t last. – Greg Evans

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

Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.  – Beverly Sills

Anger can damage charity like vinegar destroys honey.  – Hadith

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

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Anger doesn’t demand action. When you act in anger, you lose self-control. – Joe Hyams

Anger doesn’t solve anything. It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything.

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. – Einstein

Anger expressed in a healthy and positive way means that we channel emotional anger towards resolution not attack. –  Byron R. Pulsifer

Anger is a dangerous disease that corrupts the body that holds it and infects those who are its target.

Anger is a feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.

Anger is a human right. We can and should all be able to be angry. However, it must be controlled by asking who, why, what, and where.

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

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. – G. M. Trevelyan

Anger is a short madness. – Horace

Anger is a sign that something needs to change. –  Anonymous

Anger is a waste of time and brain cells. Why be angry when you can do something about it?

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. – Robert Green Ingersoll

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.  – Twain

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge. – George William Curtis

Anger is an opportunity to let the beast inside every man come out and terrorize.

Anger is an unnecessary emotion. Loads of stuff in life can trigger it, but what matters is how you react. I choose not to react.  – Nicola Adams

Anger is just anger. It isn’t good. It isn’t bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It’s like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice. – Jim Butcher

Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath. – Thich Nhat Hanh

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Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.

Anger is often its own punishment. When one is angry, the body responds accordingly.

Anger is one letter short of danger. –  Eleanor Roosevelt

Anger is our natural defense against pain. So when I say I hate you, it really means “You hurt me”

Anger is the emotion preeminently serviceable for the display of power. – Walter B. Cannon

Anger is the enemy of nonviolence, and arrogance is the monster that engulfs it. – M.G.


Anger issues are not a joke. People often cannot handle the stress so they take it out on others and often times hurt the ones they love.

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

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Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are. – Cherie Carter-Scott

Anger resolves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure.  – Catherine Pulsifer

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge. – Edward G. Bulwer

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Anger, it’s a paralyzing emotion, you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling. I don’t think it’s any of that – it’s helpless, it’s absence of control, and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers, and anger doesn’t provide any of that, I have no use for it whatsoever.  –  Toni Morrison

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others – it only changes yours. – Shannon Alder

Anger’s not a good emotion. – Lincoln Chafees

Angry people are not always wise. – Jane Austen

Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are. ― Chief Red Eagle

Angry people who like to inflict little hurts on others will one day find that there will be no others around him to inflict those hurts upon.

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Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.  –  Aristotle

Anyone can get angry because anger is easy. But to whom is angry, with the right degree of anger, at the right time and purpose, and in the right way is difficult.  – Aristotle

Be careful with your words when you are angry, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.

Being angry is like trying to throw poop at someone but getting yourself very dirty in the process.

Big anger only exists in the breasts of people who think stupidly. – Albert Einstein

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

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

Calm is the best revenge. – Bangambiki Habyarimana

Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth. ― Siddhārtha Gautama

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Consciously feel the energy behind your anger and anger will no longer control you as it used to.

Control your anger, don’t let your anger control you. If you are mad, don’t say anything you’ll regret later. If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say it. Calm down and then do whatever you have to do.

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

Controlled anger leads to positive action. ― Todd Stocker

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

Do not say, “I cannot help having a bad temper.” Friend, you must help it. Pray to God to help you overcome it at once, for either you must kill it, or it will kill you. You cannot carry a bad temper into heaven. – Charles Spurgeon

Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry. – Lyman Abbott

Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death. –  Lena Horne

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Don’t get mad, smile and creep them out instead.

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

Don’t let yourself get so angry that you stop loving, because one day you will wake up from that anger and the person you love won’t be around anymore. – Dawson’s Creek

Don’t promise when you’re happy. Do not reply when you’re angry and do not decide when you’re sad.

Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. –  Roy T. Bennett

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

Every once in a while, I get mad. ‘The Lorax’ came out of my being angry. The ecology books I’d read were dull… In ‘The Lorax,’ I was out to attack what I think are evil things and let the chips fall where they might. – Dr. Seuss

Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.  – Alfred A. Montapert

Expressing anger is a form of public littering. – Willard Gaylin

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Feeling passionate about something doesn’t mean you have to be angry.  – Naomi Campbell

Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.  – German Proverb

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgive people in your life, even those who are not sorry for their actions. Holding on to anger only hurts, not them.

Get mad, then get over it. – Colin Powell

Getting angry doesn’t solve anything.  – Grace Kelly

Getting angry in a stressful situation is like trying to clean something with dirt. ― Urbanky Aurel Petru

Give yourself permission to feel anger, pain, and resentment. Relax, then let it go with love.

Grasping that anger is like holding a hot asphalt in your hand to throw it at someone else; you have been burned first.  – Bdh

Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head. – Schopenhauer

He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing. – Sallust

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He who angers you conquers you. –  Elizabeth Kenny

He who overcomes his anger conquers his greatest enemy. – Latin Proverb

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

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything. – Billy Graham

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. – Author: Aurelius

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

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

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

I don’t like anybody to be angry with me. I’d rather have friends. – B. B. King

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I don’t usually lose my temper, but if I get angry, it’s true – I’m scary.  – Eva Mendes

I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive. – Yoko Ono

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Angry Quotes

I want things to be better all the time. And I tend to get angry about that. Books are an opportunity to vent.

If a man has a quarrelsome temper, let him alone. The world will soon find him employment. He will soon meet with someone stronger than himself, who will repay him better than you can. A man may fight duels all his life, if he is disposed to quarrel. – Richard Cecil

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

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

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If I wish to compose or write or pray or preach well, I must be angry. Then all the blood in my veins is stirred, and my understanding is sharpened. –  Martin Luther King, Jr.

If it won’t matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes getting angry about it.

If we would be angry and not sin (says one), we must be angry at nothing but sin; and we should be more jealous for the glory of God than for any interest or reputation of our own. – Matthew Henry

If you are angry that people don’t have time for you, maybe it’s because you’re always angry.

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If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese Proverb

If you kick a stone in anger, you’ll hurt your own foot. – Korean Proverb

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

If you return anger with anger, aren’t you nothing more than a mirror of ugliness?  – Merry Riana

If you wish to conquer the world, first conquer your anger.

If you’re angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug — which is all the more reason to do so. It’s hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that’s precisely what happens when we hug each other. – Walter Anderson

Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness. – George Eliot

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

Insurgencies are easy to make and hard to stop. Only a few ingredients need to combine to create an insurgency; like oxygen and fire, they’re very common and mix all too often. The recipe is, simply, a legitimate grievance against a state, a state that refuses to compromise, a quorum of angry people, and access to weapons. –  Richard Engel

Is it any merit to abstain from wine if one is intoxicated with anger? – Augustine

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. –  Dyer

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

It is not good to let your anger get to you. It often leads to bad decisions that result in tears and regret.

It is not the actions of others that trouble us, but rather it is our own judgments. Therefore remove those judgments and resolve to let go of your anger, and it will already be gone.  – Marcus Aurelius

It is okay to talk about the past, as long as there’s no bitterness and anger. It only gives you a heart attack. It won’t change the past either. – Ann Marie Aguilar

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It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.  – William Arthur Ward

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Angry Quotes

It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it. – Epictetus

It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health. – Joyce Meyer

I’m a very hard-line, angry atheist. Yet I am fascinated by the concept of devotion.

I’m not angry. And I don’t like the thing of the ‘angry black woman,’ either. –  Naomi Campbell

I’m not the perfect person. I’m not the most happy person. I get angry, and I get mad sometimes, but I try my best to control my thoughts. Because that flows throughout your body. – Karrueche Tran

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

Laughter is a feather. Anger is a brick. – Terri Guillemets

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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

Let go of offence. Let go of fear. Let go of revenge. Don’t live angry, let go now!

Let not the sun go down upon your anger. Anger must be limited and confined, both in race and in time. – Francis Bacon

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.  –  Thich Nhat Hanh

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Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. – Don Miguel Ruiz

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Angry Quotes

Life is precious and there’s not a lot of room for anger. – Fran Drescher

Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. – Robert Brault

Love and tenderness are human nature, while anger and lust are animal traits. – Jalaluddin Rumi

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

Men in rage strike those that wish them best. – William Shakespeare

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. – Jack Layton

Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose. – Gracian

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. –  Gracian

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Angry Quotes

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

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

Never indulge in anger. It is the most petty of emotions that will suck the joy out of life.

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

No form of vice, not worldliness, not greed of gold, not drunkenness itself, does more to un-Christianize society than evil temper. – HENRY DRUMMOND

Not all anger is bad. You can be indignant about the social injustices happening around all of us, but instead of blustering, we can turn anger into something positive for a change.

One of man’s greatest obligations is anger. – Nikos Kazantzakis

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One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end. – Yeats

One that angers you controls you. Don’t give anyone that power! Especially the one who does it intentionally.

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

Only when a mosquito lands on your testicles, you will truly learn that there is always a way to solve problems without using anger and violence. – Confucius

Patience and empathy are anger’s mortal enemies.  – Gary Rudz

Patience is the direct antithesis of anger. ― Allan Lokos

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. – Will Rogers

People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.  – Stephen Hawking

Physical labor or a vigorous sport is a great way to redirect your angry energies. Angry people, for one reason or another, who work out, are often the most amiable people you will meet.

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Postpone today’s anger until tomorrow. – Tagalog Proverb

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. – Malachy McCourt

Say nothing when you are angry, you won’t have to apologize when you become conscious.

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

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. –  Zora Neale Hurston

Speak when you are angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret. – Ambrose Brierce

Take no revenge that you have not pondered beneath a starry sky, or on a canyon overlook, or to the lapping of waves and the mewing of a distant gull. – Robert Brault

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Angry Quotes

The annoying thing about anger is that you hurt yourself without benefiting others.  – Kurt Tucholsky

The best fighter is never angry. ― Lao Tzu

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. – Joseph Joubert

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

The cause of the anger and disappointment that we experience may be due to the unfulfilled desires and high expectations that we have.  – Abdullah Gymnastiar

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

The first thing to understand about anger is that it isn’t always a bad thing. Many people, especially Christians, have the mistaken notion that anger is intrinsically evil. As a result, they feel needless guilt. The idea that a Christian is never allowed to be angry is a demonic myth that tends to produce neurotic anxiety. I’ve had to struggle with this myth nearly all my life. – R. C. Sproul

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The greatest remedy for anger is delay. ― Thomas Paine

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Angry Quotes

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

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

The sharpest sword is a word spoken in wrath. – Gautama Buddha

The strong man is not the good wrestler; the strong man is only the one who controls himself when he is angry. – Prophet Muhammad

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. – Gloria Steinem

The wisest thing to do when you are angry is to keep quiet.

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough. – Bede Jarrett

There are reports of people spontaneously combusting. I sometimes see people who get angry for no reason and I can just imagine their head exploding!

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

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.  – Josh Billings

There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen. – Alexandre Dumas

There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. –  Mother Teresa

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. – Francis de Sales

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

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

They have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. – Hosea Ballou

Throughout life there will be people who will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. – Will Smith

To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine. – Isaac Watts

Transformation is my favorite game and, in my experience, anger and frustration are the result of you not being authentic somewhere in your life or with someone in your life. Being fake about anything creates a block inside of you. Life can’t work for you if you don’t show up as you. – Jason Mraz

Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help. – Thomas Fuller

Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. – Malcolm X

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We are not angry with people we fear or respect, as long as we fear or respect them; you cannot be afraid of a person and also at the same time angry with him. –  Aristotle

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Angry Quotes

What I know most about anger is that it hurts itself more than the people we scold. – Oprah Winfrey

When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry.  – Thomas C. Haliburton

When anger increases, think about the consequences.  – Kfs

When anger rises, think of the consequences. – Confucius

When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. – Thomas Jefferson

When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred. ― Thomas Jefferson

When someone is angry, that’s when he is very weak. Beat your world with patience. – Bong Chandra

When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger. – Epictetus

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

When you feel that your blood is boiling, take a shower. There is nothing quite like cool water to douse the eruption that is anger.

When you resort to shouting in conflict, you are reacting in the flesh. You have lost control of the only person you can control: yourself.  – Neil T. Anderson

When you respond to hatred with anger and revile, that’s when your enemy wins. – Andy F. Noya

Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude. – James

Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. – Eckhart Tolle

Angry Quotes
Angry Quotes

Whoever is able to anger you is able to control you. – On Anger.  ― Lamine Pearl heart

Why don’t humans need to plant hatred, revenge, and anger for long? For fear that if there is no age, then death brings it all (anger). Na’udzubillah.  – Jefri Al Buchori

You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store. –  Joel Osteen

You can sense people who have been raised by angry parents. Often withdrawn and quiet, they are diminished creatures, coiling away from the hot emotions that raised them.

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

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Always listen to people when they’re mad, that’s when the truth comes out.

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Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.

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