300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

Anger is the feeling of heated dissatisfaction. It is both the smouldering flame of resentment and the volcanic eruption of anger. To be angry is not to be at peace. It must be held in the grip of disgust of some person, event, life pattern, opinion or thing. We bring you with some good quotes on anger which will aid in controlling and channelising it into a positive direction. Here are 300+ anger quotes as per your needs.

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300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

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.— James Russell Lowell

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

As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive.— Rodney King

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

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.— Ovid

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

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

Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.— Edward Abbey

I think that Scottish people, like Canadians, are often misunderstood and what I like about my Scottish friends and relatives is how quickly it can go from love to anger. It’s a great dynamic.— Mike Myers

Hatred is settled anger.— Marcus Tullius Cicero

The reason why I love people, and writing about them, is because they don’t always respond with hate and anger. If they did I wouldn’t have a story to tell. Who wants to know about someone who was brutalised and became brutal? I’m interested in the exceptions.— Chris Cleave

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

The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.— Walter Savanger Landor

My character had been in the chair for seven years. He had gone through his anger, depression, drug and alcohol abuse. He had gone through everything, now he was up, he was happy, he was filled with his dream.— Gregory Hines

Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn’t eaten in a while.— Charles Barkley

To talk about balance, it’s easier to talk about what’s out of balance. And I think anytime that you have any disease, and disease meaning lack of ease, lack of flow… dis-ease. So any time there’s disease, you’re out of balance, whether it’s jealousy, anger, greed, anxiety, fear.— Ricky Williams

Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.— Confucius

Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.— Carl Sandburg

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

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

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

I don’t play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.— Dick Dale

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

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

Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.— Mary Kay Blakely

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

A lot of my humor does come from anger. It’s like, you’re not gonna pull one over on me – which is pretty much my motto anyways.— Courteney Cox

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.— Bodhidharma

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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

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

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.— Alice Duer Miller

I’ve chosen my wedding ring large and heavy to continue forever. But exactly because of that all the time that Dave and I have an argument I feel it like handcuffs, and on anger time I throw it in a basket. Poor Dave, he bought me three wedding rings already!— Carmen Miranda

Violence is a problem we all want to solve. I want to make sure that kids learn to deal with anger by learning how to talk with people to solve problems. Here in the United States Senate I want to make sure we have safe schools, safe neighborhoods and good things for kids to do after school!— Patty Murray

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

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

Anger elicits anger, fear elicits fear, no matter how well meaning we may be.— Martha Beck

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

I don’t have the feeling of being motivated by anger, revenge or frustration.— Agnes Obel

Another night, I dreamed I saw my father sweeping out the barn floor clean, and would not suffer the wheat to be brought in the barn. He appeared to me to be in anger.— Joanna Southcott

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

You’ve just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn’t help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it’s easy to say and harder to do.— Nicole Kidman

As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.— Robin Gibb

I suppose there’s an anger in all of us. Some hidden ranger that you keep at bay.— Dominic Cooper

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 languanger that I think now crosses the line and goes into hate.— Michael Nutter

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

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge an argument an exchange of ignorance.— Robert Quillen

The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

My humour has always come from anger, but I have to make sure I don’t just get angry and jump on a soapbox.— Carl Hiaasen

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

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

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.— Cato

I’m not angry, I’m not an angry person, but I do sometimes like playing with the perception of anger, as in pretending that I’m more angry than I actually am, and sometimes it works quite well.— Calvin Harris

He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.— John Ruskin

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, ranger, fear, sadness. I don’t think that’s only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.— Kevin Bacon

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.— William Shenstone

When anger rises, think of the consequences.— Confucius

The American people are smart. They’ve gotten sick of the predictable hyperpartisan talking points and canned anger.— John Avlon

Hatred is inveterate anger.— Marcus Tullius Cicero

I get in trouble when I say things like, ‘I’m attracted to violence.’ I was a pretty angry kid, and I got into military history largely as a way to vent my own anger. As I got older it narrowed down to a more specific focus on individual violence. I’m just trying to understand where it came from.— Caleb Carr

Well, all comedy starts with anger. You get angry, and its never for a good reason, right? You know its not a good reason. And then you try and work it from there.— Jerry Seinfeld

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

In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter.— Benjamin Carson

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

There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That’s not what the American people want to hear.— Frank Luntz

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The world in general doesn’t know what to make of originality it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.— W. Somerset Maugham

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

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.— Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.— J. R. R. Tolkien

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

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

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.— Christopher Morley

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

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.— Francis Bacon

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

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.— George Jean Nathan

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.— Thomas Paine

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.— Henry Walter Bates

Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.— Martha Beck

He who angers you conquers you.— Elizabeth Kenny

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

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Anger is a short madness.— Horace

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain.— Dalai Lama

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

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

That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson.— Clare Short

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

At the time, 1980, people regarded actresses involved with production with a certain amount of fear, resentment and anger.— Jacqueline Bisset

Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.— James Whitcomb Riley

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

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

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

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

Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.— Indira Gandhi

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

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

The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.— Mehmet Oz

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

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

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

Do not follow vain desires for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.— Abu Bakr

And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that.— Clare Short

As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God’s anger but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.— Adam Sedgwick

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

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.— James Thurber

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

President Obama clearly cannot run on his record. All he’s offering is more of the same. That’s not good. Look at the economy. It’s stagnating. And so, what they’re now going to try and do is bring this campaign down to little things, distractions, distortions, smear, fear, anger, frustration.— Paul Ryan

My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.— Beverly Sills

Insurgents have capitalized on popular resentment and anger towards the United States and the Iraqi government to build their own political, financial and military support, and the faith of Iraqi citizens in their new government has been severely undermined.— Tom Lantos

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

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 Savanger

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.— Austin O’Malley

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.— Mahatma Gandhi

Anger is a transient hatred or at least very like it.— Robert South

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

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

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

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

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

I share the anger, but, ultimately, to govern this country, it takes more than anger. It takes experience. It takes positions that reflect the best values of the American people.— Joe Lieberman

Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.— Laurence J. Peter

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

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

Us investigators who went out into the field were faced on occasion with a lot of anger, by people saying why has it taken you five or six year to come and see me?— Tony Greig

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

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

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

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

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.— Zora Neale Hurston

Hatred is an affair of the heart contempt that of the head.— Arthur Schopenhauer

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

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

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

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

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 you learn that a truth is a lie, anger follows.— Grace Slick

Anger tears me up inside… My own… or anyone else’s.— Betty White

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Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.— John Dryden

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

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

Keep cool anger is not an argument.— Daniel Webster

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

I don’t think that you can fake warmth. You can fake lust, jealousy, anger those are all quite easy. But actual, genuine warmth? I don’t think you can fake it.— Keira Knightley

I’ve learned that football sometimes was an outlet. It was a way for me to release anger, release frustration.— Emmitt Smith

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.— Akhenaton

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

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 ranger and women crying.— Rebecca De Mornay

300+ Anger Quotes to aid in controlling it

Anger is implanted in us as sort of sting, to make us gnash with our teeth against the devil, to make us vehement against him, not to set us in array against each other.— Richard Savanger

Good satire comes from anger. It comes from a sense of injustice, that there are wrongs in the world that need to be fixed. And what better place to get that well of venom and outranger boiling than a newsroom, because you’re on the front lines.— Carl Hiaasen

Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.— Edgar Rice Burroghs

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

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

It’s a joke to think that anyone is one thing. We’re all such complex creatures. But if I’m going to be a poster child for anything, anger’s a gorgeous emotion. It gets a bad rap, but it can make great changes happen.— Alanis Morissette

The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.— John Dryden

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

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


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