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Conquer anger with non-anger. Conquer badness with goodness. Conquer meanness with generosity. Conquer dishonesty with truth.

In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people’s wrath.

Anyone can become angry - that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not within everyone's power and that is not easy.

Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred, it will be stilled by non-hatred - this is the law Eternal.

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

Every man who attacks my belief diminishes in some degree my confidence in it and therefore makes me uneasy, and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.

When anger rises think of the consequences.

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

I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that.

It is a living death if one is obsessed by pride ego and anger.

Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.

Bertrand Russell

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.

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.

Now is the winter of our discontent.

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

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.

Anger, ego, jealousy, are the biggest diseases. Keep yourself aloof from these three diseases.

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

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.

We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.

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

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

William Congreve

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.

I want to get a vending machine with fun sized candy bars, and the glass in front is a magnifying glass. You'll be mad but it will be too late.

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.

When angry - count to four; when very angry - swear.

Do not be disturbed or angered at another's sin or evil, rather spiritually help the one who has sinned as best you can, because those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.

Francis of Assisi

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

Abused patience turns to fury.

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Hell hath no fury like a hustler with a literary agent.

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

My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.

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

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

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

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.

Fury itself supplies arms.

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.

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

Anger can be subdued only by forbearance and cruelty can be overcome only by nonviolence.

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.

Anger is a short madness.

Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see one can only be angry with those he respects.

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

Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.

Generally speaking if a human being never shows anger then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain.

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

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

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.

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

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.

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

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

Barbara de Angelis

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.

The new always carries with it the sense of violation of sacrilege. What is dead is sacred, what is new that is different is evil dangerous or subversive.

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.

In my banjo show with the Steep Canyon Rangers I do do comedy during that show. It'd be absurd just to stand there mute and play 25 banjo songs.

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards for they are subtle and quick to anger.

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.

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

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

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.

He is a pandit (man of knowledge) who speaks what is suitable to the occasion who renders loving service according to his ability and who knows the limits of his anger.


I get angry with none. Will a mother get angry with her children? Will the ocean send back the waters to the several rivers?

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

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

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.

All religions exhort man to cleanse the heart of malice, greed, hate and anger. All religions hold out the gift of Grace as the prize for success in this cleaning process.

Sai Baba

People crushed by laws have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies they will be enemies to the law, and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.

Edmund Burke

Speak without anger or spite without any artificiality or formality straight from the heart.then you will be spreading joy and love among all.

Sai Baba

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Anger if not restrained is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.

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

There's nothing wrong in suffering if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile.

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

The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

People crowd into film shows rush towards social clubs - spend days together in playing cards - but when they are asked to sing the Glory of God and purify themselves and the atmosphere they clamor for concession ! When the heads hit against each other in anger can the feet be steady and unaffected ? They too will kick and trample as maliciously as they can.

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. So I bit my tongue. I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.

Fair peace becomes men, ferocious anger belongs to beasts.

Anger is the harvest of the bewitching mind, it enslaves man and fogs his understanding.

Anger cannot be destroyed by anger and cruelty by cruelty.

Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.

James Madison

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.'

Anger cannot be dishonest.

The arousing of prejudice, pity, anger and similar emotions, has nothing to do with the essential facts, but is merely a personal appeal to the man who is judging the case.

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

Desire destroys devotion, anger destroys wisdom, greed destroys work - hence these bad qualities must be sacrificed. With good and sweet words, keeping desires under check and control (for ultimate removal) one should start on the path of sacrifice.

Anger is like an intoxicant, it reduces man and degrades him to the level of an animal.

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.

Where divinity is sought after one ought always to behave in the spirit of Love devoid of the slightest trace of hate envy and anger. When one cultivates the inner look one attains the conviction of the basic equality of all.

Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite.

Hello. Do not greet anybody when the heart is filled with anger, distrust etc. Have instead a pure hollow from which a wholehearted Hello emanates.

I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime then I attack them one and all because they enslave the minds of men.

Hatred is settled anger.

Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Hatred is inveterate anger.

My therapist says I still haven't got in touch with my anger. Maybe one day I'm going to explode. But I'm still really happy. I know it looks like a strange and painful upbringing - all those experiences led me to the paths that I'm on now.

Drew Barrymore

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

Any man today who returns from work sinks into a chair and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.

Bill Cosby

It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but to be angry with the right person to the right extent, and at the right time, with the right object, and in the right way - that is not easy and it is not everyone who can do it.

The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on, science and art are as well.

Anton Chekhov

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.

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

We're taught to be ashamed of confusion anger fear and sadness and to me they're of equal value to happiness excitement and inspiration.

Alanis Morissette

The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul angry or gentle. Anger is just and pity is just but judgement is never just.

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.

Where there is charity and wisdom there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation there is neither anxiety nor doubt.

Francis of Assisi

Those men who are happy in this world who are generous towards their relatives kind to strangers indifferent to the wicked loving to the good shrewd in their dealings with the base frank with the learned courageous with enemies humble with elders and stern with the wife.