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Here are some quotes regarding Anger from various resources, some of them I like to share with my clients to help them better control and manage anger.  In my office we will sometimes discuss which ones are most useful to my client.  Which ones “connect” best with You?

 

Wisdom from Sages - Quotes about Anger

“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
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“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.” -- Plato
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“If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” --Chinese Proverb
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“When you think everything is someone else´s fault, you will suffer a lot. When you realize that everything springs only from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy. Pride leads to violence and evil. The truly good gaze upon everything with love and understanding" -- the Dalai Lama
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“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.” -- Marcus Aurelius
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“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.” -- the Buddha
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“Anger may be defined as an impulse, accompanied by pain, to a conspicuous revenge for a conspicuous slight directed without justification towards what concerns oneself or towards what concerns one's friends. If this is a proper definition of anger, it must always be felt towards some particular individual, and not "man" in general”. -- Aristotle
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“When we are angry we are blind to reality. Anger may bring us a temporary burst of energy, but that energy is blind and it blocks the part of our brain that distinguishes right from wrong. To deal with our problems, we need to be practical and realistic. If we are to be realistic, we need to use our human intelligence properly, which means we need a calm mind.” -- The Dali Lama
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"Never write a letter while you are angry." -- Chinese Proverb
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"If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot." -- Korean Proverb
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"Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger." -- Chinese Proverb
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"Anger is short-lived madness." -- Horace
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“Come not between the dragon and his wrath.” -- (King Lear) William Shakespeare
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" Malice drinks one-half of its own poison." -- Seneca
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"Never strike your wife - even with a flower." -- Hindu Proverb
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“I understand a fury in your words But not the words.” -- (Othello) William Shakespeare
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"Anger is a bad counselor." -- French Proverb
"Each of us is put here in this time and this place to personally decide the future of humankind. Did you think the Creator would create unnecessary people in a time of such terrible danger?
Know that you yourself are essential to this World." — Chief Arvol Looking Horse of the Lakota,Dakota and Nakota Nation
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"Respond to anger with virtue." -- Lao Tzu
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"I have learned 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
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"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 Antonius
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“Wrath makes him deaf.” -- (3 Henry VI) William Shakespeare