Anger Quotes

These anger quotes are fascinating. How many times have we been told not to make an important decision when we are angry?

There is nothing wrong with getting mad. The problems usually come in when we open our mouths and start expressing our anger.

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Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
-Albert Einstein

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

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

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.

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

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
-Austin O'Malley

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

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

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

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.

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.

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

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

Get mad, then get over it.
-Colin Powell

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
-Daniel Webster

He who angers you conquers you.
-Elizabeth Kenny

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

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

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
-Frank Herbert

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody, in particular, to be angry at.
-Frank Moore Colby

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

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

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
-Daniel Webster

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become a robot.
-Erich Fromm

Perhaps in time, the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
-Georg C. Lichtenberg

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
-George Orwell

Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
-Herb Caen

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
-Hillary Clinton

Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive.
-Hugh Kingsmill

What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
-Irv Kupcinet

Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious, and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
-Jack Kingston

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
-Jacques Barzun

It is good for society to have this introspection.
-Jacques Verges

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
-James A. Baldwin

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
-James Madison

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
-Jean de la Bruyere

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
-Jiddu Krishnamurti

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
-John W. Gardner

Some people strengthen society just by being the kind of people they are.
-John W. Gardner

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
-Kenneth L. Pike

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
-Lily Tomlin

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury.
-Martha Beck

People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that.
-Max Cannon

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
-Mignon McLaughlin

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.
-Milton Friedman

The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
-Omar N. Bradley

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
-Orson Welles

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
-Paul Sweeney

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
-Peter Medawar

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
-Randolph Bourne

It is not a fragrant world.
-Raymond Chandler

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
-Robert A. Heinlein

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
-Robert Frost

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.
-Robert Orben

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
-Russell Baker

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
-Thomas Szasz

Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
-Thomas Szasz

Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.
-Timothy Leary

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
-Valerie Solanas

Anger is a short madness.

Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
-James Fallows

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
-Mark Twain

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

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.

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

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

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

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

Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?
-Roseanne Barr

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

Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.
-Thomas Fuller

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.
-Thomas Fuller

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

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
-Thomas Kempis

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.
-Wayne Dyer

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

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

Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
-William Congreve

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

The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.
-A. J. Liebling

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
-A. Whitney Brown

The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
-Abbie Hoffman

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
-Adam Smith

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
-Adlai E. Stevenson

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.
-Adlai E. Stevenson

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
-Al Roker

Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
-Alfred Austin

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition.
-Alvin Toffler

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
-Arnold J. Toynbee

You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.
-Art Buchwald

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
-Barbara Jordan

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
-Bill Vaughan

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
-Bill Vaughan

I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
-Boyd Rice

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
-A. Wright Mills

Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
-Candace Bushnell In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.
-Carl Sandburg

Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
-Charles de Secondat

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
-Charles Edwards

Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also.
-Charles Horton Cooley

You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.
-Charles Kuralt

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