Top 100 Awesome Anger Quotes and Sayings

Best Anger Quotes and Sayings

Are you looking for the best quotes about anger? Anger is a normal emotion for every persons. These anger quotes and sayings can help transform your temporary madness into compassion.

Top 100 Awesome Anger Quotes and Sayings

  1. 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

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

  3. 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

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

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

  6. Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done. Ang Lee

  7. Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don’t go away, they just echo around. Jane Goodall

  8. Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue… and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness. Naomi Campbell

  9. 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. Joel Osteen

  10. Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse. Regina Brett

  11. 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

  12. 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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  13. 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. D. H. Lawrence

  14. Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration. Taylor Swift

  15. I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, 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

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  16. Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come. Henri Nouwen

  17. Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. Josh Billings

  18. Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. Joan Lunden

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

  20. 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. Richard M. Nixon

  21. Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance. Robert Quillen

  22. 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

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

  24. In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together. Margaret J. Wheatley

  25. In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. Lee Iacocca

  26. 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 a Kempis

  27. 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

  28. I’m not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want. Samuel L. Jackson

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

  30. One of the greatest lessons of my own life was learning to turn the inner rampage of hatred and anger toward my own father for his reprehensible behavior and abandonment of his family into an inner reaction more closely aligned with God and God-realized love. Wayne Dyer

  31. Quite a lot of our contemporary culture is actually shot through with a resentment of limits and the passage of time, anger at what we can’t do, fear or even disgust at growing old. Rowan Williams

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  32. He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor. Sarah Bernhardt

  33. We suffered a terrible blow on 11 September 2001. We responded with fear and anger. A fight-or-flight response is adaptive in any species. For us, given our power, fight was the only response we could imagine. Yochai Benkler

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

  35. Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love. Mahavira

  36. Back in those early days when I began my apprenticeship as a poet, I also tried to voice our anger, spirit of defiance and resistance in a Jamaican poetic idiom. Linton Kwesi Johnson

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  37. I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger – but I have to succeed. Boris Trajkovski

  38. 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. Alanis Morissette

  39. Vengeance is the act of turning anger in on yourself. On the surface it may be directed at someone else, but it is a surefire recipe for arresting emotional recovery. Jane Goldman

  40. The great thing about celebrity culture is that they can’t seem to stop themselves from displaying their ridiculous behaviour. I feel it’s my job as a serious investigative journalist to witness all kinds of behaviour and then report back to the audience through the prism of my own anger and bitterness. Kathy Griffin

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

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  42. Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night’s sleep, and you can’t settle anything until morning anyway. Rose Kennedy

  43. My body is damaged from music in two ways. I have a red irritation in my stomach. It’s psychosomatic, caused by all the anger and the screaming. I have scoliosis, where the curvature of your spine is bent, and the weight of my guitar has made it worse. I’m always in pain, and that adds to the anger in our music. Kurt Cobain

  44. Hoping they’d been inspired by the examples of Anne Frank and other teens who had turned negative experiences into something positive by writing about them, I handed out notebooks for my students to journal about their lives. There was some initial resistance. But then the stories poured out of them, full of anger and sadness. Erin Gruwell

  45. To find gratitude and generosity when you could reasonably find hurt and resentment will surprise you. It will be so surprising because you will see so much of the opposite: people who have much more than others yet who react with anger when one advantage is lost or with resentment when an added gift is denied. Henry B. Eyring

  46. In the final analysis, the incident is seen as originating from an emotional expression of the frustration and anger of the proud people of China who had been subject to ever increasing oppression from without and decadent corruption from within. Chen Ning Yang

  47. It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

  48. Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin

  49. When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear. Mark Twain

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. The five stages – denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance – are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

  53. Men are fair, and they have learned not to personalize anger – they can disagree with you and argue to the bone, but afterward they still consider you a nice person with whom the underlying human relationship need not be altered. Warren Farrell

  54. Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury. Francis Quarles

  55. Many churches are measuring the wrong things. We measure things like attendance and giving, but we should be looking at more fundamental things like anger, contempt, honesty, and the degree to which people are under the thumb of their lusts. Those things can be counted, but not as easily as offerings. Dallas Willard

  56. 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

  57. I guess because I had such a horrible life growing up, going from place to place not knowing what I was gonna do and ending up being homeless, there was a lot of pain and a lot of anger that was coming out through my guitar playing. Dave Mustaine

  58. Men make angry music and it’s called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant. Ani DiFranco

  59. Metallica is like the phoenix rising from the ashes. We set everything on fire, and this is what has risen from it – ‘St. Anger’ being the fire and ‘Death Magnetic’ being the phoenix. Kirk Hammett

  60. Self-pity, a dominant characteristic of sociopaths, is also the characteristic that differentiates heroic storytelling from psychological rumination. When you talk about your experiences to shed light, you may feel wrenching pain, grief, anger, or shame. Your audience may pity you, but not because you want them to. Martha Beck

  61. You cannot get ahead while you are getting even. Dick Armey

  62. Anger can be a problem, but it has tremendous potential, too. It’s just figuring out what to do with it. Sean Penn

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  63. There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone. Sylvester Stallone

  64. You have to understand the Newark Riots – a lot of people understand that the pain was the initial explosion of anger and alienation, but after that, the response, sending the National Guard troops – a lot of violence was carried out and perpetrated by those who were allegedly coming here to protect residents. Cory Booker

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  65. Words, especially when yelled in anger, can be very damaging to a child’s self-confidence. The child probably already feels bad enough just from seeing the consequences of his or her behavior. Our sons and daughters don’t need more guilt and self-doubt heaped upon their already wounded egos. Jack Canfield

  66. I am too weary to listen, too angry to hear. Daniel Bell

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. Alexander Pope

  70. I don’t think I could play a character that I couldn’t relate to somehow. I’m not unfamiliar with frustration, anger, shame, helplessness and a load of other emotions that make up our psycho-soup. I try to focus on that frustration, that sense of unfairness, and multiply it. Terry O’Quinn

  71. Forgiveness is the economy of the heart… forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. Hannah More

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  72. A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever. Jessamyn West

  73. I don’t display emotions. I have every feeling that everyone else has, but I’ve developed ways to suppress them. Anger is one of my most comfortable feelings. Curtis Jackson

  74. All I do is have fun. When I’m not working, it’s about making people laugh. I love making jokes about things. Even when someone’s mad at me, I’ll deflect anger with humor. My days are filled with laughter. If I’m not laughing, I’m not happy. Drew Fuller

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

  76. 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

  77. Being an activist is about getting things done. It’s not about standing around shaking your fist in anger. Christine Quinn

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

  79. I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him. Booker T. Washington

  80. Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  81. I think a certain amount of anger has been a fuel of mine, if you want – but also some sort of sadness, and plain mischief, of course. Siouxsie Sioux

  82. Anger has a way of seeping into every other emotion and planting itself in there. Dane Cook

  83. Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity. Yoko Ono

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself. Louis Nizer

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

  88. Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost. Terry Brooks

  89. There’s a difference between an outburst of spontaneous anger, which doesn’t have a political objective, and a more measured response that we saw in the Occupy Wall Street movement. David Harvey

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

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  91. I do think anger is so difficult for women. Girls think it undermines their femininity; it’s not very ladylike. Koren Zailckas

  92. Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward. Gloria Steinem

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

  94. We come from fallible parents who were kids once, who decided to have kids and who had to learn how to be parents. Faults are made and damage is done, whether it’s conscious or not. Everyone’s got their own ‘stuff,’ their own issues, and their own anger at Mom and Dad. That is what family is. Family is almost naturally dysfunctional. Chris Pine

  95. While seeking revenge, dig two graves – one for yourself. Douglas Horton

  96. We are becoming able to see the pursuit of external power for what it is and the futility of trying to escape the pain of powerlessness by changing the world. When we look inward, not outward, we can dismantle the parts of our personalities that have controlled us for so long – such as anger, jealousy, vindictiveness, superiority, inferiority. Gary Zukav

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

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

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

  100. 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. Wayne Dyer

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