Anger Quotes and a Verse
"Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters:
you must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
Human anger does not produce righteousness God desires."
- James 1:19-20
"No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched."
- George Jean Nathan
"A man is about as big as the things that make him angry."
- Winston Churchill
"For every minute that you are angry you lose sixty
seconds of happiness."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best
speech you will ever regret."
- Dr. Laurence J. Peter
"The greatest remedy for anger is delay."
"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 best remedy for a short temper is a long walk."
- Jacqueline Schiff
"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, that is not easy."
"If you're angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it.
You may not want to hug - which is all the more reason to do so.
It's hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you,
and that's precisely what happens when we hug each other."
- Walter Anderson
"Do not teach your children never to be angry;
teach them how to be angry."
- Lyman Abbott
"Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain.
They steal your energy and keep you from love."
- Leo Buscaglia
"When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear."
- Mark Twain
"I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to."
- Author Unknown