Anger Quotes

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.


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

Robert Green Ingersoll

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

James Thurber

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.

Austin O’Malley

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

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

Marcus Aurelius

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

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

Francis Bacon

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Frank Herbert

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.

Saint Francis de Sales

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

Mahatma Gandhi

In many ways, anger is a misdirected plea for love.

Karen Salmansohn

Denial, panic, threats, anger – those are very human responses to feeling guilt.

 Joshua Oppenheimer

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