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If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. Chinese Proverbs,
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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Remember: “The Best Fighter is Never Angry." Lao Tzu, philosopher
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When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. Thomas Jefferson, president
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When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important. Andrew Shue, actor
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My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton, politician
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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, businessman
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How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber, comedian
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It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses. William Arthur Ward, writer
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You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. Buddha, leader
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Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion. Bodhidharma, leader
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Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass. Maya Angelou, poet
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If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? Sydney J. Harris, journalist
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No person is important enough to make me angry. Carlos Castaneda, writer
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Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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Angry is just sad's bodyguard. Liza Palmer, novelist
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When anger rises, think of the consequences. Confucius, philosopher
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Anger is a brief lunacy. Horace, poet
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There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot. Proverbs,
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Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. Maya Angelou, poet
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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 getting burned. Buddha, leader
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An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes. Cato The Elder, historian
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There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
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When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. Mark Twain, author
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It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman. Proverbs 21:19 Bible,
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The best answer to anger is silence. Source Unknown,
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Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
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The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. Barbara De Angelis, writer
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Every time you get angry, you poison your own system. Alfred A. Montapert, author
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Keep cool; anger is not an argument. Daniel Webster, politician
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Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge. Edward George BulwerLytton,
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Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly. Proverbs,
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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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Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. Frank Moore Colby, educator
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Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. George Eliot, author
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The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do. Horace, poet
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He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him. Plato, philosopher
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An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason. Publilius Syrus, writer
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No one is as angry as the person who is wrong. Proverbs,
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Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. William Congreve, poet
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It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism. George Eliot, author
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Men lose their tempers in defending their taste. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. Horace, poet
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Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep. Thomas De Quincey, author
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The size of a man is measured by the size of the thing that makes him angry. Source Unknown,
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Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects. Richard M. Nixon, president
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It takes two flints to make a fire. Louisa May Alcott, novelist
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Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller, comedian
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What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
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Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
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The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong. Wilson Mizner, dramatist
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I have never known anyone worth a damn who wasn't irascible. Ezra Pound, poet
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Most people give off as much heat as a 100 watt bulb, but not as much light. Source Unknown,
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Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade. James Barrie,
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The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves. Charles Caleb Colton, writer
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To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better. Tryon Edwards, theologian
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Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one. Edward F. Halifax, statesman
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When angry, count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. Thomas Jefferson, president
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Doomed are the hotheads! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, I'm sorry. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
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The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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There is not in nature, a thing that makes man so deformed, so beastly, as does intemperate anger. John Webster, playwright
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When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger. Epictetus, philosopher
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A soft answer truth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. Proverbs 15:1 Bible,
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Scornful men bring a city into a snare, but wise men turn away wrath. Proverbs 29:8 Bible,
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A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit. Epictetus, philosopher
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Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
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Good temper is an estate for life. William Hazlitt, critic
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Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. Washington Irving, writer
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Anger itself does more harm than the condition which aroused anger. David O. Mckay, clergyman
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Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. Sri Swami Sivananda,
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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. Source Unknown,
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When you're in the right, you can afford to keep your temper. When in the wrong, you can't afford to lose it. Source Unknown,
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I don't think your ability to fight has anything to do with how big you are. It's to do with how much anger is in you. Amy Winehouse, musician
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A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life. Christopher Morley, author
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Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest. Proverbs,
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Rage cannot be hidden, it can only be dissembled. This dissembling deludes the thoughtless, and strengthens rage and adds, to rage, contempt. James Baldwin, educator
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He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city. Bible,
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Anger rest in the bosom of fools. Bible,
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Go ahead, make my day. Clint Eastwood, actor
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The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
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Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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Anger is short madness Horace, poet
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He who angers you conquers you. Elizabeth Kenny, celebrity
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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, author
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Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber, comedian
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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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, psychologist
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The bare recollection of anger kindles anger. Publilius Syrus, writer
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Let not the sun go down upon your wrath. Ephesians 4:26 Bible,
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Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. Ecclesiastes 7:9 Bible,
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Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger. Ephesians 4:26 Bible,
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If we are deprived of our just due, we naturally experience emotions of anger. Smiley Blanton,
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Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten. Buddha, leader
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Anger as soon as fed is dead; 'Tis starving makes it fat. Emily Dickinson, poet
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There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. St. Francis De Sales,
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Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features. William Hazlitt, critic
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The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. Joseph Joubert, writer
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The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love. Walter Savage Landor, poet
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The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight to the blood. George Santayana, philosopher
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The broad general rule is that a man is about as big as the things that make him angry. Source Unknown,
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Anger is one letter short of danger, Greatest remedy for anger is delay Source Unknown,
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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. David Herbert Lawrence, writer
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When angry, count four. When very angry, swear. Mark Twain, author
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Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason. William R. Alger, writer
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Anger cannot be dishonest. George R. Bach,
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The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them. Proverbs 12:6 Bible,
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Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance. H. G. Bohn,
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A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper -- a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable. Charles Dickens, novelist
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Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for. Edward F. Halifax, statesman
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When I am angry I can pray well and preach well. Martin Luther, monk
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Do not suppress it-that would hurt you inside. Do not express it-this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it. Peace Pilgrim, activist
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There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune. Jules Renard, dramatist
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The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time. John Ruskin, writer
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Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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Impotent fury rages powerless and to no purpose. Virgil, poet
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Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them. James Fallows, journalist
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Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist
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Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret. Laurence J. Peter, writer
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Anger is a short madness. Horace, poet
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Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. Petrarch, poet
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I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend. Akhenaton, statesman
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We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time. Aristotle, philosopher
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When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. Proverbs 19:11 Bible,
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My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. James 1:19-20 Bible,
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Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed. Clarendon,
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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, educator
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He who holds back rising anger like a rolling chariot, him I call a real driver; other people are but holding the reins Dhammapada,
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Act nothing in a furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. So we were often angry at each other. Charles De Gaulle, leader
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My liver swells with bile difficult to repress. Horace, poet
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Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute. William Shenstone, poet
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Aggression, the writer's main source of energy. Ted Solotaroff, writer
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I lose my temper, but it's all over in a minute, said the student. So is the hydrogen bomb, I replied. But think of the damage it produces! George Sweeting,
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The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger. Nigel Mansell, athlete
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I'm not a screamer. I'm confrontational, but I don't think that translates into anger. Rachel Maddow, journalist
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In plain terms, a child is a complicated creature who can drive you crazy. There's a cruelty to childhood, there's an anger. Maurice Sendak, artist
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