Anticipate my next blog post on Anger being a temporary madness, but in the meantime, enjoy these quotes about anger.
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.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. –Baltasar Gracian
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
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. –Benjamin Franklin
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. Maya Angelou
When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your failings. Then you will forget your anger. Epictetus
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason. –Publilius Syrus
Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret. –Laurence J. Peter
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him. –Frank Herbert
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
Anger is a short madness. Horace
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