The goal with these 100 anger quotes is simple: to help you slow down, calm down, and breathe. You’ll discover quotes by Buddha, Gandhi, Einstein, and more. Enjoy!

  • If you hate a person, then you’re defeated by them. Confucius
  • anger quotes not being outraged anything superpower james pierce wisdom tree man solitude nature
    Not being outraged by anything is a superpower. James Pierce
  • anger quotes smarter you get more realize not worth maxime lagace wisdom road nature mountains
    The smarter you get, the more you realize anger is not worth it. Maxime Lagacé
  • anger quotes holding like grasping hot coal with intent throwing someone you are one who gets burned wisdom man sitting
    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. (Source)
  • anger quotes makes feel isolated fred rogers wisdom sky bird clouds
    Anger makes us feel so isolated. Fred Rogers
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    An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure. Genghis Khan
  • anger quotes ones greatest enemy calmness protection sathya sai baba wisdom woman smiling
    One’s anger is one’s greatest enemy and one’s calmness is one’s protection. Sathya Sai Baba
  • anger quotes another person will not hurt you without your cooperation hurt moment believe yourself epictetus wisdom dog person canyon
    Another person will not hurt you without your cooperation. You are hurt the moment you believe yourself to be. Epictetus
  • anger quotes shouting something did make more possible susan sontag wisdom children glasses
    Shouting something didn’t make it any more possible. Susan Sontag
  • anger quotes tears despair fuel thunders light maxime lagace wisdom water nature trees road
    Tears of despair can be fuel. Thunders of anger can be light. Maxime Lagacé
  • I would not look upon anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight… I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with nonviolence. Thich Nhat Hanh (Being Peace, Amazon book)
  • anger quotes offended easily resource allocator waste energy attention greater sin than wasting time tim ferriss wisdom nature walking man solitude mountains
    If you’re offended easily, you’re a bad resource allocator. It’s a waste of energy and attention, which is a greater sin than wasting time. Tim Ferriss
  • anger quotes always makes proud love world somehow hate easy compared jack kerouac wisdom people
    It always makes me proud to love the world somehow – hate’s so easy compared. Jack Kerouac (Big Sur)
  • anger quotes does not hurt unless interpret happening harmful can choose marcus aurelius wisdom man standing solitude
    It doesn’t hurt me unless I interpret it’s happening as harmful to me. I can choose not to. Marcus Aurelius
  • anger quotes will permit man narrow degrade soul making hate him booker washington wisdom feet walking
    I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. Booker T. Washington
  • No one heals himself by wounding another. Ambrose
  • Hatred is public and shameless demonstration of inferiority complex. Paulo Coelho
  • Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung
  • The instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. Buddhist proverb
  • Judge, and feel separate and lonely. Anger, and lose peace of mind. Cling, and live in anxiety. Fantasize, and miss the present. Desire, and suffer until you have it. Naval Ravikant
  • You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. Buddha
  • Friendly reminder. If you ever lose your temper it is your fault. Always. Your emotional responses are never the responsibility of any other human being. Thibaut
  • Everyone asks how to deal with anger when it arises. No one asks how to prevent anger from arising. James Pierce
  • So other people hurt me? That’s their problem. Their character and actions are not mine. Marcus Aurelius
  • A man is about as big as the things that make him angry. Winston Churchill
  • We will cease to be angry once we cease to be so hopeful. Alain de Botton
  • An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes. Cato The Elder
  • Delay gratification. Don’t give your ego the satisfaction of a scream. Maxime Lagacé
  • The best way to avenge yourself is to not be like that. Marcus Aurelius
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    People generally quarrel because they cannot argue. G. K. Chesterton
  • When you think you’ve been injured, apply this rule: If the community isn’t injured by it, neither am I. And if it is, anger is not the answer. Show the offender where he went wrong. Marcus Aurelius
  • The best thing you can do when you are angry is nothing. @orangebook_
  • We can’t control what people say, but we do have a say in how we react. Refusing to give others power over our feelings is a mark of emotional intelligence. Adam Grant
  • If we could learn to like ourselves, even a little, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away. John Steinbeck
  • anger quotes when reality expectations dont fit maxime lagace wisdom man looking
    Anger: when reality and expectations don’t fit. Maxime Lagacé
  • A person does not react to the insult. He reacts to what the insult makes him feel about himself. Kapil Gupta
  • A person who truly understands is rarely outraged. Those who take pride in their outrage, rarely understand. Kunal Shah (Source)
  • A verbal threat is the most authentic certificate of impotence. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (The Bed of Procrustes)
  • When you want to become free, your righteousness and anger are much less interesting than they used to be. Ram Dass
  • Hatred is like a two edged sword. When you cut the other person you cut yourself. Haruki Murakami (The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle)
  • An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi
  • The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Seneca
  • I get angry about things, then go on and work. Toni Morrison
  • Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet. Maya Angelou
  • If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world. Nikola Tesla
  • Hating clouds the mind. It gets in the way of strategy. Leaders cannot afford to hate. Nelson Mandela
  • Anger may seem to be a source of energy, but it’s blind. It causes us to lose our restraint. It may stir courage, but that too is blind. 14th Dalai Lama
  • anger quotes dwells bosom fools albert einstein wisdom man nature mountains
    Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. Albert Einstein
  • When reason ends, then anger begins. Therefore, anger is a sign of weakness. 14th Dalai Lama
  • Anger is a weed; hate is the tree. Augustine of Hippo
  • 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
  • I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. James Baldwin
  • For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 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
  • Doing an injury puts you below your enemy; revenging one makes you but even with him; forgiving, it sets you above him. Benjamin Franklin
  • You remember the insults you received far more than those you gave. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Anger is only one letter short of danger. Eleanor Roosevelt
  • When you set out on a journey of revenge, first dig two graves. Confucius
  • Where there is anger there is always pain underneath. Eckhart Tolle (Source)
  • There is no passion so much transports the sincerity of judgement as doth anger. Michel de Montaigne
  • Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment. Mario Puzo (The Godfather)
  • Never waste a minute thinking about people you don’t like. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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