65 Anger Quotes On Success In Life

These anger quotes will inspire you. Anger, also known as wrath or rage, is an intense emotional state involving a strong uncomfortable, and non-cooperative response to a perceived provocation, hurt, or threat.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging anger quotes, anger sayings, and anger proverbs.

Best Anger Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” ~ Barbara De Angelis
  3. “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  4. “It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses.” ~ William Arthur Ward

  5. “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
  6. “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “Anger is one letter short of danger.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  8. “It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won’t go.” ~ Bertrand Russell

  9. “A moment of patience in a moment of anger prevents a thousand moments of regret.” ~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
  10. “Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.” ~ Robert Quillen
  11. “There needs to be understanding that anger never helps to solve a problem. It destroys our peace of mind and blinds our ability to think clearly. Anger and attachment are emotions that distort our view of reality.” ~ Dalai Lama
  12. “When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.” ~ Epictetus

  13. “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” ~ Saint Augustine
  14. “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ~ Carrie Fisher
  15. “Anger is just anger. It isn’t good. It isn’t bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It’s like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice.” ~ Jim Butcher
  16. “We are reminded that anger doesn’t solve anything. It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything.” ~ Thomas S. Monson

  17. “It’s never what people do that makes us angry; it’s what we tell ourselves about what they did.” ~ Marshall B. Rosenberg
  18. “Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.” ~ Epictetus
  19. “Don’t hold to anger, hurt, or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.” ~ Leo Buscaglia , Anger quotes about love
  20. “Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  21. “Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.” ~ Richard M. Nixon
  22. “Flying off the handle sometimes causes hammers and humans to lose their heads, as well as their effectiveness.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  23. “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” ~ George Lucas
  24. “When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  25. “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
  26. “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
  27. “How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  28. “Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  29. “In the beginning, the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” ~ Douglas Adams
  30. “I know of no more disagreeable sensation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.” ~ Frank Moore Colby
  31. “Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  32. “Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.” ~ Baltasar Gracian

  33. “What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  34. “One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.” ~ William Butler Yeats
  35. “Anger is the most impotent of passions. It affects nothing it goes about and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  36. “People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.” ~ Stephen Hawking

  37. “The best remedy for anger is delay.” ~ Brigham Young
  38. “The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.” ~ James A. Garfield , Truth in anger quotes
  39. “No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful or greedy. Unless you let him.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  40. “He who angers you conquers you.” ~ Elizabeth Kenny

  41. “Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” ~ Malcolm X
  42. “Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.” ~ Thomas a Kempis , Self anger quotes
  43. “Why do we hold onto negativity? For some reason, we believe that others are affected by our experience of remaining upset, hurt, or angry. Holding on to pain, anger, guilt or shame is the glue that binds us to the situation we want to escape.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant
  44. “Angry people are not always wise.” ~ Jane Austen

  45. “Happiness arises as a result of different causes and conditions. If you harm someone out of anger, you may feel some superficial satisfaction, but deep down you know it was wrong. Your confidence will be undermined. However, if you have an altruistic attitude, you’ll feel comfortable and confident in the presence of others.” ~ Dalai Lama
  46. “Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  47. “Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.” ~ Josh Billings
  48. “Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” ~ Phyllis Diller

  49. “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
  50. “When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out, because that’s what’s inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  51. “It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” ~ Robert W. Service
  52. “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

  53. “The way to change other’s minds is with affection and not anger.” ~ Dalai Lama
  54. “He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.” ~ John Ruskin
  55. “Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  56. “Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.” ~ Euripides

  57. “Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I’d abused.” ~ Luke Ford , Anger quotes about life
  58. “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
  59. “One of the best ways of keeping your temper in an argument, as most of us know only too well, is not to listen to anything the other person has to say.” ~ Alice Miller
  60. “Get mad, then get over it.” ~ Colin Powell

  61. “Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  62. “Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back–in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.” ~ Frederick Buechner
  63. “A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.” ~ Christopher Morley

  64. “There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  65. “A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.” ~ Winston Churchill

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