Anger

Anger is something most victims must travel through and the journey to heal asks us to understand anger. These are some of my favorite quotes to help us understand.

"The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around Anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it." - Katharine Graham
"The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around Anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it." - Katharine Graham

"Angry people are not always wise." - Jane Austen
"Angry people are not always wise." - Jane Austen

"My tongue will tell the Anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break." - William Shakespeare
"My tongue will tell the Anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break." - William Shakespeare

"The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around Anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it." - Katharine Graham
"The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around Anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it." - Katharine Graham

"Holding Anger is a poison...it eats you from the inside...we thing that by hating someone we hurt them...but hatred is a curved blade...and the harm we do to others...we also do to ourselves." - Mitch Albom
"Holding Anger is a poison...it eats you from the inside...we thing that by hating someone we hurt them...but hatred is a curved blade...and the harm we do to others...we also do to ourselves." - Mitch Albom

"The best fighter is never Angry." -Lao Tzu
"The best fighter is never Angry." -Lao Tzu

"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host, but Anger is like fire. It burns it all clean." - Maya Angelou
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host, but Anger is like fire. It burns it all clean." - Maya Angelou

"Don't waste your time in Anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy." - Roy T. Bennett
"Don't waste your time in Anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy." - Roy T. Bennett

"When Angry, count four. When very Angry, swear." - Mark Twain
"When Angry, count four. When very Angry, swear." - Mark Twain

"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." - Guatama Buddha
"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." - Guatama Buddha

"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored that to anything on which it is poured." - Mark Twain
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored that to anything on which it is poured." - Mark Twain

"It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; To focus your energies on answers -- not excuses." - William Arthur Ward
"It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; To focus your energies on answers -- not excuses." - William Arthur Ward

"Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn't change the heart of others -- it only changes yours." - Shannon L. Alder
"Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn't change the heart of others -- it only changes yours." - Shannon L. Alder

"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
"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

"A heart filled with Anger has no room for love." - Joan Lunden
"A heart filled with Anger has no room for love." - Joan Lunden

"You will not be punished for your Anger; you will be punished by your Anger." -Guatama Buddha
"You will not be punished for your Anger; you will be punished by your Anger." -Guatama Buddha

"How much more grievous are the consequences of Anger than the causes of it." -Marcus Aurelius
"How much more grievous are the consequences of Anger than the causes of it." -Marcus Aurelius

"Don't hold to Anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love." -Leo F. Buscaglia
"Don't hold to Anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love." -Leo F. Buscaglia

"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to Anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to sufffering." -George Lucas
"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to Anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to sufffering." -George Lucas

"Conquer the Angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth." - Gautama Buddha
"Conquer the Angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth." - Gautama Buddha

"The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around Anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it." -Katharine Graham
"The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around Anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it." -Katharine Graham

"There are two things a person should never be Angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot." -Plato
"There are two things a person should never be Angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot." -Plato

"Men in rage strike those that wish them the best." -William Shakespeare
"Men in rage strike those that wish them the best." -William Shakespeare

"If you try to get rid of fear and Anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return." -Deepak Chopra
"If you try to get rid of fear and Anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return." -Deepak Chopra

"Any person capable of Angering you becomes your master; He can Anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him." -Epictetus
"Any person capable of Angering you becomes your master; He can Anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him." -Epictetus

"One of the gifts our planet gave us is to love completely. Without jealousy or insecurity or fear without pettiness. Without Anger." -Pittacus Lore
"One of the gifts our planet gave us is to love completely. Without jealousy or insecurity or fear without pettiness. Without Anger." -Pittacus Lore

"Whatever is begun in Anger, ends in shame." -Benjamin Franklin
"Whatever is begun in Anger, ends in shame." -Benjamin Franklin

"Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are." -Cherie Carter-Scott
"Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are." -Cherie Carter-Scott

"Betrayal is an ironic thing. He or she betrays you then you betray yourself. You think you're showing strength with your Anger, but in reality you're showing how much you still care." -Shannon L. Alder
"Betrayal is an ironic thing. He or she betrays you then you betray yourself. You think you're showing strength with your Anger, but in reality you're showing how much you still care." -Shannon L. Alder

"There is nothing like wounder affection for giving poignancy to Anger." -Elizabeth Gaskell
"There is nothing like wounder affection for giving poignancy to Anger." -Elizabeth Gaskell

"Depression is merely Anger without enthusiasm." -Steven Wright
"Depression is merely Anger without enthusiasm." -Steven Wright

"Anger is really disappointed hope." -Erica Jong
"Anger is really disappointed hope." -Erica Jong

"Anger is a valid emotion. It's only bad when it takes control and makes you do things you don't want to do." -Ellen Hopkins
"Anger is a valid emotion. It's only bad when it takes control and makes you do things you don't want to do." -Ellen Hopkins

"Never forget what a man says to you when he is Angry." -Henry Ward Beecher
"Never forget what a man says to you when he is Angry." -Henry Ward Beecher

"The way to change others' minds is with affection, and not Anger." -Dalai Lama XIV
"The way to change others' minds is with affection, and not Anger." -Dalai Lama XIV

"No action committed in Anger is an action doomed to failure." -Genghis Khan
"An action committed in Anger is an action doomed to failure." -Genghis Khan

"Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to Anger. Travel too far that road and the way is lost." -Terry Brooks
"Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to Anger. Travel too far that road and the way is lost." -Terry Brooks

"Only love heals. Anger, guilt and fear can only destroy and separate you from your true capabilities."-Alyson Noel
"Only love heals. Anger, guilt and fear can only destroy and separate you from your true capabilities."-Alyson Noel

"The true hero is one who conquers his own Anger and hatred." Dalai Lama XIV
"The true hero is one who conquers his own Anger and hatred." Dalai Lama XIV

"Do you think Anger is a sincere emotion or the timid motion of a fragile heart trying to beat away its pain?" -Andrea Gibson
"Do you think Anger is a sincere emotion or the timid motion of a fragile heart trying to beat away its pain?" -Andrea Gibson

"Let us not look back in Anger, nor forward in fear, but around us in awareness." -James Thurber
"Let us not look back in Anger, nor forward in fear, but around us in awareness." -James Thurber

"We can shoot rockets into space, but we can't cure anger or discontent." -John Steinbeck
"We can shoot rockets into space, but we can't cure anger or discontent." -John Steinbeck

"The greatest remedy for Anger is delay." -Thomas Paine
"The greatest remedy for Anger is delay." -Thomas Paine

"The only real conflict you will ever have in your life won't be with others, but with yourself." -Shannon L. Adler
"The only real conflict you will ever have in your life won't be with others, but with yourself." -Shannon L. Adler

"I am Angry. We should all be Angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change." -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"I am Angry. We should all be Angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change." -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"Fear is dangerous. It sparks violence much faster than Anger." -Veronica Rossi
"Fear is dangerous. It sparks violence much faster than Anger." -Veronica Rossi

"Life's not that simple. Not so easy to move on when the Anger you've got is what keeps you going." -Rachel Ward
"Life's not that simple. Not so easy to move on when the Anger you've got is what keeps you going." -Rachel Ward