And breathe… Anger affects us all in many different ways and on a variety of levels. How we handle this potentially destructive emotion, is vitally important to our well-being and those around us. When you are faced with the possibility of anger, remember the quotes below to keep you out of trouble.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
– Bible Verse James 1:19
Anger is like fire, it will burn all good qualities if not subsided in the initial stage.
– Radhanath Swami
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
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
– Elizabeth I
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Men in rage strike those that wish them best.
– William Shakespeare
The sharpest sword is a word spoken in wrath.
Being angry is like drinking a cup of poison and expecting someone else to die.
For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness
– Ralph Waldo Emerson