If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred.
Men in rage strike those that wish them best.
When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.
Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Speak when you're angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Lawrence J. Peter
The angry people are those people who are most afraid.
Dr. Robert Anthony
Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
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
Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not easy.
Aristotle (384-322 BC) - Greek philosopher
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T. Washington
Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action. If one lets fear or hate or anger take possession of the mind, they become self-forged chains.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility.
How much more grevious are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Beware of the fury of the patient man.
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.
Sticks and stones may break your bones when there's anger to inpart. Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.
Anger is seldom without an argument but seldom with a good one.
Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.
Men are like steel: when they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is still better.
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts up his eyes.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
W. R. Alger
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
St. Francis De Sales