Quotes To Calm You Down When You're Really Angry


1. For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

every minute you are angry

2. When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger. –Epictetus

study your own failings

3. Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. –Horace Walpole

control your passion

4. The angry people are those people who are most afraid. –Robert Anthony

people who are most afraid

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

focus your energies on answers

6. Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned. –Buddha

Holding on to anger

7. Anger is only one letter short of danger.

short of danger

8. There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. –St. Francis De Sales

never an angry man

9. Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. –Benjamin Franklin

anger ends in shame

10. Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved. –Marcus Antonius

your anger and grief

11. The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. –Jacqueline Schiff

remedy for a short temper

12. People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. –Will Rogers

make a bad landing

13. Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them. –James Fallows

Never mail them

14. Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. –Malachy McCourt

like taking poison

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