Best 50 Anger Quotes

"Anger is one letter short of danger." - Eleanor Roosevelt; read more anger quotes like this in this article

Anger Quotes

Anger is a natural feeling that people experience every once in a while. We don't have to feel bad about it, but we need to manage and control it! Whenever you are angry, try to remember all the good things that this feeling is preventing you from appreciating. Also, read these anger quotes that will help you deal with it and feel understood.

1"You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger."


2“When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.”

Thomas Jefferson

3"A man in a passion, rides a mad horse."

Ben Franklin

4"Clouds gather before a storm."


5"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

6“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.”

Phyllis Diller

7"I am not an angry guy. It's just the roles I do that impact my personality."

Randeep Hooda

8"Don’t promise when you’re happy. Do not reply when you’re angry and do not decide when you’re sad."


9"The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk."

Joseph Joubert

10“Getting angry doesn’t solve anything.”

Grace Kelly

11"Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head."

German Proverb

12"Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you."

Joel Osteen

13“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”

Joe Klaas

14"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."


15“Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.”

Alfred A. Montapert

16“He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.”


17"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"

Sydney J. Harris

18"He who angers you conquers you."

Elizabeth Kenny

19In 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

20“Angry people are not always wise.”

Jane Austen

21"Don’t let yourself get so angry that you stop loving, because one day you will wake up from that anger and the person you love won’t be around anymore."

Dawson’s Creek

22“Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.”

G. M. Trevelyan

23"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."

Ambrose Bierce

24"There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot."


25“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.”

Maya Angelou

26"If I cry, it's because I'm very angry and can't do anything about it because Ir've run into a dead end. That's when the tears would come down."


27"Anger doesn’t demand action. When you act in anger, you lose self-control."

Joe Hyams

28“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”

Mahatma Gandhi

29"You can't shake hands with a clenched fist."

Indira Gandhi

30“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

31“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.”

Marcus Aurelius

32"A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough."

Bruce Lee

33"If another can easily anger you, it is because you are off balance with yourself."

Scottie Waves

34“One of man’s greatest obligations is anger.”

Nikos Kazantzakis

35“To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.”

Alexander Pope

36"Beware the fury of a patient man."

Publilius Syrus

37"Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity."

Yoko Ono

38“Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.”

Leo Buscaglia

39“Men in rage strike those that wish them best.”

William Shakespeare

40"If you don’t control your temper. Your temper will control you."

Stephen King

41"Do not let anger lead to hatred, as you will hurt yourself more than you would the other."

Stephen Richards

42“Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.”

Baltasar Gracian

43"Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are."

Cherie Carter-Scott

44"I grew up with lots of anger, frustration, and violence in my heart."

Rose Namajunas

45“So you try to think of someone else you're mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”

Ellen Hopkins

46"Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time."

Don Miguel Ruiz

47"I am too weary to listen, too angry to hear."

Daniel Bell

48“If you kick a stone in anger you will hurt your foot.”

Korean Proverb

49“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”

Albert Einstein

50“A lot of people think they should be happy all the time. But the writer understands you need both. You need the whole piano: the richness of the whole human experience. Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.”

Janet Fitch