Embrace the transformative power of words and embark on a path of self–discovery with our carefully curated anger management quotes.
Uncontrolled anger can lead to negative consequences for ourselves and those around us. Learning how to manage anger is crucial for our emotional well–being, healthier relationships, and overall personal growth.
To help you effectively channeling your anger in constructive ways, a treasure trove of anger management quotes has emerged. They come from a various source; from renowned thinkers, beloved authors, psychologists, and others influential figures.
They offering valuable insights and wisdom on how to handle this intense emotion in a positive and healthy manner. Each quote will encouraging us to embrace self–awareness, empathy, and resilience as we navigate the turbulent waters of anger.
In this collection of anger management quotes, we embark on a journey of self–discovery and emotional growth. Whether you want improving your emotional responses or simply finding inner peace, these quotes offer profound lessons.
Let us embrace the journey together in this world of anger management quotes. And unlock the potential for positive change that lies within each of us.
Inspirational anger management quotes
When one of you becomes angry while standing, he should sit down. If the anger leaves him, well and good; otherwise he should lie down.
A moment of patience in a moment of anger prevents a thousand moments of regret.
Ali ibn Abi Talib RA
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
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.
We are reminded that anger doesn’t solve anything. It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything.
Thomas S. Monson
Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.
You must completely control your desire and shift your avoidance to what lies within your reasoned choice. You must no longer feel anger, resentment, envy, or regret.
Those trapped by their own anger persistently attempt to force others to meet their demands before they can find peace, whereas those who find release from anger do not.
Self control refers to controlling one’s emotions and feelings and not losing one’s cool even in the worst of situations.
Compromise, communicate, and never go to bed angry – the three pieces of advice gifted and regifted to all newlyweds.
Insighful anger management quotes
Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, “What else could this mean?”
Shannon L. Alder
There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses.
William Arthur Ward
Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it… Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.
When we are caught up in a destructive emotion, we lose one of our greatest assets: our independence.
Controlling anger is a personalized exercise. What works for me may not work for you. You need to find what makes you angry.
Q. C. Aaron
There needs to be understanding that anger never helps to solve a problem. It destroys our peace of mind and blinds our ability to think clearly. Anger and attachment are emotions that distort our view of reality.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
James A. Garfield
But the day is a steady drain of small annoyances, and the difference in the size of men becomes hourly more apparent. The little man loses his temper; the big man takes a firmer hold.
Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Positive anger management quotes
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out, because that’s what’s inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside.
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Eward G. Bulwer–Lytton
It is not the actions of others which trouble us, but rather it is our own judgments. Therefore remove those judgments and resolve to let go of your anger, and it will already be gone.
The antidote to anger is tenderness, and the antidote to discord is reconciliation.
Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
Anger is one of the powerful emotions humans are bound to feel, and it is very okay, but when it becomes too much, and we let it control us, it can become destructive.
Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are.
Chief Red Eagle
Stoic anger management quotes
If you want to determine the nature of anything, entrust it to time: when the sea is stormy, you can see nothing clearly.
Seneca the Younger
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Tis hard to fight with anger but the prudent man keeps it under control.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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.
Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place of dearest love.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Anger, though concealed, is betrayed by the countenance. That anger is not warrantable which hath seen two suns.
Seneca the Younger
Strategies anger management quotes
When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: ‘I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.’ When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Revenge is good. I think revenge is healthy too, and if you can use music in that way, a sort of therapeutic way for yourself, it can’t do any harm. So if King (For A Day… Fool For A Lifetime) is angry in any way, it’s angry in a random, chaotic, healthy way.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Maybe I needed sensitivity training. I once signed up for an anger management class, but the instructor pissed me off.
In Anger Management, he said, ‘We had to do all this role–playing stuff. You know, to get used to handling things in a less volatile way. You role–played,’ I said, trying to picture this. ‘I had to. It was court–ordered.’
If anger is fire, forgiveness is water. When fire gets out of control, use plenty of water.
There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
Disorder anger management quotes
Cruel people offer pity when they no longer feel threatened. However, kind people offer compassion and understanding regardless.
Shannon L. Alder
I grew up in a family full of yellers. People screaming and chaos goin’ on, I feel right at home in it. I’ve really worked on myself with anger management. I try to save that for the stage.
Anger is momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Forty, thirty–nine, thirty–eight… The counting was soothing. It gave her mind something to focus on that wasn’t the current situation and right now she needed that. She needed to hold it together.
Raven Elliot O’Connor
I am heartened to find so much wit in you, that you’d give thought to consequences and choose your way with reason, not passion only.
Deborah J. Lightfoot
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.
Only when a mosquito lands on your testicles, will you truly learn that there is always a way to solve problems without using anger and violence.
Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Free your hearts of anxiety, pain and anger, to have peace within your heart and soul.
Lailah Gifty Akita
You are not the anger, you are the awareness behind the anger. Realize this and the anger will no longer control you.
Anger management quotes short
Navigate the complexities of anger with wisdom from our short anger management quotes, fostering a calmer and mindfulness.
In the long run, every man will pay the penalty for his own misdeeds.
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
I get angry about things, then go on and work.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
I was angered, for I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet.
The smarter you get, the more you realize anger is not worth it.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
The best way to deal with anger is to prevent it.
Dalai Lama XIV
Patience and empathy are anger’s mortal enemies.
Anger management quotes funny
To say I had some pent–up anger would be like saying Britney Spears had minor impulse–control issues.
If you don’t make a few ememies now and then, you’re a coward–or worse. Besides, it as worth it to see his reaction. Oh, he was angry!
Angela to Eragon
Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you’re feeling festive?
May the fleas of a thousand camels invade the crotch of the person that ruins your day. And may their arms be to short too scratch.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
I immediately went out and bought a book on anger management. And now I have that book, and I don’t know if I’ll get to the book. But I’m certainly excited about the day where I can’t find the book, and I get to say, ‘Where the hell is my anger management book?!’
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.
When you are angry try your best to go to sleep, it keeps you away from speaking, writing and thinking while you are angry.
Humor is almost always anger with its make–up on.
Hespe’s mouth went firm. She didn’t scowl exactly, but it looked like she was getting all the pieces of a scowl together in one place, just in case she needed them in a hurry.
Anger management quotes from psychologist
When you react, you let others control you. When you respond, you are in control.
Bohdi Sanders, Ph.D.
Try to focus only on the present situation, unless there’s a strong pattern that you need to confront.
Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Viktor E. Frankl
Violence is man re–creating himself.
Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head–on.
Write your feelings on a piece of paper. Now, turn it over and write what you’re grateful for, write what you think you should be focusing on and be positive about it.
Dr. Susan David
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
You have a choice about how to react, even if you didn’t choose the situation.
Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
So if you have those negative emotions, avoid a forced or toxic positivity mindset.
Dr. Susan David
Quotes about anger management
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Use your anger for good. Anger to people is like gas to the automobile – it fuels you to move forward and get to a better place. Without it, we would not be motivated to rise to a challenge. It is an energy that compels us to define what is just and unjust.
The development of genuine, open–minded patience may very well lead one to also examine one’s experience of anger and its root causes.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
When you want to become free, your righteousness and anger are much less interesting than they used to be.
Not being outraged by anything is a superpower.
When a fool react on you and you then respond, then you are be the fooled. Always keep your pace between them and mind your business.
Sometimes … it took seconds to control your anger, only to avoid the state of eternal feud.
Not to be provok’d is best: But if mov’d, never correct till the fume is spent; for every stroke our fury strikes, is sure to hit our selves at last.
These anger management quotes provide wisdom with encouragement, strength, and perseverance to navigate this emotion with grace. They have illuminated the path to emotional resilience, empower ourselves to promote personal development and foster healthier relationships.
By integrating these teachings into our lives, we have the power to shape our emotional responses and to grow from challenges. Keep our collection of anger quotes close to your hand. Allow the quotes help to cultivate your patience, compassion, and self–control.
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At the end, it is okay to experience anger, for it is a natural and valid emotion. Remember… you are capable, resilient, and deserving of a life filled with emotional balance and well–being.