158+ Angry Quotes You Need To Remember

Reading through these deep angry quotes will give you some perspective and help you become a better version of yourself.

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Best Angry Quotes

Anger is our unconsciousness’s fastest way to let us know that our boundaries are being stepped on. Wendy Hammond

Angry people are not always wise. Jane Austen

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Solomon

When angry, count four. When very angry, swear. Mark Twain

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. Wayne Dyer

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

Anger solves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure. Catherine Pulsifer

Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, ‘What else could this mean?’ Shannon Alder

The way to change others’ minds is with affection, and not anger. Dalai Lama

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

Remember Grace, if you let anger into your heart, it will push out your ability to love. Bree Despain

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free. Nhat Hanh

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. Joan Lunden

He who angers you conquers you. Elizabeth Kenny

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. Marcus Aurelius

What is bitterly done in uncontrolled anger cannot be undone. Vinod Varghese Antony

Anger makes us feel so isolated. Fred Rogers

What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you. Wayne Dyer

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One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end. William Butler Yeats

If you are self-aware of what you are going through, you would be in a better position to understand others, and affect people around you. Oscar Auliq-Ice

When you want to become free, your righteousness and anger are much less interesting than they used to be. Ram Dass

Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. Henry Ward Beecher

Never make a decision in anger and never make a promise in happiness. Ali ibn Abi Talib

Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love. Leo Buscaglia

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert W. Service

Anger is stupid, and stupidity will kill you more surely than your opponent’s blade. Patricia Briggs

Anger could be a gift only if it’s used wisely. Dido Stargaze

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are. Cherie Carter-Scott

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best remedy for anger is delay. Brigham Young

Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are. Chief Red Eagle

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. Robert G. Ingersoll.

The real destroyer of inner peace is fear and distrust. Fear develops frustration, frustration develops anger, anger develops violence. Dalai Lama

The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Thomas Paine.

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry. Winston Churchill

Be aware of whom the anger is hurting. Usually it’s yourself first and foremost. I now mostly feel sorry for angry people. Naval Ravikant

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Famous Angry Quotes

It’s never what people do that makes us angry; it’s what we tell ourselves about what they did. Marshall B. Rosenberg

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. Seneca the Younger

Anger: when reality and expectations don’t fit. Maxime Lagacé

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. George Lucas

Do not let your anger lead to hatred, as you will hurt yourself more than you would the other. Stephen Richards

In 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

The angriest person in a controversy is the one most liable to be in the wrong. John Tillotson

Sometimes, it took seconds to control your anger, only to avoid the state of eternal feud. Toba Beta

Anger is just anger. It isn’t good. It isn’t bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It’s like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice. Jim Butcher

Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain. Dalai Lama

Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects. Richard M. Nixon

Why do we hold onto negativity? For some reason, we believe that others are affected by our experience of remaining upset, hurt or angry. Holding on to pain, anger, guilt or shame is the glue that binds us to the situation we want to escape. Iyanla Vanzant

Great anger and violence can never build a nation. Nelson Mandela

He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin. John Ruskin

Holding grudges is stupid, unproductive and poisonous. Only fools hold on. The wise let go. Maxime Lagacé

When anger rises, think of the consequences. Confucius

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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. Buddha

People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining. Stephen Hawking

Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. Mitch Album

Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. Roy T. Bennett

A grudge is like being stung to death by one bee. William Walton

Happiness arises as a result of different causes and conditions. If you harm someone out of anger, you may feel some superficial satisfaction, but deep down you know it was wrong. Your confidence will be undermined. However, if you have an altruistic attitude, you’ll feel comfortable and confident in the presence of others. Dalai Lama

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. Wayne Dyer

Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind. Evan Esar

Never be angry with something that can’t get angry with you. Jack Gardner

Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi

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

Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end. Proverbs

An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure. Genghis Khan

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. Barbara De Angelis

Just because you’re offended doesn’t mean you’re right. Being offended is a choice and should be chosen wisely. Mark Manson

I lose my temper, but it’s all over in a minute,” said the studentSo is the hydrogen bomb,” I repliedBut think of the damage it produces! George Sweeting

Men in rage strike those that wish them best. William Shakespeare

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. Baltasar Gracian

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. Maya Angelou

There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively. Wayne Dyer

Anger and frustration are rarely caused by other people’s actions. They’re caused by how you interpret their actions. To change your reactions, question your explanations. You know what they did, but not why. New interpretations pave the way to new emotions. Adam Grant

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

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. Josh Billings

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin

I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace. Mahatma Gandhi

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him. Louis L’Amour

Poetry = Anger x Imagination Sherman Alexie

The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place of dearest love. Euripides

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I’d abused. Luke Ford

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Powerful Angry Quotes

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

Anger manages everything badly. Johannes Stadius

Be angry, it’s okay. To be angry, that is very human. And to learn how to smile at your anger and make peace with your anger is very nice. Thich Nhat Hanh

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. Aristotle

Flying off the handle sometimes causes hammers and humans to lose their heads, as well as their effectiveness. William Arthur Ward

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance. Robert Quillen

Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed. Carl Sandburg

Get mad, then get over it. Colin Powell

Where there is anger there is always pain underneath. Eckhart Tolle

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

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller

One’s anger is one’s greatest enemy and one’s calmness is one’s protection. Sathya Sai Baba

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A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life. Christopher Morley

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. Carrie Fisher

If we wish to express anger fully, the first step is to divorce the other person from any responsibility for our anger. Marshall Rosenberg

I would not look upon anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight… I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with nonviolence. Thich Nhat Hanh

Anger is a valid emotion. It’s only bad when it takes control and makes you do things you don’t want to do. Ellen Hopkins

To remove your anger, you need to remove your comfort. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect. Euripides

The smarter you get, the more you realize anger is not worth it. Maxime Lagacé

Look at the people you don’t love and see them as an exercise for you to open your heart. Ram Dass

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

Everyone asks how to deal with anger when it arises. No one asks how to prevent anger from arising. James Pierce

The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. James A. Garfield

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful or greedy. Unless you let him. Napoleon Hill

If people keep stepping on you, wear a pointy hat. Joyce Rachelle

When you hold on to anger and unforgiveness, you can’t move forward. Mary J. Blige

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Motivational Angry Quotes

In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. Douglas Adams

The best fighter is never angry. Lao Tzu

When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. Thomas Jefferson

Being unable to control your temper is no less of an illness than being anxious or depressed, and it deserves every bit as much sympathy. John Crawford

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others—it only changes yours. Shannon Alder

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce

In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. Pythagoras

If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return. Deepak Chopra

I lose my temper, but it’s all over in a minute,’ said the student. ‘So is the hydrogen bomb,’ I replied. ‘But think of the damage it produces! George Sweeting.

A moment of patience in a moment of anger prevents a thousand moments of regret. Ali ibn Abi Talib

When someone says that I’m angry it’s actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships, which is part of why I’d write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman. Alanis Morissette

I know of no more disagreeable sensation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at. Frank Moore Colby

To be angry is to let others’ mistakes punish yourself. Buddha

Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him. Epictetus

Anger is one letter short of danger. Eleanor Roosevelt

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.  Baltasar Gracian.

A moment of anger can destroy a lifetime of work, whereas a moment of love can break barriers that took a lifetime to build. Leon Brown

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free. Thich Nhat Hanh

best angry quotes

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. Dalai Lama

We are reminded that anger doesn’t solve anything. It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything. Thomas S. Monson

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

Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. J. R. R. Tolkien

Anger does not solve anything; it builds nothing. Thomas S. Monson

To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness. Robert Muller

Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. Yoda,

Expressing anger is necessary. Jenny Holzer

Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it… Don’t allow his anger to become your anger. Bohdi Sanders

Tears of despair can be fuel. Thunders of anger can be light. Maxime Lagacé

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

It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won’t go. Bertrand Russell

You can’t selectively numb your anger, any more than you can turn off all lights in a room, and still expect to see the light. Shannon L. Alder

One of the best ways of keeping your temper in an argument, as most of us know only too well, is not to listen to anything the other person has to say. Alice Miller

Once you recognize that anger brings you nothing but internal emotional stress, you are ready to move forward with a more clearly defined positive action. Catherine Pulsifer

If a man be under the influence of anger, his conduct will not be correct. Confucius

The biggest mistake we make with negative emotions is trying not to feel them. Awareness deepens positive emotions and allows negative ones to dissipate. Trying to avoid your feelings causes suffering. Shane Parrish

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

When you think you’ve been injured, apply this rule: If the community isn’t injured by it, neither am I. And if it is, anger is not the answer. Show the offender where he went wrong. Marcus Aurelius

If we could learn even a little to like ourselves, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away. John Steinbeck

I believe that things should be let go once they are discussed. Apology accepted. End of story. Brad Goreski

Just as the winds whip up the sea, so does anger stir confusion in the mind. John Climacus

Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are. Saint Augustine

In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief. Emily Giffin

Whatever begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. Benjamin Franklin

Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need. Marshall B. Rosenberg

Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger. Henry Ward Beecher

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