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Quotes About Anger Management

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

Gautama Buddha
“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.”
Gautama Buddha

Bohdi Sanders
“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, Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior

Thomas Paine
“The greatest remedy for anger is delay.”
Thomas Paine

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

Tony Attwood
“When the anger is intense, the person with Asperger's syndrome may be in a 'blind rage' and unable to see the signals indicating that it would be appropriate to stop. Feelings of anger can also be in response in situations where we would expect other emotions. I have noted that sadness may be expressed as anger.”
Tony Attwood

Theodore Sturgeon
“Why on earth do you carry a mirror around with you?”
“It's purely a defensive device. We seldom quarrel, and this is one of the reasons. Can you imagine yourself getting all worked up and contorted and illogical and then coming face to face with yourself, looking at yourself exactly as you look to everyone else?”
Theodore Sturgeon, Venus Plus X

Jack Weatherford
“The first key to leadership was self-control, particularly the mastery of pride, which was something more difficult, he explained, to subdue than a wild lion and anger, which was more difficult to defeat than the greatest wrestler. He warned them that "if you can't swallow your pride, you can't lead.”
Jack Weatherford, Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

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

Deborah J. Lightfoot
“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, The Wysard

Shannon L. Alder
“Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you. However, if it taught you to hold onto grudges, seek revenge, not forgive or show compassion, to categorize people as good or bad, to distrust and be guarded with your feelings then you didn’t learn a thing. God doesn’t bring you lessons to close your heart. He brings you lessons to open it, by developing compassion, learning to listen, seeking to understand instead of speculating, practicing empathy and developing conflict resolution through communication. If he brought you perfect people, how would you ever learn to spiritually evolve?”
Shannon L. Alder

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

Tommy Lee
“If you show up late [for anger management], you don't get credit for the class, which made that car ride even more of a test of your temper. Being late was great-you could leave if you wanted to, but that wasn't going to help you at all. I was late a few times and I always stayed, hoping to get credit for good behavior. I never did, and that made me really fucking angry. Thank God I was learning how to deal with that.”
Tommy Lee, Tommyland

“If the heartbeat is a vital sign of physical health, anger is the vital sign of emotional health. Anger protects the self in all relationships. It is rage that is damaging.”
Sue Parker Hall, Anger, Rage and Relationship: An Empathic Approach to Anger Management

Michelle Horst
“It's the easiest thing in the world to be kind to someone, to show love, to forgive. You are born with this instinct - it should be your first reaction. NOT violence, anger and hatred! That is something we are taught, it's a Choice You Make.”
Michelle Horst, Wake Me Up

A.S. King
“Only you can allow yourself to be angry.”
A.S. King, Reality Boy

“Anger is just an emotion, don't let it rule you”
Jo Loren

“Freeze your words and actions, divert your mind and laugh for a little while! That is all it takes to tame the demon called anger!”
Ravi Samuel

Peter S. Beagle
“All right, all right for you, you pretentious kneecap! How would you like a punch in the eye?”
Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

“When is the last time you got angry at someone treating you with respect?”
Joseph Shrand MD

Leila Aboulela
“Control yourself, it is not worth it. You will regret your rudeness afterwards, your sensitive nature will be troubled”
Leila Aboulela, Minaret

“Never take literally what is said out of anger! They are said just to hurt you – sometimes the opposite could be true!”
Ravi Samuel

“Have you ever requested an angry person to get into rage?”
Ravi Samuel

Stephen Chbosky
“I thought if I didnt take a break, I would do something even worse. Like yell or hang up the phone.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Munia Khan
“Anger can be defeated by controlling our emotions without upsetting the nerves.”
Munia Khan

“I just reminded myself that she didn't say it mean. She wasn't making fun of me. She wasn't comparing. Or criticizing.”
Stephen Chboskyhen

Amit Ray
“There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is sprouting, and fermenting the second group and eliminating the first group.”
Amit Ray

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