Anger only leads the individual down a path of destruction. These great anger management slogans and sayings will encourage you to consider improving your current level of control and aim to take life in greater stride.
A hand ready to hit, may cause you great trouble.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Anger becomes righteous when you use it to defend the rights of another, without nursing any selfish motive.
Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love.
Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.
Anger is a bad counselor.
Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.
Anger is a short madness.
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
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.
Anger is an unnecessary emotion. Loads of stuff in life can trigger it, but what matters is how you react. I choose not to react.
Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Anger… it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done.
Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are.
As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Confronting your enemy in anger feeds your ego, but diminishes your chance of success.
Do not let your anger lead to hatred, as you will hurt yourself more than you would the other.
Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us – avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart… forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
Getting angry in a stressful situation is like trying to clean something with dirt
Hatred is inveterate anger.
He who angers you conquers you.
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.
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.
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
If you kick a stone in anger you will hurt your foot.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses.
It’s wise to burn anger, before anger itself burns your peace and happiness.
Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
Life is precious and there’s not a lot of room for anger.
Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.
No sound is more ominous than the silence of a patient man.
Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
One day at a time gets you through the hard times and keeps you grateful for the good ones.
People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Postpone today’s anger until tomorrow.
Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade.
Reactions come from the mind, responses come from the heart.
Revenge and retaliation always perpetuate the cycle of anger, fear and violence.
Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Violent anger makes me physically ill.
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.
When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
When you hold on to anger and unforgiveness, you can’t move forward.
When your temper becomes frayed, your sensibility is in shreds.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves – one for yourself.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
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.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.