Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
Buddha (563 BC-483 BC) Founder of Buddhism.
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
Anyone can become angry -- that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way -- this is not easy.
Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British politician, poet and critic.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.
Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.
No one is as angry as the person who is wrong.
When I am angry I can pray well and preach well.
Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.