We’ve all been in situations where in our anger has gotten the best of us. As I grow I learn that anger isn’t an emotion that helps any situation. It does quite the opposite anger steals, anger destroys anger robs you of blessings, love and the ability to move forward. So while you have the right to feel anger you shouldn’t allow it to control you. Anger clouds judgements and can mess with you perception of certain situations. You can feel anger but never stay in that negative emotional state it does more harm than good in most situations. Here are some of my favorite quotes that have calmed my heart of anger I hope they do the same for you.
If you are patient in one moment of anger you will escape a hundred days of sorrow – Chinese proverb
Anger doesn’t’ solve anything. It builds nothing but it can destroy everything. -Lawrence Douglas Wilder
Make your anger so expensive that no one can afford it, and make your happiness so cheap that anyone can receive it. – Unknown
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent to throw it at someone else, only you get burned. – Buddhist quote
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding -Mahatma Ghandi
Whoever is able to anger you is able to control you.
7.Getting angry is actually punishing yourself with the mistakes of others.
No one heals himself by wounding another. -Ambrose
If you hate a person then you are defeated by them – Confucius
An action committed in anger is an action doomed in failure. Genghis khan
11. I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. -Booker T. Washington
Hatred is like a two edged sword. When you cut the other person you cut yourself. Haruki Murakami
We can’t control what people say, but we do have a say in how we react. Refusing to give others power over our feelings is a mark of emotional intelligence. Adam Grant
A person does not react to the insult. He reacts to what the insult makes him feel about himself. Kapil Gupta
Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet. -Maya Angelo
Hating someone does more damage to yourself than them.
Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth.
When you want to become free, your righteousness and anger are much less interesting than they used to be.-Ram Dass
When pain, misery, or anger happen, it is time to look within you, not around you.
When you fill your life with love, you’ll find that anger, guilt, resentment, and any negative feelings will leave you. Rhonda Byrne
21. “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
You can dislike someone and still learn from them.
Pause and ask yourself: “Does this really need a response?” Little annoyances come and go. The irritation fades quickly if it is not indulged. @TheStoicEmperor
Angry is just sad’s body guard. Liz Palmer
Bitterness: anger that forgot where it came from. Alain de Botton
Anger is not impressive or tough — it’s a mistake. It’s weakness. Depending on what you’re doing, it might even be a trap that someone laid for you.
How much more harmful are the consequences of anger and grief than the circumstances that aroused them in us. Marcus Aurelius
You remember the insults you received far more than those you gave. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
If you are easily offended you are also easily persuaded.
To indulge in outrage is to renounce wisdom. James Pierce
First to anger loses the battle. Last to anger wins the war. Alex Sauer
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you ever regret. – Ambrose Peirce
How beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged.
The anger you are holding on to does not protect you, it doesn’t make you stronger, it only holds you back.
How are you feeling after reading some of these quotes? You can screenshot some quotes to keep for a later time to uplift yourself or to share with friends and family. What quote or quotes touched you the most?
Let me know in the comments below which quote you loved the most.