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Anger

Definition: A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility.
Number of Quotes: 19

Spite is anger which is afraid to show itself, it is an impotent fury conscious of its impotence.
Henri Frédéric Amiel

Any one can get angry - that is easy - or give or spend money; but to do this to the right person, to the right extent, at the right time, with the right motive, and in the right way, that is not for every one, nor is it easy.
Aristotle

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Isaac Asimov

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

I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
I told it not, my wrath did grow.

William Blake

There is no hate without fear. Hate is crystallized fear, fear's dividend, fear objectivized. We hate what we fear and so where hate is, fear will be lurking. Thus we hate what threatens our person, our liberty, our privacy, our income, our popularity, our vanity and our dreams and plans for ourselves. If we can isolate this element in what we hate we may be able to cease from hating. Analyse in this way the hatred of ideas or of the kind of people whom we have once loved and whose faces are preserved in Spirits of Anger. Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate; a child who fears noises becomes the man who hates them.
Cyril Connolly

Where two discourse, if the one's anger rise,
The man who lets the contest fall is wise.

Euripides

A tart temper mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.
Washington Irving

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 à Kempis

To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Alexander Pope

Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Pythagoras

Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
George Savile

If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
George Bernard Shaw

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
Publilius Syrus

An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
Publilius Syrus

You should make a woman angry if you wish her to love.
Publilius Syrus

When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
Mark Twain

I would permit no man, no matter what his color might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T. Washington

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

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