30+ Best Anger Management Quotes & Sayings

The strong man is not the good wrestler; the strong man is only the one who controls himself when he is angry. – Prophet Muhammad

Anger controls people quote

Anger is our natural defense against pain. So when I say I hate you, it really means “You hurt me”.

Anger is our natural defense quote

Angry people are not always wise. – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can’t last. – Greg Evans

Anger at lies lasts forever quote

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

Never forget angry man words quote

Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret. – Laurence J

Speak when you are angry quote

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. – Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger quote

To be angry is to let others’ mistakes punish yourself. – Buddha

others mistakes punish yourself quote

Never answer a letter while you are angry. – Chinese Proverb

Never answer a letter while you are angry. -Chinese Proverb

An important key in anger management is identifying the trigger and what it means for you. – Daniel Brush, Anger Management

An important key in anger management is identifying the trigger and what it means for you. -Daniel Brush, Anger Management

Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. – Eckhart Tolle

Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. -Eckhart Tolle

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. – Will Rogers

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. – Will Rogers

Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. – Buddha

Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. – Buddha

Whate’ers begun in anger ends in shame. – Benjamin Franklin

Whate’ers begun in anger ends in shame. – Benjamin Franklin

Anger doesn’t solve anything! It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything! – Unknown Author

Anger doesn’t solve anything! It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything! – Unknown Author

Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. – Robert Brault

Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. -Robert Brault

Anger is one letter short of danger. – Author Unknown

Anger is one letter short of danger. ~Author Unknown

Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger. – Chinese Proverb

Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger. - Chinese Proverb

Before you give someone a piece of your mind, make sure you can get by with what is left.

Before you give someone a piece of your mind, make sure you can get by with what is left. 

Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. – William Shenstone

Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. - William Shenstone

A woman can hide her love for 40 years, but her disgust and anger not for one day. – Arab Proverb

A woman can hide her love for 40 years, but her disgust and anger not for one day. - Arab Proverb

Become more watchful and anger will be less and greed will be less and jealousy will be less. – Osho

Become more watchful and anger will be less and greed will be less and jealousy will be less. - Osho

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese Proverbs

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. - Chinese Proverbs

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses. – William Arthur Ward

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses. - William Arthur Ward

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? -Sydney J. Harris

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. -Bruce Lee

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. -Bruce Lee

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. -Cherie Carter-Scott

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. -Cherie Carter-Scott