Quotations About / On: ANGER
'Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burnt in itself'.
(the thought is very important for those who easily loose their patience...when you are angry with someone else, the person isn't irritated but you are the one losing your patience.)
oppressors of liberty will corrupt righteous anger opposing unjust systems, into scapegoat hatred for individuals, which can then be prosecuted by stealers of justice and freedom
(Terence George Craddock April 29 2015)
almost anyone can stir up strife and anger, it takes wisdom and skill to still and smooth troubled waters
(Terence George Craddock April 17 2015)
When the pond was smashed by his clenched fist..it became a cradle rocking for little fish. Anger is the ore for lovegold.
'Anger has great power to destroy you, It comes for a short time period but sometimes it gives us life long pain.'
(#KINDNESS #LIFE #DREAM #WORLD #LAUGH)
He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor ...
(Sarah Bernhardt (1845-1923), French actor. The Art of the Theatre, ch. 3 (1924).
Written in 1923.)
Adolescents need to be reassured that nothingneither their growing maturity, their moods, their misbehavior, nor your anger at something they have donecan shake your basic commitment to them.
(Laurence Steinberg (20th century), U.S. professor of psychology, and Ann Levine (20th century), U.S. author and writer. You and Your Adolescent, ch. 1 (1990).)
My anger thought you too ignoble for my love, and close examination finds you too magnificent, and only equals are joined together smoothly.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Phaon, in Sappho, act 5, sc. 4 (1819).)
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
(Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, LI.)
Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.
(Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. The Holy State and the Profane State, bk. 3, "Of Anger," (1642).)