Quotations About / On:
Anger is a brief lunacy.
(Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65-8 B.C.), Roman poet. Epistles, bk. 1, epistle 2 (22-8 B.C.).)
Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.
(Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Apr. 2, 1752, The French Correspondence of the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, vol. I, p. 92, ed. Rex A. Barrell, trans. James Gray, Ottawa, Borealis Press (1980).)
You would rouse to anger a heart of stone.
(Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 334.)
Do not give in to the proddings of anger which incite you to give a cold shoulder against the one who cause you to be angry.
(Anger and the temptation it has to deepen the alienation from another human being.)
'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.)