Quotations About / On:
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).)
From his proceedings in Congress, he appears demented, and his actings and doings inspire my pity more than anger.
(Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), U.S. president. Letter, January 23, 1838, to Martin Van Buren, Van Buren Papers, Library of Congress.
About John Quincy Adams.)
Idleness makes people feeble and peevish. Work makes them stalwart and prone to anger.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.
(James Joyce (1882-1941), Irish author. From a public lecture delivered at the Universita Popolare, an adult education center in Trieste in 1907. "Ireland, Island of Saints and Sages," The Critical Writings, eds. Richard Ellmann and Ellsworth Mason, Viking (1959).)