A collection of quotes on anger.


"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."

Ambrose Bierce


For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Angry people are not always wise.”

Jane Austen


“When angry, count four. When very angry, swear.”

Mark Twain


“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.”

Mark Twain


“Men in rage strike those that wish them best.”

William Shakespeare


“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.”



“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


“Anger as soon as fed is dead-
'Tis starving makes it fat. ”

Emily Dickinson


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

Alexander Pope


"Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned."

William Congreve


"The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just."

D.H. Lawrence