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Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage.
Babylonian Talmud, tractate Gittin

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. Cherie Carter-Scott, "If Love Is a Game, These Are the Rules"

When anger rises, think of the consequences. Confucius

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. Elizabeth I

Anger as soon as fed is dead- 'Tis starving makes it fat. Emily Dickinson

If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase. Epictetus

If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods. Epictetus

I have seen a peaceful expression turn to anger as fast as a whip cracks, and so the look on the face might mean less than what it seems to be. Erica Eisdorfer.

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

Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to. Harriet Lerner

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

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. Joan Lunden.

Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret. Laurence J Peter.

Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. Malcolm X.

Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people. Mario Puzo.

Anger is brittle fire that consumes and breaks whatever it engulfs. Trish Grier.

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

Tis hard to fight with anger, but the prudent man keeps it under control. Democritus.

In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. Pythagoras.

He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow. Tryon Edwards.

The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Seneca.

Anger so clouds the mind, that it cannot perceive the truth. Cato the Elder.

Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others. Socrates.

My tongue will tell the anger of mine heart, Or else my heart, concealing it, will break. William Shakespeare – The Taming of the Shrew.

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. Proverbs 15:1.

Anger is a bad counselor. French proverb.

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. GM Trevelyan.

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. Robert Ingersoll.

Anger is one of the sinners of the soul. Thomas Fuller.

Anger is the only thing to put off until tomorrow. Czech proverb.

Anger without power is folly. German proverb.

Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. Mitch Albom.

If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot. Korean proverb.

Take it from Richard, poor and lame, What's begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin.

Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One. Benjamin Franklin.

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

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus.

Hatred - The anger of the weak. Alphonse Daulet.

Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies. Earl of Chesterfield.

The best answer to answer to anger is silence. Author unknown.

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us that injury that provokes it. Seneca.

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city. Proverbs, XLI, 32

Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words. Dr Joyce Brothers.

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. Cherie Carter-Scott, "If Love Is a Game, These Are the Rules"

Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do. Peter McWilliams.

Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do. Peter McWilliams.

If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be. Peter McWilliams.

If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods. Epectitus.

Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind. Evan Esar.