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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Anger a short madness

1. If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? ~Sydney J. Harris

2. He who angers you conquers you. ~Elizabeth Kenny

3. Anger is one letter short of danger. ~Author Unknown

4. People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. ~Will Rogers

5. Never write a letter while you are angry. ~Chinese Proverb

6. The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough. ~Bede Jarrett

7. Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ~Malachy McCourt

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

9. Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. ~Albert Einstein

10. If you're angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug - which is all the more reason to do so. It's hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that's precisely what happens when we hug each other. ~Walter Anderson, The Confidence Course, 1997

11. Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry. ~Lyman Abbott

12. Sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel. ~Author Unknown

13. At the core of all anger is a need that is not being fulfilled. ~Marshall B. Rosenberg

14. Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ~Buddha

15. Never strike your wife - even with a flower. ~Hindu Proverb

16. Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. ~Ambrose Bierce

17. Resentment is an extremely bitter diet, and eventually poisonous. I have no desire to make my own toxins. ~Neil Kinnock

18. The worst-tempered people I've ever met were people who knew they were wrong. ~Wilson Mizner (Psychologist)

19. The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. ~Jacqueline Schiff

20. Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved. ~Marcus Antonius

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