Skip to Content

44 Anger Quotes To Help You Heal & Let Go

List Of 44 Anger Quotes To Help You Heal & Let Go:

#1 Ambrose Bierce

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

#2 Bohdi Sanders

“Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.”

#3 Leo Buscaglia

“Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.”

#4 Phyllis Diller

“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.”

#5 Stephen Hawking

”People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.” 

#6 Aristotle

“Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody‘s power and is not easy.”

#7 Francis Bacon

“Let not the sun go down upon your anger. Anger must be limited and confined, both in race and in time.” 

#8 Karen Salmansohn

”If your partner is angry with you, recognize that his anger is a misdirected plea for love. Your partner’s simply upset because he feels something you said or did was a sign of not loving him enough.”

#9 Alfred A. Montapert

”Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.” 

#10 Mark Twain

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

#11 Byron R. Pulsifer

”Anger expressed in a healthy and positive way means that we channel emotional anger towards resolution not attack.”

#12 Alexander Pope

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

#13 Walter B. Cannon

”Anger is the emotion preeminently serviceable for the display of power.”

#14 James Seals

”When we talk about anger management, we are talking about how you control your emotional and physiological responses to situations that cause anger. You cannot avoid these situations and you cannot avoid becoming angry at times; that is only natural. However, you can learn to control how you react.”

#15 Deepak Chopra

“If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return.”

#16 Joyce Meyer

”It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot, messes with your health.” Joyce Meyer

#17 Yoko Ono

”I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive. 

#18 Euripides

“The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place of dearest love.”

#19 Patricia Briggs

“Anger is stupid, and stupidity will kill you more surely than your opponent’s blade.”

#20 Rihanna

”If I cry, it’s because I’m very angry and I can’t do anything about it because I’ve run into a dead end. That’s when the tears would come down.” 

#21 Laurell K. Hamilton

“Most hatred is based on fear, one way or another. Yeah. I wrapped myself in anger, with a dash of hate, and at the bottom of it all was an icy center of pure terror.”

#22 Christopher Morley

”A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.” 

#23 Meg Cabot

“My mother’s psychologist says I have an overactive anger switch, but people just keep pissing me off.”

#24 Ellen Hopkins

“So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”

#25 Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

#26 Joel Osteen

”You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store.” 

#27 William Arthur Ward

“It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.”

#28 Karrueche Tran

”I’m not the perfect person. I’m not the most happy person. I get angry, and I get mad sometimes, but I try my best to control my thoughts. Because that flows throughout your body.”

#29 Marcus Aurelius

“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.”

#30 Thich Nhat Hanh

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.”

#31 Buddha

“To be angry is to let others’ mistakes punish yourself.” 

#32 Thomas Jefferson

”When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” 

#33 Jorge Bucay

”When you don’t manage your life well, you become angry and frustrated as things don’t go as intended, and our bad mood is a sign showing we were not able to resolve the conflict.” 

#34 Roy T. Bennett

“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.”

#35 Lao Tzu

“The best fighter is never angry.”

#36 Ann Marie Aguilar

“It is okay of talking about the past, as long as there’s no bitterness and anger. It only gives you a heart attack. It won’t change the past either.” 

#37 Joan Rivers

”I never dwell on what happened. You can’t change it. Move forward. Don’t waste your energy on being angry at something that somebody did six months ago or a year ago. It’s over. Done. Move forward.” 

#38 Don Miguel Ruiz

”Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.”

#39 Joel Osteen

”Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you. 

#40 Jane Austen

“Angry people are not always wise.”

#41 Will Smith

”We all want to be in love and find that person who is going to love us no matter how our feet smell, no matter how angry we get one day, no matter the things we say that we don’t mean. 

#42 John Grant

”I’m angry because I was so scared for so many years about just being myself.” 

#43 Indra Nooyi

”When you assume negative intent, you’re angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent, you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up because you are no longer almost random in your response.” 

#44 Joel Osteen

”You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store.” 

Image credit – Shutterstock

READ THIS NEXT: Passion Quotes