For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
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.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
I don't usually lose my temper, but if I get angry, it's true - I'm scary.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
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.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
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.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself.
Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not 'yours,' not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.
Forgiveness isn't just the absence of anger. I think it's also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.
Being alone with fear can rapidly turn into panic. Being alone with frustration can rapidly turn into anger. Being alone with disappointment can rapid turn into discouragement and, even worse, despair.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.