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anger quotes

I feel it is very important to teach our children and our people how they should handle their negative feelings and emotions such as anger, jealousy and hatred.

— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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.

— Gautama Buddha

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind.

— Gautama Buddha

Don’t you find that in a weak physique it is difficult to control the sex – appetite or anger?

— Swami Vivekananda

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The devil comes in many guises-anger in the form of justice-passion in the form of duty. When it first comes, the man knows and then he forgets. Just as your pleaders’ conscience; at first they know it is all roguery, then it is duty to their clients; at last they get hardened.

— Swami Vivekananda

Speak the truth do not become angered and give when asked, even be it a little. By these three conditions one goes to the presence of the gods.

— Gautama Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.

— Gautama Buddha

Why can’t we control our anger? Because we love perfection. Make a little room for imperfection in our lives.

— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

There is no use of getting angry at something that has already happened. All you can do is your best to check it doesn’t happen again.

— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Let a man leave anger, let him forsake pride, let him overcome all bondage! No sufferings befall the man who is not attached to name and form and who calls nothing his own.

— Gautama Buddha

Sometimes it’s better to be kind than to be right. We do not need an intelligent mind that speaks, but a patient heart that listens. You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

— Gautama Buddha

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Let us work without desire for name or fame or rule over others. Let us be free from the triple bonds of lust, greed of gain, and anger. And this truth is with us!

— Swami Vivekananda

Will not be punished for your anger, your anger is the punishment.

— Gautama Buddha

Give up all self, all egotisms get out of anger, lust, give all to God. ‘I am not, but Thou art; the old man is all gone, only Thou remainest.’ ‘I am Thou.’ Blame none; if evil comes, know the Lord is playing with you and be exceeding glad.

— Swami Vivekananda

Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth.

— Gautama Buddha

We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.

— Mahatma Gandhi