Letting Go Of Anger Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old letting go of anger quotes, letting go of anger sayings, and letting go of anger proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. Francis Bacon
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. Francis Bacon
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry a hundred. Thomas Jefferson
Anger in its time and place / May assume a kind of grace. / It must have some reason in it / And not last beyond a minute. Charles Lamb
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be dethrimental to keep it. Sean O'Casey
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. Mark Twain
Anger is the only thing to put off till tomorrow. Slovakian Proverb
Temper is the one thing you can’t get rid of by losing it. Jack Nicholson
Take this remark from Richard, poor and lame, what'er's begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin
A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. Proverbs 15:18
It is a bigger miracle to be patient and refrain from anger than it is to control the demons which fly through the air. St. John Cassian
There is nothing that can be done with anger that cannot be done better without it. Dallas Willard
Resentment is when you let your hurt become hate. Resentment is when you allow what is eating you to eat you up. Resentment is when you poke, stoke, feed, and fan the fire, stirring the flames and reliving the pain. Resentment is the deliberate decision to nurse the offense until it becomes a black, furry, growling grudge. Max Lucado
Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything. Billy Graham
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. Mark Twain
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 Aurelius
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns all clean. Maya Angelou
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath. Ephesians 4:26
He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy. German Proverb
Kick a stone in anger and you will hurt your own foot. Korean Proverb
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. Albert Einstein
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber
Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep. Mahatma Gandhi
Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them. James Fallows
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. Baruch Spinoza
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller
It’s smart to be patient, but it’s stupid to lose your temper. Proverbs 14:29
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce
There is no sin nor wrong that gives a man such a foretaste of hell in this life as anger and impatience. St. Catherine of Siena
To build one’s activity on love and non-violence demands the greatest inner purification; one must constantly rid one’s heart of inordinate desires, fears, and anxieties, but above all, one must cleanse oneself of anger. William Johnston