Lesson 9: Don't Be Angry



Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way... that is not easy.~Aristotle
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If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.~Chinese Proverb

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.~Seneca

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.~Seneca

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

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

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. ~Marcus Aurelius

Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.~Thomas Fuller

When a man is wrong and won't admit is, he always gets angry.~Thomas Haliburton

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.~St. Francis De Sales

Anger is what makes a clear mind seem clouded.~Kazi Shams

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.~George Jean Nathan



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