All your favorite quotes!
''Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.''
- Henry Ward Beecher
''Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.''
- Cherie Carter-Scott "If Love Is a Game, These Are the Rules"
''When anger rises, think of the consequences.''
''Anger as soon as fed is dead-
'Tis starving makes it fat.''
- Emily Dickinson Poems, Second Series 1891
''Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.''
- Elizabeth I in Francis Bacon, Apophthegms
''If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.''
''If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.''
''Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to.''
- Harriet Lerner The Dance of Anger, 1985
''Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.''
- Joan Lunden in Healthy Living Magazine
''Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty.
Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage.''
- Babylonian Talmud