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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.
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Babylonian Talmud, tractate Gittin
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
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Cherie Carter-Scott, "If Love Is a Game, These Are the Rules"
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC)
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
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Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603), in Francis Bacon, Apophthegms, 1625
Anger as soon as fed is dead-
'Tis starving makes it fat.
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Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), Poems, Second Series, 1891
If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
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.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
I have seen a peaceful expression turn to anger as fast as a whip cracks, and so the look on the face might mean less than what it seems to be.
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Erica Eisdorfer, The Wet Nurse's Tale, 2009
Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can't last.
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Greg Evans, Luann (comic), September 27, 2003
Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to.
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Harriet Lerner, The Dance of Anger, 1985
Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
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Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)
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.
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Joan Lunden, in Healthy Living Magazine
A child that has a quick temper, just blaze up and cool down, ain't never likely to be sly or deceitful.
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L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
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Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988)
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
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Malcolm X (1925 - 1965), Malcolm X Speaks, 1965
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
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Marcus Aurelius
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
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Mario Puzo (1920 - 1999), 'The Godfather'
I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry.
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Maxine Waters, in Brian Lanker, I Dream a World, 1989
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