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Anger Quotes
The High Cost
Of Getting Even

Lynne Namka, Ed. D.

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Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself.
-- William Shakespeare

Everything that is in agreement with our personal desires seems true.
Everything that is not puts us in a rage.
-- Andre Maurois

An angry man is full of poison.
-- Confucius

I am too busy with my cause to hate--too absorbed in something bigger than myself. I have no time to quarrel, no time for regrets and no man can force me to stoop low enough to hate him.
-- Lawrence James

Never waste a minute of your precious life by squandering it thinking about people you don't like.
-- Anonymous

To be wronged or robbed is nothing unless you continue to let it.
-- Confucius

No man can humiliate me or disturb me. I won't let him.
-- Bernard Baruch

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt

To know all is to understand all, and this leaves no room for judgement and condemnation.
-- Clarence Darrow

Men are not moved by things but by the views which they take of them.
-- Epictetus

How often the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
-- Frank Hubert (Dune)

In the long run, every man will pay the penalty for this own misdeeds.
-- Epictetus

By taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing over it, he is superior.
-- Francis Bacon

Why should I be angry at someone when they are out dancing?
-- Buddy Hackett

With malice towards none; with charity for all....
-- Abraham Lincoln

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
-- Kahlil Gibran

If you've ever contemplated revenge, beware of where your thoughts might lead.... Understand how passion makes you strong, but know also when it renders you weak. What act of wickedness would you inflict on someone merely because you did not get your way? Before you embrace vengeance, remove yourself from your selfish interior life. Go outside and walk and observe and learn from the world. There is artistry and solace in everything and everyone. Let them feed you. Learn to harness your passions, your appetites. ...consider how you might perfect the art of living.
-- Jacqueline Deval (Reckless Appetites)

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