We also have quotations to help you with forgiveness and letting go of a relationship when the time has come, at the bottom of this page.
Learn about the definition of anger, anger suppression, how anger relates to love and how it can be part of the way you protect yourself.
Think about these quotes as you read through them, and see if they apply to you or someone in your family, workplace or group of friends. Remember, good people can have anger issues--you just have to learn how to deal with them!
Here are some thought-provoking anger quotes on the basic definition and meaning of anger:
These anger quotes focus on anger as a protective emotion:
Now for some anger quotes that address anger suppression and the problems it can cause. Simply controlling anger is not enough, and if that is all you do, these are some of the problems you may run into:
Healthy anger is closely related to the emotion of love, and these anger quotes shed some light on this idea:
"Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep."
"He who angers you conquers you."
"In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive."
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."
"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words."
-Dr. Joyce Brothers
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Forgiveness Quotes: Learn to let go or resentment and move on with your life. Letting go means returning to your good heart, and the need for love that your anger came from in the first place.
Letting Go Quotes: Learn even more about letting go, and when, where, how and why to do it. Letting go is one of the major keys to happiness and healty love relationships.
Relationship Quotes: The most important relationship you will ever have is the one you have with yourself. When you learn to heal emotionally and be the good person you truly are, you will be more effective and happy in all of your relationships.
Overcoming Jealousy: Stop the slide down the slippery slope from jealousy to suspicion to paranoia and jealous rage. Even if you have good reasons for your doubts, you don't have to make it worse...learn how to make it better.
Treatments For Depression: Discover about ways to heal depression at the cause, without just medicating the symptoms. Depression occurs for very good reasons, and one of those reasons is not usually a permanent chemical imbalance.
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