Authored by William G. DeFoore, Ph.D.
The anger quotes on the first part of this page are by Dr. William DeFoore, and many can be found in his book, Anger: Deal With It, Heal With It, Stop It From Killing You. These are followed by quotes from other well known individuals.
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:
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Remember, you are your own best anger management resource!
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 healthy 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.
How To Handle A Narcissist: Understand what causes narcissism and how to deal with it. Also discover if you might be a narcissist yourself. There's a little of it in all of us, but it can certainly be overdone, causing a lot of anger and failed relationships.
Regret Quotes: Learn how to transform your regrets into strength and wisdom for a better life. You'll discover how to use relationship regrets, missed opportunity regrets, unexpressed creativity regrets and more to improve yourself and your life.
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