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Anger punishes itself. Though very troublesome to others, anger is most so to him that has it. An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes. Anger and haste hinder good counsel. Anger manages everything badly. Anger may glance into the breast of a wise man, but rests only in the bosom of fools. Angry words fan the fire like wind. Wrath avoideth no quarrel. Be not quick to take offense: Anger is a foe to sense. An angry man is a man in a fever. Grow angry slowly; there's plenty of time. The end of wrath is the beginning of repentance. Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. Eccl. 7:9 Cease from anger and forsake wrath. Psalms 37:8 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: But he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. Prov 14:29 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: For if you deliver him, yet you must do it again. Prov 19:19 Whoever has no rule over his own spirit Is like a city broken down, without walls. Prov 25:28 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city. Prov 16:32 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: But he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. Prov 15:18 Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it. He that is angry is seldom at ease. Anger begins in folly and ends in repentence. Pythagoras The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him. Chinese proverb He who would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin. Secker To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. Pope Temperate anger well becomes the wise. Philemon Act nothing in a furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm. Thomas Fuller Keep cool and you command everybody. St. Just Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason. Alger The greatest remedy for anger is delay. Seneca Wise anger is like a fire from the flint; there is a great ado to bring it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately. M. Henry Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest. Malabar proverb When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry. Haliburton When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred. Jefferson All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight provocation, and when it continues long. Paley When passion is on the throne, reason is out of doors. M. Henry When anger arises, think of the consequences. Confucius More from SolitaryRoad.com:
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