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A hot coal

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Buddha

An acid
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Mark Twain

Anger and intolerance
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi

Angry or complaining
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Stephen Hawking

Banishing anger
I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
Mahatma Gandhi

Forget it
Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
Mahatma Gandhi

How to forget your anger
When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
Epictetus

It is easy to be angry
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
Aristotle

Men in rage
Men in rage strike those that wish them best.
William Shakespeare

Not right in the brain
Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something is wrong. He's not right in the brain.
Dalai Lama

Punishment
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Buddha

Quick temper
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
Bruce Lee

Seldom
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Benjamin Franklin

The best fighter
The best fighter is never angry.
Lao Tzu

The enemy and the monster
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
Mahatma Gandhi

To the presence of the gods
Speak the truth do not become angered and give when asked, even be it a little. By these three conditions one goes to the presence of the gods.
Buddha

Two things
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Plato

What I needed
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
Saint Augustine

When angry
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Thomas Jefferson

When you remain angry
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where anger dwells
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Albert Einstein

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