200+ Angry Quotes – Best Quotes To Remove Your Angry Mood

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

It is usual for everyone to feel angry sometimes, but managing and handling it can present difficulties. The effectiveness of the best angry quotes is evident in the current situation. These quotes, frequently called the “best angry quotes,” can soothe our raging emotions.

These best angry quotes gently remind us that we are not alone in our feelings when we are feeling frustrated. Those seeking comfort, perspective on their anger, and improved coping mechanisms often use these best angry quotes. These best angry quotes can help people deal with anger and achieve a more tranquil and composed frame of mind.

Best Angry Quotes

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


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


Only when a mosquito lands on your testicles, you will truly learn that there is always a way to solve problems without using anger and violence. – Confucius

Anger is an opportunity to let the beast inside every man come out and terrorize.


I believe anger is a wasted emotion, and I don’t like to waste emotions. – Jim Webb


It is not the actions of others which trouble us, but rather it is our own judgments. Therefore remove those judgments and resolve to let go of your anger, and it will already be gone.  – Marcus Aurelius


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


Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. – Eckhart Tolle


Big anger only exists in the breasts of people who think stupidly. – Albert Einstein


If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?


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

If you kick a stone in anger, you’ll hurt your own foot. – Korean Proverb


Anger resolves nothing it only puts up your blood pressure.  – Catherine Pulsifer




Do not say, “I cannot help having a bad temper.” Friend, you must help it. Pray to God to help you overcome it at once, for either you must kill it, or it will kill you. You cannot carry a bad temper into heaven. – Charles Spurgeon


The strong man is not the good wrestler; the strong man is only the one who controls himself when he is angry. – Prophet Muhammad

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


Getting angry doesn’t solve anything.  – Grace Kelly


Speak when you are angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret. – Ambrose Brierce


It is not good to let your anger get to you. It often leads to bad decisions that result in tears and regret.


A hand ready to hit, may cause you great trouble. – Maori


Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude. – James


Patience and empathy are anger’s mortal enemies– Gary Rudz


Anger is a sign that something needs to change. –  Anonymous


The sharpest sword is a word spoken in wrath. – Gautama Buddha

Grasping that anger is like holding a hot asphalt in your hand to throw it at someone else; you have been burned first.  – Bdh


I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.


Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. – Maya Angelou


There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen. – Alexandre Dumas


Whoever is able to anger you is able to control you. – On Anger.  ― Lamine Pearl heart


When you resort to shouting in conflict, you are reacting in the flesh. You have lost control of the only person you can control: yourself.  – Neil T. Anderson


If you wish to conquer the world, first conquer your anger.


There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. –  Mother Teresa


Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath. – Thich Nhat Hanh

If it won’t matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes getting angry about it.


Not all anger is bad. You can be indignant about the social injustices happening around all of us, but instead of blustering, we can turn anger into something positive for change.


A man in a passion, rides a mad horse. – Ben Franklin


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.  – Twain


Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth. ― Siddhārtha Gautama


Anger is one letter short of danger. –  Eleanor Roosevelt


Anger expressed in a healthy and positive way means that we channel emotional anger towards resolution not attack. –  Byron R. Pulsifer


Why don’t humans need to plant hatred, revenge, and anger for long? For fear that if there is no age, then death brings it all (anger). Na’udzubillah.  – Jefri Al Buchori

Anger is our natural defense against pain. So when I say I hate you, it really means “You hurt me”


The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. – Gloria Steinem


Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. – Robert Brault


Anger expressed in a healthy and positive way means that we channel emotional anger towards resolution not attack. –  Byron R. Pulsifer


If a man has a quarrelsome temper, let him alone. The world will soon find him employment. He will soon meet with someone stronger than himself, who will repay him better than you can. A man may fight duels all his life, if he is disposed to quarrel. – Richard Cecil


Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.  – German Proverb


Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. –  Zora Neale Hurston


Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.  – Alfred A. Montapert


One that angers you controls you. Don’t give anyone that power! Especially the one who does it intentionally.

Never indulge in anger. It is the most petty of emotions that will suck the joy out of life.


A quarrelsome man has no good neighbors. – Ben Franklin


Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. –  Eliot


Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love. – Leo Buscaglia


If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese Proverb


Let not the sun go down upon your anger. Anger must be limited and confined, both in race and in time. – Francis Bacon


Anyone can get angry because anger is easy. But to whom is angry, with the right degree of anger, at the right time and purpose, and in the right way is difficult.  – Aristotle

I want things to be better all the time. And I tend to get angry about that. Books are an opportunity to vent.


Angry people are not always wise. – Jane Austen


Anger is the emotion preeminently serviceable for the display of power. – Walter B. Cannon


The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. – Barbara de Angelis


A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good. Now and then a man should be shaken to the core with indignation over things evil. – Henry Ward Beecher


The wisest thing to do when you are angry is to keep quiet.


If I wish to compose or write or pray or preach well, I must be angry. Then all the blood in my veins is stirred, and my understanding is sharpened. –  Martin Luther King, Jr.


Anger does not solve problems – anger only makes things worse. I go by the old saying, ‘Don’t make important decisions when you’re angry.  – Lionel Sosa


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

Anger issues are not a joke. People often cannot handle the stress so they take it out on others and often times hurt the ones they love.


Anger is a short madness. – Horace


Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. – Einstein


The best fighter is never angry. ― Lao Tzu


Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. –  Roy T. Bennett


The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. – Barbara de Angelis


When anger increases, think about the consequences.  – Kfs

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.


Get mad, then get over it. – Colin Powell


Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge. – Edward G. Bulwer


Angry people want you to see how powerful they are… loving people want you to see how powerful You are. ― Chief Red Eagle


If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous. – Jeremy Taylor


He who overcomes his anger conquers his greatest enemy. – Latin Proverb


Feeling passionate about something doesn’t mean you have to be angry.  – Naomi Campbell


He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing. – Sallust


Anger doesn’t solve anything. It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything.


You can sense people who have been raised by angry parents. Often withdrawn and quiet, they are diminished creatures, coiling away from the hot emotions that raised them.

Anger is an unnecessary emotion. Loads of stuff in life can trigger it, but what matters is how you react. I choose not to react.  – Nicola Adams


Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head. – Schopenhauer


Calm is the best revenge. – Bangambiki Habyarimana


Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.  –  Thich Nhat Hanh


You can’t selectively numb your anger, any more than you can turn off all lights in a room, and still expect to see the light. ― Shannon L. Alder


The cause of the anger and disappointment that we experience may be due to the unfulfilled desires and high expectations that we have.  – Abdullah Gymnastiar


I’m a very hard-line, angry atheist. Yet I am fascinated by the concept of devotion.


It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.  – William Arthur Ward


When you feel anger beginning to build up inside of you, let your whole body droop and relax to the best of your ability while beginning to breathe slowly from the diaphragm. Breathing in this way helps to calm both the body and the mind which leads to letting go of anger before it takes a hold. – Marge Powers

You can’t selectively numb your anger, any more than you can turn off all lights in a room, and still expect to see the light. ― Shannon L. Alder


Anger and bitterness are two noticeable signs of being focused on self and not trusting God’s sovereignty in your life. When you believe that God causes all things to work together for good to those who belong to Him and love Him, you can respond to trials with joy instead of anger or bitterness. – John C. Broger


A person who has lots of anger inside, definitely loves people more than anyone else can. Because if red color indicates anger, then it indicates love too.


I don’t like anybody to be angry with me. I’d rather have friends. – B. B. King


Anger becomes limiting, restricting. You can’t see through it. While anger is there, look at that, too. But after a while, you have to look at something else.  – Thylias Moss


Forgive people in your life, even those who are not sorry for their actions. Holding on to anger only hurts, not them.


Anger is often its own punishment. When one is angry, the body responds accordingly.


Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper. – Kahlil Gibran

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. – Author: Aurelius


Do not let your anger lead to hatred, as you will hurt yourself more than you would the other. – Stephen Richards


Postpone today’s anger until tomorrow. – Tagalog Proverb


Getting angry in a stressful situation is like trying to clean something with dirt. ― Urbanky Aurel Petru


Love and tenderness are human nature, while anger and lust are animal traits. – Jalaluddin Rumi


The embarrassment after the anger is biggest humiliation a person can experience.


Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. – Malcolm X


But the day is a steady drain of small annoyances, and the difference in the size of men becomes hourly more apparent. The little man loses his temper; the big man takes a firmer hold. – Bruce Barton

If we would be angry and not sin (says one), we must be angry at nothing but sin; and we should be more jealous for the glory of God than for any interest or reputation of our own. – Matthew Henry


Say nothing when you are angry, you won’t have to apologize when you become conscious.


Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness. – George Eliot


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


The more anger you hold in your heart towards the past, the less capable you are of loving the present.


There are reports of people spontaneously combusting. I sometimes see people who get angry for no reason and I can just imagine their head exploding!


When anger rises, think of the consequences. – Confucius


It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. –  Dyer

When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred. ― Thomas Jefferson


Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others – it only changes yours. – Shannon Alder


When you respond to hatred with anger and revile, that’s when your enemy wins. – Andy F. Noya


Angry? Take a deep breath before you speak, because your mouth acts quicker than your brain.


Anger is just anger. It isn’t good. It isn’t bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It’s like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice. – Jim Butcher


People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. – Will Rogers


Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything. – Billy Graham


I’m not angry. And I don’t like the thing of the ‘angry black woman,’ either. –  Naomi Campbell


Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.  – Ford Frick

Don’t promise when you’re happy. Do not reply when you’re angry and do not decide when you’re sad.


Anger is a human right. We can and should all be able to be angry. However, it must be controlled by asking who, why, what, and where.


Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you. – G. M. Trevelyan


Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose. – Gracian


Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are. – Cherie Carter-Scott


Anger, it’s a paralyzing emotion, you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling. I don’t think it’s any of that – it’s helpless, it’s absence of control, and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers, and anger doesn’t provide any of that, I have no use for it whatsoever.  –  Toni Morrison

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What I know most about anger is that it hurts itself more than the people we scold. – Oprah Winfrey


A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves a thousand moments of regret.

A man can’t eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul. – Garrison Keillor


I could see, early in my career, that helping my clients manage their anger would have a huge impact on their lives and pay extra dividends. Research shows, for example, that children are much less likely to become aggressive when their parents and the other adults around them effectively handle conflict with civility. – W. Robert Nay


A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth. – Charles Spurgeon


Life is precious and there’s not a lot of room for anger. – Fran Drescher


Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death. –  Lena Horne


Anger’s not a good emotion. – Lincoln Chafees


Physical labor or a vigorous sport is a great way to redirect your angry energies. Angry people, for one reason or another, who work out, are often the most amiable people you will meet.


Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. –  Gracian

Acknowledging and being conscious that you are being angry is a battle half won against anger. – Anon


He who angers you conquers you. –  Elizabeth Kenny


When someone is angry, that’s when he is very weak. Beat your world with patience. – Bong Chandra


Always listen to people when they’re mad, that’s when the truth comes out.


Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can’t last. – Greg Evans


The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough. – Bede Jarrett


To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine. – Isaac Watts


An angry person is a lonely person. No one wants to be around someone who’s quick to fly off the handle.


Insurgencies are easy to make and hard to stop. Only a few ingredients need to combine to create an insurgency; like oxygen and fire, they’re very common and mix all too often. The recipe is, simply, a legitimate grievance against a state, a state that refuses to compromise, a quorum of angry people, and access to weapons. –  Richard Engel

Expressing anger is a form of public littering. – Willard Gaylin


The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. – Joseph Joubert


Being angry is like trying to throw poop at someone but getting yourself very dirty in the process.


I’m not the perfect person. I’m not the most happy person. I get angry, and I get mad sometimes, but I try my best to control my thoughts. Because that flows throughout your body. – Karrueche Tran


One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end. – Yeats


Patience is the direct antithesis of anger. ― Allan Lokos


Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. – Mitch Albom


Anger can damage charity like vinegar destroys honey.  – Hadith


Don’t get mad, smile and creep them out instead.


Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. – Elizabeth I


Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. – Phyllis Diller


Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help. – Thomas Fuller


When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry.  – Thomas C. Haliburton


Every once in a while, I get mad. ‘The Lorax’ came out of my being angry. The ecology books I’d read were dull… In ‘The Lorax,’ I was out to attack what I think are evil things and let the chips fall where they might. – Dr. Seuss


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

Anger is a feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.


If you are angry that people don’t have time for you, maybe it’s because you’re always angry.


I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive. – Yoko Ono


There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively. – Dyer


Throughout life there will be people who will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. – Will Smith


Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it. Don’t allow his anger to become your anger. –  Bohdi Sanders


The best fighters are never angry. – Lao Tzu


Let go of offence. Let go of fear. Let go of revenge. Don’t live angry, let go now!


Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. – Henry Ward Beecher


Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. – Malachy McCourt


The first thing to understand about anger is that it isn’t always a bad thing. Many people, especially Christians, have the mistaken notion that anger is intrinsically evil. As a result, they feel needless guilt. The idea that a Christian is never allowed to be angry is a demonic myth that tends to produce neurotic anxiety. I’ve had to struggle with this myth nearly all my life. – R. C. Sproul

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.  – Josh Billings


We are not angry with people we fear or respect, as long as we fear or respect them; you cannot be afraid of a person and also at the same time angry with him. –  Aristotle


Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge. – George William Curtis


Don’t let yourself get so angry that you stop loving, because one day you will wake up from that anger and the person you love won’t be around anymore. – Dawson’s Creek


Anger is a dangerous disease that corrupts the body that holds it and infects those who are its target.


My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. – Jack Layton


The greatest remedy for anger is delay. ― Thomas Paine


A heart filled with anger has no room for love. – Joan Lunden


The annoying thing about anger is that you hurt yourself without benefiting others.  – Kurt Tucholsky


In days that follow, I discover that anger is easier to handle than grief. – Emily Giffin


Take no revenge that you have not pondered beneath a starry sky, or on a canyon overlook, or to the lapping of waves and the mewing of a distant gull. – Robert Brault


They have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. – Hosea Ballou


One of man’s greatest obligations is anger. – Nikos Kazantzakis


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


Laughter is a feather. Anger is a brick. – Terri Guillemets


There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. – Francis de Sales


Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.  – Robert Green Ingersoll


You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store. –  Joel Osteen


Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him.  – Louis L’Amour


Control your anger, don’t let your anger control you. If you are mad, don’t say anything you’ll regret later. If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say it. Calm down and then do whatever you have to do.


Give yourself permission to feel anger, pain, and resentment. Relax, then let it go with love.


Anger is a waste of time and brain cells. Why be angry when you can do something about it?


Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. – Robert Green Ingersoll


The best vaccine against anger is to watch others in its throes. ― Marcel Proust


Transformation is my favorite game and, in my experience, anger and frustration are the result of you not being authentic somewhere in your life or with someone in your life. Being fake about anything creates a block inside of you. Life can’t work for you if you don’t show up as you. – Jason Mraz


If you return anger with anger, aren’t you nothing more than a mirror of ugliness?  – Merry Riana


Anger and worry are caused by phantoms that we create within ourselves and whose only strength is that with which we endow them. – Horace Fletcher


Is it any merit to abstain from wine if one is intoxicated with anger? – Augustine


Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.  – Beverly Sills


It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it. – Epictetus


I don’t usually lose my temper, but if I get angry, it’s true – I’m scary.  – Eva Mendes


Anger doesn’t demand action. When you act in anger, you lose self-control. – Joe Hyams


Angry people who like to inflict little hurts on others will one day find that there will be no others around him to inflict those hurts upon.


Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. – Don Miguel Ruiz


Consciously feel the energy behind your anger and anger will no longer control you as it used to.


A void in my chest was beginning to fill with anger. Quiet, defeated anger that guaranteed me the right to my hurt, that believed no one could possibly understand that hurt. –  Rachel Sontag


Anger is the enemy of nonviolence, and arrogance is the monster that engulfs it. – M.G.


If you’re angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug — which is all the more reason to do so. It’s hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that’s precisely what happens when we hug each other. – Walter Anderson


When you feel that your blood is boiling, take a shower. There is nothing quite like cool water to douse the eruption that is anger.


It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health. – Joyce Meyer


Controlled anger leads to positive action. ― Todd Stocker


It is okay to talk about the past, as long as there’s no bitterness and anger. It only gives you a heart attack. It won’t change the past either. – Ann Marie Aguilar


Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry. – Lyman Abbott


No form of vice, not worldliness, not greed of gold, not drunkenness itself, does more to un-Christianize society than evil temper. HENRY DRUMMOND


Americans are slow to anger, but once they do get angry, they are impossible to stop. – Kathleen Troia McFarland


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


Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life’s just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff.  KEVIN RUDD


Be careful with your words when you are angry, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.


Beware of those who are angry but stay cool. They are often in a position to inflict great harm with the least effort.

Thank you for reading. Turning to the power of Best Angry Quotes is a remarkable choice in times of anger. These quotes act as a calming remedy, soothing our heated emotions effectively. Embracing the wisdom within Best Angry Quotes empowers us to conquer anger, replacing it with tranquility. Truly, Best Angry Quotes work wonders.

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