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Anger Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about anger
  1. #1
    “As I fixed my eyes on the child, I saw something glittering on his breast. I took it; it was a portrait of a most lovely woman. In spite of my malignity, it softened and attracted me. For a few moments I gazed with delight on her dark eyes, fringed by deep lashes, and her lovely lips; but presently my rage returned; I remembered that I was forever deprived of the delights that such beautiful creatures could bestow and that she whose resemblance I contemplated would, in regarding me, have changed that air of divine benignity to one expressive of disgust and affright.”
  2. #2
    “How fine you look when dressed in rage. Your enemies are fortunate your condition is not permanent. You’re lucky, too. Red eyes suit so few.”
  3. #3
    “They were satisfied with their lives which had none of the vibrance his own was taking on. And he was angry at himself, that he could not change that for them.”
  4. #4
    “When I reflected on his crimes and malice, my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation. I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I when there have precipitated him to their base.”
  5. #5
    “I am angry nearly every day of my life.”
  6. #6
    “When I’m mad I don’t have room to be scared.”
  7. #7
    The Queen turned crimson with fury, and, after glaring at her for a moment like a wild beast, began screaming “Off with her head! Off with—”
    “Nonsense!” said Alice, very loudly and decidedly, and the Queen was silent.
  8. #8
    “Angry people are not always wise.”
  9. #9
    He said, “Do I like this? Oh, no! I do not.”
  10. #10
    “Studies show that aggressively expressing anger doesn’t relieve anger but amplifies it. On the other hand, not expressing anger often allows it to disappear without leaving ugly traces.”
  11. #11
    “But it was all a dream; no Eve soothed my sorrows nor shared my thoughts; I was alone. I remembered Adam’s supplication to his Creator. But where was mine? He had abandoned me, and in the bitterness of my heart I cursed him.”
  12. #12
    “Bah,” said Scrooge, “Humbug.”
  13. #13
    “I will NOT go away. I do NOT wish to go!”
  14. #14
    “A good compromise leaves everyone angry.”
  15. #15
    “Now, don’t be angry after you’ve been afraid. That’s the worst kind of cowardice.”
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