Quotes on Feelings

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“Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.”  ~Lyman Abbott

“Sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry,  
But that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.” ~Author Unknown

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

“Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.”  ~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“The world needs anger.  The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.”  ~Bede Jarrett (A reminder that anger is not the problem, it is how anger is expressed that can be the problem or help find constructive solutions. Emotions can help heal or destroy, depending on how they are used.)

“If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot.”  ~Korean Proverb

“Always write angry letters to your enemies.”  Never mail them.  ~James Fallows (Find a healthy way to vent anger. Writing is a healthy vent)

“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

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”  ~Ambrose Bierce

“The worst-tempered people I've ever met were people who knew they were wrong.”  ~Wilson Mizner

“The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.”  ~Jacqueline Schiff

“When a man sends you an impudent letter, sit right down and give it back to him with interest ten times compounded, and then throw both letters in the wastebasket.”  ~Elbert Hubbard

“Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.”  ~Marcus Antonius