Anger

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Anger is a bad counselor. — French proverb

The way to be angry and not sin is to be angry at nothing but sin.

Speak when you are angry, and you will make the best speech you’ll ever regret.

Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way — that is not easy. — Aristotle

Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. — Frank Colby

Anger is only one letter short of danger.

Men with clenched fists cannot shake hands.

A person who is always getting angry will pay for it. If you help him, you will have to do it again and again. (Proverbs 19:19 LB)

Don’t lose your temper, no one else wants to find it. — Ray Cross

A man of quick temper acts foolishly, but a man of discretion is patient. (Proverbs 14:17)

He who is slow to anger has great understanding. (Proverbs 14:29)

When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin, his heart rages against the Lord. (Proverbs 19:3)

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling. (Proverbs 20:3)

In disputes, don’t take up personal offences; the only thing that should matter is what is right and good and true. — Ray Cross

A foolish man loses his temper. But a wise person controls his anger. (Proverbs 29:11 NCV)

Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. (Proverbs 22:24-25 NCV)

Don’t envy violent men. Don’t copy their ways. (Proverbs 3:31 LB)

Self-control means controlling the tongue! A quick retort can ruin everything. (Proverbs 13:3 LB)

A gentle answer will calm a person’s anger. But an unkind answer will cause more anger. (Proverbs 15:1-2 LB)

Gentle words cause life and health; griping brings discouragement. (Proverbs 15:4 LB)

A person who quickly gets angry causes trouble. But a person who controls his temper stops a quarrel. (Proverbs 15:18 NCV)

One angry minute is sixty seconds of unhappiness.

If you go on hurting each other and tearing each other apart, be careful! You will completely destroy each other. (Galatians 5:15 NCV)

When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin, his heart rages against the Lord. (Proverbs 19:3)

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling. (Proverbs 20:3)

In disputes, don’t take up personal offenses, the only thing that should matter is what is right and good and true. — Ray Cross

A foolish man loses his temper. But a wise person controls his anger. (Proverbs 29:11 NCV)

The man who strays from common sense will end up dead. (Proverbs 21:16 LB)

Don’t envy violent men. Don’t copy their ways. (Proverbs 3:31 LB)

A person who quickly gets angry causes trouble. But a person who controls his temper stops a quarrel. (Proverbs 15:18 NCV)

A person who is always getting angry will pay for it. If you help him, you will have to do it again and again. (Proverbs 19:19 LB)

God save us from hotheads who would lead us foolishly, and from cold feet that would keep us from adventuring at all. — Peter Marshall

The best way to get rid of an enemy is to make him your friend. – Ray Cross

There are two ways to get rid of an enemy: kill him or make him your friend. – Ray Cross

Speak when you’re angry, and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.

90% of the friction of daily life is caused by the wrong tone of voice.

Three tests–When I want to speak let me think first. Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? If not, let it be left unsaid.” — Babcock

The trouble with many people is that they say things other folks only think.

What is more clever than speaking in several languages? — Keeping your mouth shut in one.

If your foot slips, you may recover your balance, but if your tongue sliips, you cannot recall your words.

The tongue has the power to direct, to deceive and to destroy.

Strong words do not improve a weak argument.

Saying the wrong thing to the wrong person at the wrong place at the wrong time in the wrong way–not wise, you think? — Ray Cross

The less said the sooner mended.

It is better to give others a piece of your heart, rather than a piece of your mind.

Men can with a few hasty words set loose a torrent of anger and uncharitableness, and cause the sweeping away of much good service and sweet fellowship, but who shall rule, restrain, or call back the raging flood. — Spurgeon

Tact is rubbing out another’s mistake instread of rubbing it in.

There never has been an overproduction of kind words.

Think before you speak; silent sense is better than fluent folly.

Mud thrown is ground lost.

Swallowing angry words is much easier than having to eat them.

Never answer an angry word with an angry word. It’s the second one that makes the quarrel.

Knowing what all experience serves to show, No mud can soil us but the mud we throw. — J.R. Lowell

One ounce of “Keep your mouthy shut” beats a ton of explanation.