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ANGER
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[ Also see Equanimity Hatred Madness Malice Passion Quarreling Quarrels Rage Resentment Revenge Scorn Temper Vexation Wrath ]

Senseless, and deformed,
  Convulsive Anger storms at large; or pale,
    And silent, settles into fell revenge.
      - James Thomson (1), Seasons--Spring (l. 28)

Convulsive anger storms at large; or pale
  And silent, settles into full revenge.
      - John Tillotson

The angriest person in a controversy is the one most liable to be in the wrong.
      - John Tillotson

Anger is a noble infirmity, the generous failing of the just, the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue.
      - Martin Farquhar Tupper

When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
      - Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens),
        Pudd'nhead Wilson (ch. 10)

Can heavenly minds such anger entertain?
  [Lat., Tantaene animis coelestibus irae.]
      - Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil),
        The Aeneid (I, 11)

Their rage supplies them with weapons.
  [Lat., Furor arma ministrat.]
      - Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil),
        The Aeneid (I, 150)

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.
      - Isaac Watts

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
      - Daniel Webster

There is not in nature
  A thing that makes a man so deform'd, so beastly,
    As doth intemperate anger.
      - John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
         (act II, sc. v)

Anger requires that the offender should not only be made to grieve in his turn, but to grieve for that particular wrong which has been done by him.
      - Archbishop Richard Whately

His huff arrived and he departed in it.
      - Alexander Woollcott

One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
      - William Butler Yeats


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