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Peace, Love, Compassion, Tolerance

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Anger

Act nothing in a furious passion, it's like putting to sea in a storm.
(Thomas Fuller, English physician, 1654-1734)
 
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
(Cherie Carter-Scott, American motivational author)
 
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
(Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, 1869-1948)
 
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
(Marcus Aurelius Antonius, Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher, 121-180)
 
Don't indulge yourself in the passion of anger,
it is whetting a sword to wound your own breast, or murder your friend.
(Akhenaton, Egyptian king, 14th century B.C.)
 
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherised in the mind.
Anger will disappear as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
(Buddha)
 
Anger hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
(Edward Hyde of Clarendon, English historian and statesman, 1609-1674)
 
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the angry are consumed by their own passion.
(Antisthenes, Greek philosopher, 444-365 B.C.)
 
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful or greedy.  Unless you let him.
(Napoleon Hill, American author, 1883-1970)
 
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles and a headache.
Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and lightness in your life.
(Joan Lunden, American journalist, born 1950)