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" Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger. "
" Censorship is the tool of those who have the need to hide actualities from themselves and from others. Their fear is only their inability to face what is real, and I can't vent any anger against them; I only feel this appalling sadness. Somewhere in their upbringing, they were shielded against the total facts of our existence. "
" The greatest remedy for anger is delay. "
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
" I think what I learned in research is that as Americans, we're very distrustful of anger. We're not sure if we should repress it. The idea that anger is supposed to be controlled is American, and we try to keep it out of our homes. "
" I think that all the anger and cynicism comes from suppressing things that we always wanted. "
John Lee Hancock
" I could feel my moral compass as a soldier, in danger of - I could feel the squeeze, the pressure of frustration and anger and fear combining on me... I felt the danger; I felt the squeeze of it. "
" If your partner is angry with you, recognize that his anger is a misdirected plea for love. Your partner's simply upset because he feels something you said or did was a sign of not loving him enough. "
" I've chosen my wedding ring large and heavy to continue forever. But exactly because of that all the time that Dave and I have an argument I feel it like handcuffs, and on anger time I throw it in a basket. Poor Dave, he bought me three wedding rings already! "
" The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there's plenty of anger left. "
" Conversations with sisters can spark extremes of anger or extremes of love. Everything said between sisters carries meaning not only from what was just said but from all the conversations that came before - and 'before' can span a lifetime. The layers of meaning combine profound connection with equally profound competition. "
" I guess I probably make violent films partly because I can't express my anger in my real life very well. "
" Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done. "
" You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger - all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy. "
" People who think that Sylvia Plath was a poor, sensitive poet are not getting that she had great amounts of ambition and anger that moved her along, or she wouldn't have been able to fight against that depression to produce such an incredible body of work by the age of thirty. "
" The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children. "
" Dance music cannot compete with a really great rock n' roll song. There ain't no DJ that's gonna play something that can take 'Mr Brightside' or 'Don't Look Back In Anger.' "
" A certain amount of anger doesn't make us less empathetic, less humane, less loving. It just makes us real. "
" Anger can be a problem, but it has tremendous potential, too. It's just figuring out what to do with it. "
" When I first started, my songs were the politics of anger. As I got older and hopefully wiser, I wanted to be part of the politics of answers. "
" As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness. "
" Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose. "
" But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out. "
" I wrestled with anger from the age of sixteen. It's still one of my nemeses. I have to remember that the word of God says, 'Be slow to anger.' "
" Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be. "
" Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. "
J. R. R. Tolkien
" As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy. "
" In Israel, waves of anger and fear circulate all the time, but so do jokes and gossip and silky evening breezes. So, too, in America. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" Anger is a transient hatred; or at least very like it. "
" He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him. "
B. C. Forbes
" Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life's just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff. "
" Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing. "