I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T Washington (1856-1915) American Educator and Leader
Hate: it has caused a lot of problems in this world, but it has not solved one yet.
... resentment isn’t anger with someone else at all; resentment is anger with oneself, misdirected at someone else through the lens of victimhood.
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
Anger is a call for awareness.
Alan Cohen (HayHouseRadio.com 2 February 2012)
If you are patient in one moment of anger you will save a thousand days of sorrow.
Do not suppress it – that would hurt you inside. Do not express it – this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it.
Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.
Epictetus (55-135 AD) Roman philosopher
Whatever it is that you are angry or hurt about is not happening now, so it would not make any sense to believe in it. It is just a memory that you are caught in at some unconscious level.
The Daily Guru
Anger is a prelude to courage.
Anger is merely a loss of control of a situation.
Vic, Sacred Journey on Facebook
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
He who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger.
Japanese proverb (see more Japanese proverbs)
previous | next