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It’s important to remember that the animals are not grieving with us. They’re very accepting. They’re not lying there thinking ‘How could you do this to me? Why aren’t you keeping me going?’ Pets don’t do the human things of guilt and anger and recrimination that we do. They come and go with great acceptance.
Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution.
It’s nice to let some anger out sometimes.
I was very sensitive, so when sensitivity has no place to go, it’s often turned into anger or frustration.
What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.
People communicate anger of course through facial expressions, but in voice, there’s a wider spectrum, like cold anger and hot anger and frustration and annoyance, and that entire spectrum is a lot clearer in the voice channel.
Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.
I think people should be angry at things that are worthy of anger. Injustice is outrageous and deserves outrage.
When our neighbor’s personality possesses harsh qualities, we show our love by not voluntarily provoking those qualities in any way. Past experience shows us what upsets a person, so in their presence we are careful not to do or say those things that cause anger. We are self-effacing.
Green Arrow has gone through so many changes; he’s been right-wing, he’s been left-wing, he’s been rich, he’s been poor, he’s been a social justice guy, then when I got him, he was a rich playboy guy. So it was a lot harder to get into a character that has so many personas in the past, and I just looked at his anger.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
We are already perilously close to killing off the top of the oceanic food chain – with catastrophic consequences that we can’t begin to imagine. Let us not, in the heat of anger, reduce the already devastated population of great white sharks by one more member.
If you feel like there is going to be an emotional reaction that won’t be helpful to resolve the situation, anger or other things, disarm the situation in some way, and you can use different techniques to do that.
Public anger over bank bailouts was as much about fairness as the billions of dollars spent.
If you know anything about the issues in our country, you know we have a lot of deep-rooted anger and anxieties that spark a lot of passion. When you talk about our national anthem or the flag or race relations or the criminal justice system, it brings up a lot of those fears and insecurities.
If people think I’m angry, I don’t want to burst anybody‘s bubble. I like sometimes for people to be afraid of me. But it’s not really anger; it’s discipline.
Anger at the wealth gap is no longer about dukes in horse-drawn carriages; it’s about vast, tax-dodging corporations. This will not be assuaged by seeing the royal family claiming to live like we do. If anything, that will make us angrier.
I control my anger.
People who don’t understand fighting think you need to hate somebody to beat them. But I keep hate and anger out of boxing, because it causes mistakes.
I do have a very strong threshold for anger.
There’s a lot of anger in the Twitter-verse, as I’ve discovered. But there’s a lot of love.
My wife, my daughters, even my grandchildren are funny. You’ve got to keep a sense of humor because anger destroys you.
You don’t have to say something directly to affect someone. You can make a piece of music without words that can capture a feeling of tragedy or struggle or anger or triumph. It’s the translation of the human experience into another form.
I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.
You have to understand the Newark Riots – a lot of people understand that the pain was the initial explosion of anger and alienation, but after that, the response, sending the National Guard troops – a lot of violence was carried out and perpetrated by those who were allegedly coming here to protect residents.
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
The biggest aggravation in the Arab world, the biggest reason for their anger toward us and the creation of those suicide terrorists, is Israel and the difficulty with the Palestinian issue.
I’ve had no problem harnessing anger.
Some people can vent their anger, take a breath, and let it go, but I wasn’t one of them.
The bare recollection of anger kindles anger.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
For me, the interesting thing about anorexia is that you show your wound. There’s no hiding it. So my anger and sense of disappointment, all the stuff I was out of touch with, became this visible rebuke to my parents.
The nice thing about anger is that, as an emotion, it’s strong enough to unplug me from the comedian‘s mind for a minute and just be a frustrated member of the citizenry.
When you feel bad, find a person to talk to and cry with, to tell of your anger and other helpless feelings.
I’m not a screamer. I’m confrontational, but I don’t think that translates into anger.
The idea that the law should punish what is rude; that government should protect our tender sensibilities from those who would – quite often with shallow motivations but sometimes with deeper and more serious complaints – challenge our national certainties and rituals, should alarm and anger us.
I think that all the anger and cynicism comes from suppressing things that we always wanted.
Intelligence is the ability to solve problems, whereas consciousness is the ability to feel things such as pain, joy, love, and anger. Throughout history, intelligence always went hand in hand with consciousness.
I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic.
Men make angry music and it’s called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant.
I feel truth, beauty, love, grief, anger, intimacy & alive in my body… Women in the global south live in their bodies much more than we in the global north. Not as distracted by patriarchy‘s controlling images – They know power is in their bodies. I am deeply grateful for the women who showed me the way home.
Maybe it’s stress or anger or adrenaline or disillusionment or a bullying nature or simple fear of getting killed themselves, but there is a problem if a cop cannot tell the difference between a menacing gangster and the far more common person they encounter whose life is a little frayed and messy.
I’m too mature to be angry.
I feel playful aggression is important for children because they have to deal with all kinds of anger and aggression in their lives.
Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with – don’t go to that level.
I had a lot of anger inside me and that came out at times that were not particularly advantageous to me career-wise.
I am a danger to myself if I get angry.
We try really hard to avoid those conventional experiences, these adrenaline rush, anger, competition, violence. We intentionally avoid that. We try to create a game that’s serene and tranquil and filled with love.
A man can submit today in order to resist tomorrow. My submission had been such. And because I had not been free to show my real feeling, to voice my true thoughts, my submission had bred bitterness and anger. And there were nearly ten million others who had submitted with equal anger and bitterness.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
Balotelli, and a few others, have everything that I would have liked to have. It angers me that he does not use his talent to his full advantage.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
A little anger is a good thing if it isn’t on your own behalf, if it’s for others deserving of your anger, your empathy.
It’s a very difficult thing for people to accept, seeing women act out anger on the screen. We’re more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying.
I have some anger issues.
The best therapists can do with sadness, anger, and anxiety is to help patients live in the more comfortable part of their set range.
Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger.
Democracy isn’t solely about polite conversations in parliaments. It needs to be continually refreshed with raw passions, anger and ideals.
I like people and get along, and I’m afraid to express my anger and my rage.
Hatred is settled anger.
The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there’s plenty of anger left.
Quite a lot of our contemporary culture is actually shot through with a resentment of limits and the passage of time, anger at what we can’t do, fear or even disgust at growing old.
Con men look for human frailty to exploit. This is most often greed. Trump found a different vice: anger. The emotional are always the most susceptible to manipulation.
Sometimes it’s worse to win a fight than to lose.
Every one of us have been disappointed before and have had to go through the grieving process of anger and, you know, disappointment and then acceptance and forgiveness.
We are taught to believe it’s bad to be angry, or at least it’s not good. That’s not the case all throughout the world. People are more open and not embarrassed about it. For instance in Paris, people believe Americans have a really unhealthy relation with anger. They think it’s essential to get angry.
I’ve got rid of a lot of cynicism and anger. I feel positive about my development, and I just want to carry on making music and building myself as a person.
Men are fair, and they have learned not to personalize anger – they can disagree with you and argue to the bone, but afterward they still consider you a nice person with whom the underlying human relationship need not be altered.
When liberals dismiss all Trump supporters as racists, this only fuels their anger.
I think anger of any kind is valuable. It’s all about learning how to channel it. The worst thing we can do is get bored or complacent or worse – suppress our anger and then see it burst forth in unhealthy ways.
A lot of our leadership has become acutely aware of speaking more fairly, of speaking more balanced, of recognizing that hate speech in any form, even if it comes out of emotional anger, is dangerous.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done.
As Christians, we sin with anger because we lack faith in God’s ability to provide for or protect us.
You cannot get ahead while you are getting even.
Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.
Wrestling is an opportunity to go to a show, be a part of it, and feel the emotions from anger to frustration to sadness to pain – everything that music can make you feel.
An angry people cannot create anything that is not imbued with anger.
The great thing about celebrity culture is that they can’t seem to stop themselves from displaying their ridiculous behaviour. I feel it’s my job as a serious investigative journalist to witness all kinds of behaviour and then report back to the audience through the prism of my own anger and bitterness.
I’m motivated by a bottomless well of anger. It’s a joke, but I don’t think I don’t mean it.
There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.
Anger is a good motivator.
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Emotion is a full range of a spectrum, like colours. It’s not just anger. How are you going to get that out with just a guitar and screaming? You need to explore everything else.
I think I deal with my anger toward my relationship or about my relationship or about my friendships or my family – I deal with it on stage in a passive-aggressive way, and that can be very harmful if it gets back to them, which it always does.
I’ve always turned my anger inwards towards self-destruction.
I think the core of fans‘ relationship is one that vacillates schizophrenically and mercurially from reverence to resentment. Fans fetishize the players‘ athletic genius and both deify it and demonize it; witness the way awe turns into anger whenever a player holds out or flips off the offensive coordinator.
I don’t think you can create art out of anger; it has to come out of some form of understanding. You have to feel good about who you are and that you could do something to change things.
Sometimes we equate anger to destructive physical violence, but anger need not be martial.
I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past.
Hizb ut-Tahrir spearheaded the radicalization of the 1990s and cultivated an atmosphere of anger.
Rage is a really fun place to dance from – expressions of anger sublimated into something beautiful are invigorating, especially if you feel like you’re telling the truth.
If you’re an actor, and you’re selfish and not strong, it’s difficult to maintain a good personal life or a solid career, and I was selfish and had a lot of anger that went way back.
I was a confused young girl with so much tragedy. Sometimes when you’re going through stuff, the last person you’re thinking exists is God. I mean, it was my confusion, the anger that was in my heart, all that drama. But thank God I know God now, okay?
We have to take our anger and rage and channel it into building, growing, loving, holding each other up.
Get mad, then get over it.
My songs have always been frustrating themes, relationships that I’ve had. And now that I’m in love, I expect it to be really happy, or at least there won’t be half as much anger as there was.
When you create Hope in people, you create expectations. When you do not fulfill those expectations, when the change becomes more of the same old, same old, the Hope that was created can only turn to anger, frustration and bitter disappointment.
Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue… and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.
Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
You answer anger with love. You answer anger with selflessness. The answer to anger is always the opposite thing of anger.
Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I’d abused.
I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain‘s greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive – and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger – or my own reputation.
I have sadness in me. I have anger in me. I have heartbreak in me.
I built up so much hatred for my parents, like so much anger for the life they had given me.
The world in general doesn’t know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.
As much time and effort, emotion, anger, love, joy that you put into another human being, you’re not guaranteed to receive that back. And that’s OK. That’s alright.
If I fail to remove Marcos and vindicate the people’s verdict by peaceful, nonviolent action, my methods will be discredited. And if anger persists, I will be marginalized, and others will take over leadership of the movement.
It’s true – my mother kicked me out the house at 14. I had to go live with my sister. I had some problems. I was very rebellious as a kid. I don’t even know why or where it came from, but I had a lot of anger. Me and my mom clashed a lot because she didn’t tolerate that, as she shouldn’t from a 14-year-old.
Since the day I was born, wrestling has sustained me and my family. It’s the way my father fed me; it’s the way I feed my kids. More importantly, wrestling is my greatest release. It’s been such a blessing for me. I can step into the ring and let it all go – all my anger, all my frustration, all my pain.
I woke up one day, and for some reason all the hate and anger was gone.
I’m an imperfect person. I’ve let anger, jealousy, all the emotions, get the best of me. If I go into books, word by word, little by little, they help re-center and re-ground me and put me on the right path. Life is a journey. I’m very focused on the things I do and have learned not to be pressured.
Now I’ve come to a place where I believe that anger doesn’t really make me a better actor.
But one of the hardest things for me to do was to access anger. I could do it on stage. But when I did it on film it was hard for me. That probably has to do with the intimacy of film. And my own personal issues with expressing anger. So I had to learn how to do that.
To me, it’s OK to have differences. But we don’t have to be mad about it. You know? And I think that’s where sometimes we get so passionate that we – you know, it turns into anger.
Anger can be a useful emotion; it’s built into our genetic code to help with self preservation. But it can also be destructive, even when it is justified.
When the mid-’70s came around, it looked like, ‘Oh-oh, here come the punks.’ But if you look closely at The Who and The Kinks, the anger and the frustration is there… There is, within me, just the same social discontent as I go through my career. But to be typecast as a singer of peace and love is fine.
Sometimes you just need to raise your voice. And sometimes a little anger is necessary, to be honest.
Yogis have human emotions, but the thing is not to let anger and doubt become an obsession.
When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry.
These movements aren’t about anger. We’re not angrily saying ‘Black Lives Matter.’ We’re declaring it. It’s a declaration. We want to be seen as robust, full human beings that have anger and have joy. We want to be able to just freely have that joy. Like everybody else does.
Anger can be a problem, but it has tremendous potential, too. It’s just figuring out what to do with it.
I don’t think any of us could predict Trump. Trump is the stuff of nightmares. But in talking to people, I knew there was a tremendous level of disaffection and anger and sorrow. I know people felt misrepresented and voiceless.
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
In truth, the ‘populist anger’ fueling Trump’s coalition is fundamentally different from Sanders’ ‘progressive populism.’ The superficial similarities between the two end when they talk about solutions.
For me, the association with rock is one of force and anger and aggression. And definitely, in the past, I’ve made songs that attack like that. But what I usually try to appeal to is peoples’ everyday feelings, the things that they’re going through as they deal with the system on a one-to-one level.
It isn’t enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, ‘How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?’
We’re taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they’re of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration.
The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.
Words, especially when yelled in anger, can be very damaging to a child’s self-confidence. The child probably already feels bad enough just from seeing the consequences of his or her behavior. Our sons and daughters don’t need more guilt and self-doubt heaped upon their already wounded egos.
So I’m not worried about the emotions I carry with me, because I’m happy that I have them; I think it’s good for the work I do. The emotions that are not healthy are the ones you hold inside, like anger.
Human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
I’m fascinated by rap and by hip-hop. I think there’s a lot of poetry in it. There’s a lot of anger, a lot of social energy in it. And I think you’d better listen to it pretty carefully, ’cause it’s important.
When you’re in the public eye, we all feel like we’re constantly observed, so we don’t let things out. Anger, sadness, happiness – when does that come out? Maybe when you’re in traffic, because you’re in the safety of your little metallic bubble.
I feel like we sometimes let our emotions and anger get in the way.
The aggressiveness of it attracted me to hip-hop because I was angry inside. I was an angry kid because of the sickle cell. So I liked the anger in hip-hop. That’s what attracted me to it; that’s what made me want to do it. It helped me get my aggression out.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
I didn’t want to be looked at as a below-the-poverty-line kid. But now I think, that trailer is where I got the ambition. The anger. If we had a better life, I wouldn’t be here. That trailer made me.
I was being very bad because I didn’t know how to express myself. Music gave me an outlet to express myself and channel that anger.
At times, our collective anger seems a worthwhile thing – it has a weight and shape and force we couldn’t achieve as individuals – but at other times, I can’t help wondering how much it really accomplishes, if in some ways it might even impede us in our attempts to be more thoughtful, ‘enlightened‘ human beings.
A theme that has always interested me is how women express anger, how women express violence. That is very much part of who women are, and it’s so unaddressed. A vast amount of literature deals with cycles of violence about men, antiheroes. Women lack that vocabulary.
Each person’s drive to overwork is unique, and doing too much numbs every workaholic‘s emotions differently. Sometimes overwork numbs depression, sometimes anger, sometimes envy, sometimes sexuality. Or the overworker runs herself ragged in a race for attention.
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.
Remember, if you want to love your life and live it to the fullest, don’t let the sun go down on your anger. If you don’t have a solution to the issue, agree to disagree and focus on the importance of the relationship.
Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
Eventually, I moved from a place of anger toward the Jews of Israel toward a place of embrace.
Books are in no hurry. An act of creation is in no hurry; it reads us, it privileges us infinitely. The notion that it is the occasion for our cleverness fills me with baffled bitterness and anger.
Fear usually looks like anger.
I was forced, more or less, to go to anger management. I was either going to make myself and everyone around me miserable, or I was going to realize that there’s more than one person on this Earth. It definitely has made me a better person.
People are fed up with the way things are. There is a lot of bitterness out there, a lot of anger about a lack of jobs and concerns for the next generation.
The character of Robin Hood stands for the deep anger of the dispossessed against the ruling classes.
Men with anger do not know how to deal with unreasonable, pushy people, particularly women.
I share the anger, but, ultimately, to govern this country, it takes more than anger. It takes experience. It takes positions that reflect the best values of the American people.
The American people are smart. They’ve gotten sick of the predictable hyperpartisan talking points and canned anger.
I had a lot of anger because I wasn’t happy with the way I had been raised.
My biggest influence is rap. It spoke to me, probably because of my upbringing in Christiania. You listen to ‘The Chronic‘ and you can hear that anger and frustration.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Often, we feel helpless in lots of situations in our lives. The way anger gets a grip on us is it seems to be a way to extricate ourselves from helplessness.
I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it’s easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience.
I was filled with hate and anger. But during my trial, something decisive happened: Amnesty International adopted me as a prisoner of conscience, and it was an unbelievable feeling to know that there is someone fighting for you on the outside. Amnesty’s ‘soft‘ approach made me seriously consider alternatives to revenge.
There’s nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
Dying peacefully means to avoid any immediate cause for anger, fear, or strong desire.
I’m not someone who feels anger on particular issues.
You know how big love is? Love is big. love can hold anger; love can even hold hatred.
The Anger Management Tour was another beautiful thing. I loved that tour.
I usually get all my stress and anger out at the gym. But when I get out, I’m kind of a pleasant person – really.
I think photographers are too polite. There is not enough anger in photography; it’s pretty much trivialized.
I have a very high frequency of anger, and a very high frequency of sadness.
President Obama and members of his administration constantly express rage and anger over events totally within their control. It’s an odd and unsettling fact of American life that so many Americans seem to think that such expressions of frustration should substitute for actual competence.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
One should not lose one’s temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
I don’t like greed, I don’t like ignorance. I really don’t like anger. But I love love.
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
I’ve been in government and politics my entire career, and while I try to keep a level head and a reasonable tone in my commentary, even I can lose my head sometimes and let anger bubble over and burst out. It feels gross, looks ugly, and leaves a lasting mark.
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves – at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others – at what they did or did not do.
On stage, I find anger at the unfairness of the world easily.
How do you redefine love when your idea of love is something that’s so violent? When your idea of passion is anger, how do you fix that?
It’s not necessarily bad that you have angst or you have anger – it’s what you do with it, how you interpret it into something profoundly moving.
Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.
My anger is constructive.
Caregiving requires the intention of love, caretaking requires the intention of fear. Not acting in anger when you are angry requires the intention of love.
Sometimes, I have played something that psychologically sticks with me, that’s opposite of where I am. I guess I have a lot of anger in me.
All improv turns into anger. All comedy improv basically turns into anger, because that’s all people know how to do when they’re improvising. If you notice shows that are improvising are generally people yelling at each other.
Back in those early days when I began my apprenticeship as a poet, I also tried to voice our anger, spirit of defiance and resistance in a Jamaican poetic idiom.
Violence was very much a part of my mother’s upbringing – a little less so with my father’s, but my father was an angry man when he was young. He was angry and frustrated and had no idea how to channel anger.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
If you’re going to make a film about rage in 2018, 2017… If you’re going to make a film about revenge and anger, I feel like that has to be a film about women. I don’t really want to watch a film about angry men. I’ve seen way too many of those.
I dislike anger so much, I even find it difficult watching ‘EastEnders.’
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
I think anger and laughter are very close to each other, when you think about it.
In the heat of our campaigns, we have all become accustomed to a little anger and exaggeration. Yet, on the whole, our political process has served us well.
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.
Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work.
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.
I don’t know if you realize this, but anger is anger. It has no mind. It has no rationality. It’s mad, and it just wants to destroy.
Violent anger makes me physically ill.
All through life I’ve harbored anger rather than expressed it at the moment.
One effect of an individualistic culture that’s poor at instilling mutual respect is that people jump more quickly to anger or violence.
I grew up looking at my father as to how to behave. In watching him I grasped so many things. His own temperament was of a calm person. He was very composed and I never saw anger in him. To me, that was fascinating.
My body is damaged from music in two ways. I have a red irritation in my stomach. It’s psychosomatic, caused by all the anger and the screaming. I have scoliosis, where the curvature of your spine is bent, and the weight of my guitar has made it worse. I’m always in pain, and that adds to the anger in our music.
I have a right to my anger, and I don’t want anybody telling me I shouldn’t be, that it’s not nice to be, and that something’s wrong with me because I get angry.
We do have our challenges. Some things don’t always work right in Washington, and the anger you see from the electorate, I think, is a reflection of what’s not working right.
I think there is a big difference between expressing the pain and anger that many African Americans and other people of color may feel versus language that I think now crosses the line and goes into hate.
There’s definitely an intense anger that I have inside, and I don’t know where it came from. I’ve had it all my life. My mom was always like, ‘You’re going to end up in jail with that temper!’
Ours is a country where anything can be accomplished if enough people get angry… because, in America, we act on our collective anger.
When one is young, aspiring to play for the country, doing well, any hindrance, like injury or being out of form, can be frustrating and a cause of annoyance or even anger. But once you have a close encounter with death, you realise the real value of life.
I can hold on to that, that bitterness and that anger. It won’t get me anywhere.
At the time, 1980, people regarded actresses involved with production with a certain amount of fear, resentment and anger.
My creativeness stems from my love of music. Music is pure emotion. Music is the infinity sign. Music is self-expression in its purest form – it’s how I express my anger, my self-doubt, my love. I think my music is very vulnerable and very expressive, very transparent.
The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.
When I am angry I can pray well and preach well.
Pundits talk about ‘populist rage’ as a way to trivialize the anger and fear coursing through the middle class.
Forgiveness gives you a chance to be fulfilled rather than be eaten up with anger.
With social media, there is a fashion that we speak louder than we think. It has just become a platform where people just judge and spread anger and hate.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
There have been times I’ve said a few things in anger when we’ve lost. But it’s just how I’m programmed. I want to win.
There’s a difference between an outburst of spontaneous anger, which doesn’t have a political objective, and a more measured response that we saw in the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.
I’m free from holding personal anger because I can express what I want through my music.
He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor.
I think that Scottish people, like Canadians, are often misunderstood and what I like about my Scottish friends and relatives is how quickly it can go from love to anger. It’s a great dynamic.
I spent 43 years of my life in anger and I know what it can do… Now I pray a lot. I do whatever I need to do to keep me out of that anger, out of that place where I can’t grow and be better.
One of the greatest lessons of my own life was learning to turn the inner rampage of hatred and anger toward my own father for his reprehensible behavior and abandonment of his family into an inner reaction more closely aligned with God and God-realized love.
The most powerful force in American politics is not anger, it’s nostalgia.
A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
When I grew up, in the time of ‘Look Back in Anger,’ the theatre was very exciting, a place where you felt that social comment could lead to social change.
I think my passion is misinterpreted as anger sometimes. And I don’t think people are ready for the message that I’m delivering, and delivering with a sense of violent love.
Most actors come from the streets, and their rise to fame is guided by a natural anger. It was harder to find that rage coming from a gentle background.
They say depression is just anger turned inward. Sometimes I turn it outwards, sometimes I turn it inward, but I know it’s about self-worth.
A lot of people think they should be happy all the time. But the writer understands you need both. You need the whole piano: the richness of the whole human experience. Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.
I’m very much inspired by things that anger me. If I see bigotry, stupidity, or injustice on the news, I’m inspired to find a way to make it into something comedic and relatable. Anger inspires me. Stupidity inspires me. My family inspires me. My accountant inspires me. Everything and anything, really.
You see all the movies where people say, ‘Don’t fight out of anger’? They say that for a reason.
Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance.
As long as anger, paranoia and misinformation drive our political debate, there are unhinged souls among us who will feel justified in turning to violent remedies for imagined threats.
I don’t know if I’m ready to know what triggers my anger. I just feel like I figured out on my own how to stay calm, how to enjoy life, how to be happy.
Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love.
When someone says that I’m angry it’s actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships, which is part of why I’d write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman.
If you’re with a close friend, your anger may raise his blood pressure as well as your own, whereas loving feelings may lower blood pressure in both of you.
When you stand up in the morning, you look in the mirror and say, ‘I’m black.’ No. You wake up and you see yourself as a human being in the world, but you raise discussion and raise aggression, the anger that you confront every day of your life, whether you want to or not.
Some emotions are essential to law and to public principles of justice: anger at wrongdoing, fear for our safety, compassion for the pain of others, all these are good reasons to make laws that protect people in their rights.
I hate to see the way journalism is devalued: We have to feed the machine; we have to feed the Trump outrage machine, to feed the anger against Trump, to feed the New York liberal anger.
Literature is always about bygone times. It’s always looking back in time with a certain perspective. I look at bygone life which no longer exists, and as I said, I look at it without nostalgia but without anger, either. I look at it with criticism and with compassion. I look at it with curiosity.
We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
I could see jealousy coming up, I could see anger, I could see frustration. I could see people’s agendas. I could see my kids going wild – because we never had any money, and suddenly, we had money.
Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
And I think there’s something about conservatives frankly – and the Left, when it comes to their channels of persuasion, are unpersuasive. They are, most of them are hate-filled, obscenity-clogged rants of anger and hatred.
When it comes to filmmaking, we have to deal with ego, anger, and a lot more; barring all these, how the team works towards the outcome matters.
I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don’t think that’s only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.
I’ve never felt that anger is a very powerful emotion.
I want roles without anger and feistiness. I want to show weakness and sadness, some love, some happiness.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
I don’t display emotions. I have every feeling that everyone else has, but I’ve developed ways to suppress them. Anger is one of my most comfortable feelings.
Every progressive movement has been built on the anger, needs, and aspirations of the emerging major class.
A certain amount of anger doesn’t make us less empathetic, less humane, less loving. It just makes us real.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
People are always angry at America. They’re absolutely certain that America either caused their problems or is deliberately not fixing their problems. But the anger is always directed at America and never at Americans.
We are looking for happiness and running after it in such a way that creates anger, fear and discrimination. So when you attend a retreat, you have a chance to look at the deep roots of this pollution of the collective energy that is unwholesome.
I went to a girls’ school, and it was awful. The combination of my teenage anger and their jealousy meant I was always getting into fights. There was a lot of pulling of hair and scratching of faces and rolling around on the floor.
Anger elicits anger, fear elicits fear, no matter how well meaning we may be.
Protest and anger practically always derives from hope, and the shouting out against injustice is always in the hope of those injustices being somewhat corrected and a little more justice established.
I have to say that anger is the blanket that comes around me, and that blunts and blurs my sense of proportion.
A lot of people are upset when you work out your anger issues, but there’s a big industry for music which is furious and angry because, in my opinion, the world is looking for a justification to feel the same way.
Before I came out, I had a lot of anger. For years people would ask, ‘How are you doing?’ and I’d say, ‘Good, fine.’ It’s show business, and that’s what you have to show.
On banks, I make no apology for attacking spivs and gamblers who did more harm to the British economy than Bob Crow could achieve in his wildest Trotskyite fantasies, while paying themselves outrageous bonuses underwritten by the taxpayer. There is much public anger about banks and it is well deserved.
Extremism thrives amid ignorance and anger, intimidation and cowardice.
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.
Contrary to what some believe, taking all reasonable and feasible precautions to protect civilians – and mitigating the resulting anger when we harm them – does not need to impede military operations.
I personally do not believe in politics, hatred, or anger in my musical composition.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
It’s still unacceptable for women to have negative emotions, especially anger, and I was trying to write against that.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
Golf courses are beautiful, it’s good for the soul and it gets out the anger… well, if you don’t care about the score then you won’t have a heart attack.
It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss.
I don’t have the feeling of being motivated by anger, revenge or frustration.
Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.
I’ve seen my mother struggling, everything that she did to raise me and my brothers and my sisters, and I know the anger that she went through.
I am just sorry my own mother had to live under that regime for most of her life. I was lucky. I got out and, 14 years later, Czechoslovakia became a free country. So I feel anger, even fury, at this bloody system that ruined so many people‘s lives for no reason whatsoever.
You’ve just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn’t help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it’s easy to say and harder to do.
Being alone with fear can rapidly turn into panic. Being alone with frustration can rapidly turn into anger. Being alone with disappointment can rapid turn into discouragement and, even worse, despair.
Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.
There’s no anger ever in a spiritual. There’s always the dream of a hope of a better day coming. That God understands the troubles that I’m experiencing.