59+ Best Rage Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Rage Quotes

No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage. Plutarch

I scream. I see a bed. I grab the end of the bed and I lift it and I flip it and the mattress goes and I grab the simple metal frame and I lift it and I throw it down with everything everything everything and it snaps but it’s not enough so I stomp it stomp it stomp it and it snaps again again again and there are only broken bars and bolts and screws and I’m screaming and it feels good and I’m just getting started.

Beware of the fury of the patient man. John Dryden

I breathe and I shake and I can feel it coming and rage and need and confusion regret horror shame and hatred fuse into a perfect Fury a great and beautiful and terrible and perfect Fury the Fury and I can’t stop the Fury or control the Fury I can only let the Fury come come come come come.

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Mark Twain

Daddy once told me there’s a rage passed down to every black man from his ancestors, born the moment they couldn’t stop the slave masters from hurting their families. Daddy also said there’s nothing more dangerous than when that rage is activated.

The rage of the oppressed is never the same as the rage of the privileged. Bell Hooks

She stood up and took the book from him, and as he smiled over her shoulder at some other kids, she threw it away and kicked him as hard as she could  on the way down, he was punched in the ear. When he landed, he was set upon. When he was set upon, he was slapped and clawed and obliterated by a girl who was utterly consumed with rage.

Abused patience turns to fury. Thomas Fuller

I often don’t say this out loud, even when I should. I contain and compartmentalize to a disturbing degree: In my belly basement are hundreds of bottles of rage, despair, fear, but you’d never guess from looking at me.

The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, Is that which rages in the place of dearest love. Euripides , Anger rage quotes

My dad was a man of infinite varieties of bitterness, rage, distaste. In my lifelong struggle to avoid becoming him, I’d developed an inability to demonstrate much negative emotion at all It was a constant problem: too much control or no control at all.

Let the enemy rage at the gate; let him knock, pound, scream, howl; let him do his worst. We know for certain that he cannot enter our soul except by the door of our consent. Saint Francis de Sales

Maybe it’s because Jesse isn’t all that different from me, choosing fire as his medium, needing to know that he could command at least one uncontrollable thing.

He who angers you conquers you. Elizabeth Kenny

I give up on rage, which at this point has become a formality, and make a mental note to get angry again in the morning. Then I let myself drift, because there’s really no fighting it.

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. Maya Angelou

I sensed vaguely that she was going to pay dearly for it all

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce

When I find myself filling with rage over the loss of a beloved, I try as soon as possible to remember that my concerns and questions should be focused on what I learned or what I have yet to learn from my departed love. What legacy was left which can help me in the art of living a good life?

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. Marcus Aurelius

People come here to prosper. You have nothing here. What have you accomplished?

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before  it takes something from him. Louis L’Amour

My inner world seems largely to consist of three rotating emotions: embarrassment, rage, and tension. Sometimes I feel excited, but I think that’s just positive tension.

Rage is by no means an automatic reaction to misery and suffering as such; no one reacts with rage to an incurable disease or to an earthquake or, for that matter, to social conditions that seem to be unchangeable. Only where there is reason to suspect that conditions could be changed and are not does rage arise. Hannah Arendt

The greatest miracle is to be alive. We can put an end to our suffering just by realizing that our suffering is not worth suffering for! How many people kill themselves because of rage or despair? In that moment, they do not see the vast happiness that is available.

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. Will Rogers

Her stillness defeated his storm.

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin

Picked in a rage, her salads contained increasingly strange ingredients: nettles and geraniums, gum wrappers blown off the street, clothes pegs fallen off the washing line.

When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear. Mark Twain

That was the secret of a happy marriage: step away from the rage.

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Frederick Douglass

It was hard to beg humbly from a witch; and when she answered, No, dear, I’m not going out this afternoon,’ harder still to conceal hot tears of rage rage and disappointment.

Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it way a while and let it waste. William Shakespeare

Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath. Thich Nhat Hanh

Do not go gently into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? Sydney J. Harris

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce

He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. Thomas Paine

Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain. Dalai Lama

Get mad, then get over it. Colin Powell

If we wish to express anger fully, the first step is to divorce the other person from any responsibility for our anger. Marshall Rosenberg

I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil. My God created laws that take care of that. His universe is not ruled by wishful thinking, but by immutable laws. Albert Einstein

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. Aristotle

While seeking revenge, dig two graves  one for yourself. Douglas Horton

Angry people are not always wise. Jane Austen

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. Fred Allen

There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot. Plato

He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures. Friedrich Nietzsche

Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind. Evan Esar

The abandoned infant’s cry is rage, not fear. Robert Anton Wilson

If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return. Deepak Chopra

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. Benjamin Franklin

He who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and he who takes offense when offense is intended is a greater fool. Brigham Young

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Mark Twain

Human beings never think for themselves. For the most part, members of our species simply repeat what they are told and become upset if they are exposed to any different view. The characteristic human trait is not awareness but conformity. We are stubborn, self destructive conformists. Any other view of our species is just a self-congratulatory delusion. Michael Crichton