50+ Best Rage Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Rage is a period of extreme or violent anger. Inspirational rage quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Rage Quotes

Anger is like a flame blazing up and consuming our self-control, making us think, say, and do things that we will probably regret later. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Hatred is blind, rage carries you away, and he who pours out vengeance runs the risk of tasting a bitter draught. – Alexandre Dumas

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

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’Armour

Rage is caused by a conviction, almost comic in its optimistic origins, however tragic in its effects, that a given frustration has not been written into the contract of life. – Alain De Botton

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

Modesty never rages, never murmurs, never pouts; when it is ill-treated, it pines, it beseeches, it languishes. – Richard Steele

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

All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage. – William Blake

Beware of the fury of the patient man. – John Dryden

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

Angry men have little to live for when their rage becomes ineffective. – Miguel Syjuco

Rage keeps the person who feels it company. It moves into the hollows left by grief and loss, and turns inside you like a dark furred animal that grows and fills you; it kills off loneliness and takes its place. – Paula Sharp

Rage can only with difficulty, and never entirely, be brought under the domination of the intelligence, and therefore is not susceptible to any arguments whatsoever. – James A Baldwin

Rage is fine as long as it doesn’t deteriorate into bitterness. – Cornel West

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

Abused patience turns to fury. – Thomas Fuller

Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed. – Desiderius Erasmus

There’s a sort of rage a man feels when he’s been deceived where he most trusted. It compares to no other anger. – Orson Scott Card

When one is transported by rage, it is best to observe attentively the effects on those who deliver themselves over to the same passion. – Plutarch

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

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

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

The act of civil disobedience is the act of taking our anger and turning it into sacred rage. It is a personal and collective gesture of resistance and insistance. – Terry Tempest Williams

Rage is a sign of nothing but immaturity. The power of any faith comes not from its coercion of critics and dissenters. It comes from the moral integrity and the intellectual strength of its believers. – Mustafa Akyol

Rage was sometimes a useful ally in the heat of a fight, but it was a trickster. It made everything seem possible. – Jonathan Maberry

To abandon yourself to rage is often to bring upon yourself the fault of another. – Pope Agapet

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

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. – Robert G. Ingersoll

A soft answer breaks the rage, a tough answer encourage the fury. – Solomon

Anger is a noble infirmity, the generous failing of the just, the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

Hate and anger and disappointment and rage can be channeled in music into the most positive place. – Brody Dalle

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

Rage is the opposite of thought, whoever has put you in this frame of mind has more control over you right now, than you have over yourself. If he is your opponent and you will face him today, you will be defeated. – Sister Souljah

Anger is not the opposite of love, for the opposite of love is indifference. To be angry is to care tremendously. It is a signal that your caring extends beyond polite conversation, and that you are willing to risk a confrontation to share how you feel. – Doris Moreland Jones

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

Rage only works if it is justified. That’s the trick with rage. You gotta have a reason to be mad. – Sam Kinison

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. – Buddha

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

He who angers you conquers you. – Elizabeth Kenny

Rage is a powerful energy that with diligent practice can be transformed into fierce compassion. However much we disagree with our enemies, our task is to identify with them. They too feel justified in their point of view. – Gautama Buddha

Rage made you the creature of those who enraged you, it gave them too much power. Rage killed the mind, and now more than ever the mind needed to live, to find a way of rising above the mindlessness. – Salman Rushdie

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

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

Rage cannot be hidden, it can only be dissembled. This dissembling deludes the thoughtless, and strengthens rage and adds, to rage, contempt. – James A. Baldwin

Anger is a violent emotion, vindictive, and as dangerous to he who is driven by it as to anyone on whom it is turned. – Dean Koontz

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. – Cherie Carter-Scott

Rage is for little wrongs; despair is dumb. – Hannah More

Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless. – Lauren Oliver

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