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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.
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, that is not easy.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
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.
He that strives not to stem his anger’s tide, does a wild horse without a bridle ride.
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
-GEORGE JEAN NATHAN
Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes angry.
Whining is anger through a small opening.
Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back — in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.
We boil at different degrees.
-RALPH WALDO EMERSON
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. I sense much fear in you.
He who angers you conquers you.
When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.
An eye for an eye would make the whole world blind.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
He who fears death dies every time he thinks of it.
Fear not death, for the sooner we die the longer we shall be immortal.
For what is it to die, but to stand in the sun and melt into the wind? And when the Earth has claimed our limbs, then we shall truly dance.
Death is the most beautiful adventure in life.
If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend.
-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS
The idea of death, the fear of it, haunts the human animal like nothing else; it is a mainspring of human activity – designed largely to avoid the fatality of death, to overcome it by denying in some way that it is the final destiny of man.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call to make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.
Each departed friend is a magnet that attracts us
to the next world.
-JEAN PAUL RICHTER
I am ready to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
A man is not completely born until he is dead.
Is death the last sleep?
No–it is the last and final awakening.
-SIR WALTER SCOTT
Death is a very dull, dreary affair,
and my advice to you is
to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
-W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
A single death is a tragedy;
a million deaths is a statistic.
I’ve come to look upon death the same way
I look upon root-canal work.
Everyone else seems to get through it all right,
so it couldn’t be too difficult for me.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world
remains and is immortal.
Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was,
“Did you bring joy?”
The second was,
“Did you find joy?”
Do not seek death.
Death will find you.
But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.
I said to Life, I would hear Death speak.
And Life raised her voice a little higher and said,
you hear him now.
Desire is half of life,
indifference is half of death.
It’s a blessing to die for a cause,
because you can so easily die for nothing.
If man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
-MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
You can’t learn to die as though it were a skill. People die in the way they have lived. Death becomes the expression of everything you are, and you can bring to it only what you have brought to your life.
I am become Death, shatterer of worlds.
-J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I only remember two kisses – the first and the last. The first, with my love and the last, with death. The first brought happiness and the last relief!
A man’s dying is more the survivors’ affair than his own.
It is impossible to experience one’s death objectively and still carry a happy tune.
Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.
Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Death is simply a shedding of the physical body, like the butterfly coming out of a cocoon. It is a transition into a higher state of consciousness, where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, to be able to grow, and the only thing you lose is something you don’t need anymore . . . your physical body. It’s like putting away your winter coat when spring comes.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
-ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Death is the supreme festival on the road to freedom.
For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come!