12 Reasons to Avoid Anger

When passion is on the throne, reason is out the doors. ~ Matthew Henry


  1. In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds search your hearts and be silent. ~ Psalm 4:4
  2. Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret - it leads only to evil. ~ Psalm 37:8
  3. Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you. ~ Proverbs 2:11
  4. He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. ~ Proverbs 13:3
  5. Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. ~ Proverbs 16:32
  6. A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty. ~ Proverbs 19:9a
  7. Every fool is quick to quarrel. ~ Proverbs 20:3b
  8. Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with someone easily angered. ~ Proverbs 22:24
  9. Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control. ~ Proverbs 25:28
  10. Mockers stir up a city, but a wise man turns away anger. ~ Proverbs 29:8
  11. Patience is better than pride. Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools. ~ Ecclesiastes 7:8-9
  12. Calmness can lay great errors to rest. ~ Ecclesiastes 10:4

Anger is controlling another without controlling yourself. ~ Michael Cartwright

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