Proverbs on Anger

Proverbs 14:17

Those who are short-tempered do foolish things, and schemers are hated.

Proverbs 14:29

Those who control their anger have great understanding; those with a hasty temper will make mistakes.

Proverbs 15:18

A hothead starts fights; a cool-tempered person tries to stop him.

Proverbs 16:32

It is better to be patient than powerful; it is better to have self-control than to conquer a city.

Proverbs 19:19

Short-tempered people must pay their own penalty. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again.

 Proverbs 22:24-25

Keep away from angry, short-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul.

Proverbs 29:11

A fool gives full vent to anger, but a wise person quietly holds it back.

Proverbs 29:22

A hot-tempered person starts fights and gets into all kinds of sin.

Proverbs 30:33

 As beating of cream yields butter and a blow to the nose causes bleeding, so anger causes quarrels.