Wrath Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wrath quotes, wrath sayings, and wrath proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

God's wrath is his righteousness reacting against unrighteousness.     

J.I. Packer

The break would never come as long as fear could turn to wrath.     

Thomas Carlyle

Take heed of the wrath of a mighty man, and the tumult of the people.     

George Herbert

Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance.     


Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.     

William R. Alger

The wrath of God is a way of saying that I have been living in a way that is contrary to the love that is God. Anyone who begins to live and grow away from God, who lives away from what is good, is turning his life toward wrath.     

Pope Benedict XVI

To seek to extinguish anger utterly is but a bravery of the Stoics. We have better oracles: 'Be angry, but sin not.' 'Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.'     

Francis Bacon

Wrath brings mortal men their gravest hurt.     


Hastiness is the beginning of wrath, and its end repentance.     


I may never let go of my wrath, my anger, but I will always have the last laugh.     

Corey Taylor

The wrath of God pales beside that of man.     

Félix José Palma

Hate is the wrath of the weak.     

Alphonse Daudet

Beware the wrath of a patient adversary.     

John C. Calhoun

The wrath that on conviction subsides into mildness, is the wrath of a generous mind.     

Johann Kaspar Lavater

We must use the wrath of nature as our teacher.     

Bhumibol Adulyadej

Tis said that wrath is the last thing in a man to grow old.     


The wrath of God lies sleeping. It was hid a million years before men were and only men have the power to wake it.     

Cormac Mccarthy

You must have anger, as rightful wrath is what makes you create your own ethical standards.     

Kamal Haasan

A background of wrath, which can be stirred up to the murderous infernal pitch, does lie in every man.     

Thomas Carlyle

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.     

Proverbs 15:1

Hasty wrath and heedless hazardy do breed repentance late and lasting infamy.     

Edmund Spenser

was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.     

William Blake

The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God.     

William Blake

Beyond this place of wrath and tears looms but the horror of the shade.     

William Ernest Henley

He who conquers his wrath overcomes his greatest enemy.     

Publilius Syrus

We deserve punishment and get forgiveness; we deserve God's wrath and get God's love.     

Phillip Yancey

That day of wrath, that dreadful day. When heaven and earth shall pass away.     

Walter Scott

A people's wrath voiced abroad bringeth grave Danger, no less than public curse pronounced.     


Never on me let such wrath lay hold, as the wrath you cherish, you whose valor causes harm!     

A.T. Murray