|Main : AngerAnger (by: Arthur Gordon)|
At a turbulent public meeting once I lost my temper and said some harsh and sarcastic things.
Death of a Hero (by: Marvin O. Ashton)
The accompanying illustration tells a story my mother told me as a youngster. Don't be hasty. Weigh things carefully before you strike. When your blood pressure gets up, count ten.
Easy Does It! (by: Neil Eskelin)
For years, psychology gurus have recommended blowing off steam when you're angry -- as long as no one is harmed. We've been told that hitting a punching bag or throwing our fist into a pillow will help alleviate the tension.
Falling Trees (by: Robert Fulghum)
In the Solomon Islands in the south Pacific some villagers practice a unique form of logging. If a tree is too large to be felled with an ax, the natives cut it down by yelling at it.
Fence, The (by: Author Unknown)
There was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, to hammer a nail in the back fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence.
Genghis Khan and His Hawk (by: James Baldwin)
One morning Genghis Khan, the great king and warrior, rode out into the woods to have a day's sport. Many of his friends were with him. They rode out gayly, carrying their bows and arrows. Behind them came the servants with the hounds.
Harsh Word, A (by: Rev. A. Purnell Bailey)
A woman bought eggs and butter from a farmer who had a fine reputation not only for the quality of his products, but also for his promptness of delivery. Then one day, when she was expecting guests, he failed to come.
When Will My Fingers Grow Back? (by: Author Unknown)
A man came out of his home to admire his new truck. To his puzzlement, his three-year-old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny paint.
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