In the past, I used to rage over petty things. Yet, once the flame of anger subsides, I realize the foolishness of being embroiled over inconsequential things. For I know now, after reading the verse on Inconsequential Things, that life is a precious gift, not to be wasted by arguments and petty conflicts.
When you are overcome by anger, perhaps you too, should consider the following verse from the Roots of Wisdom?
Within the light of the flint’s spark
Yet how much time can there be?
Above the horns of the tiny snail