"That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson."
"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned."Clare Short on Buddha
"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."Clare Short on Aristotle
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."Clare Short on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."Clare Short on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."Clare Short on Maya Angelou
"And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that."
"I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear - Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn't promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal."
"So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal."
"Most of us women like men, you know it's just that we find them a constant disappointment."
"People have accused me of being in favor of globalization. This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favor of the sun rising in the morning."