"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"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."George Eliot 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."George Eliot 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."George Eliot on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."George Eliot on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."George Eliot on Maya Angelou
"You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know."
"The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best."
"There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows."
"I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best."
"The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world."