"Imagine a thousand more such daily intrusions in your life, every hour and minute of every day, and you can grasp the source of this paranoia, this anger that could consume me at any moment if I lost control."
"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."Jack Henry Abbott 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."Jack Henry Abbott 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."Jack Henry Abbott on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."Jack Henry Abbott on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."Jack Henry Abbott on Maya Angelou
"One morning I woke up and was plunged into psychological shock. I had forgotten I was free."
"The other inmates stand in a long straight line, flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them. I do not respect them, because they will not run - will not try to escape."