"It is no use to grumble and complain It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, rain's my choice."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."James Whitcomb Riley on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."James Whitcomb Riley on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."James Whitcomb Riley on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."James Whitcomb Riley on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."James Whitcomb Riley on Lawrence Welk
"The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time."
"When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago - since that time he has been toiling, working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery."
"When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck."