"The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time."
"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."James Whitcomb Riley 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."James Whitcomb Riley 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."James Whitcomb Riley on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."James Whitcomb Riley on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."James Whitcomb Riley on Maya Angelou
"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."
"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."