"Bosnia is under my skin. It's the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years."
"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."Paddy Ashdown 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."Paddy Ashdown 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."Paddy Ashdown on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."Paddy Ashdown on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."Paddy Ashdown on Maya Angelou
"The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions, we have not created a civil society."