Peter Sheil (petersheil) wrote,
Peter Sheil

Quotes of The Day

Plus a couple of "bonus" quotes from J R R Tolkien

I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry.
Maxine Waters, in Brian Lanker, I Dream a World, 1989
I hope the person I think should read this does -
It's OK to get angry some times.

To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage or of principle.
Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC)

Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Sidney J. Harris

It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.
J. R. R. Tolkien

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