“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.”  —  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce, THE DEVIL’S DICTIONARY

“I am beside myself”
“Move over. You’re in bad company”. Groucho Marx: A NIGHT AT THE OPERA.

It is my rule never to lose my temper till it would be detrimental to keep it. Sean O’Casey THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS.

Diplomacy is the art of fishing peacefully in troubled waters. J. Christopher Harold. BONAPART IN EGYPT.

A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. FD Roosevelt.