James Whitcomb Riley Quotes

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Born: October 7, 1849, Greenfield, Indiana, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, July 22, 1916
Occupation: Author

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.
- James Whitcomb Riley

The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.
- James Whitcomb Riley

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.
- James Whitcomb Riley

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.
- James Whitcomb Riley

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