James Whitcomb Riley - Quotes

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Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these. ---->>>

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.

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.

The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

The ripest peach is highest on the tree. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.

The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: October 7, 1849
Birthplace:
Die: 07-22, 1916
Occupation: Poet
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James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet" and "Children's Poet" for his dialect works and his children's poetry respectively. His poems tended to be humorous or sentimental, and of the approximately one thousand poems that Riley authored, the majority are in dialect (wikipedia)