Quotations Topic: Revenge (33 Quotations)
A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
And, re-assembling our afflicted powers, consult how we may henceforth most offend.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
Don't get mad, get even.
Robert F. Kennedy
Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself.
If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
No more tears now; I will think upon revenge.
No revenge is so heroic than that which torments envy by doing good.
One good act of vengeance deserves another.
Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong.
Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice.
Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
She [Eleanor Roosevelt] got even in a way that was almost cruel. She forgave them.
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