Quotes of Revenge - somelinesforyou

“ I tasted too what was called the sweet of revenge - but it was transient, it expired even with the object, that provoked it. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. ”

- Josh Billings

“ An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge. ”

- Paul Gauguin

“ Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. ”

- Scott Adams

“ In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior. ”

- Sir Francis Bacon

“ Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to the more ought law to weed it out. ”

- Sir Francis Bacon

“ Live well. It is the greatest revenge. ”

- The Talmud

“ Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings. ”

- Nicholas Rowe

“ Revenge, at first though sweet,Bitter ere long back on itself recoils. ”

- John Milton

“ There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. ”

- Josh Billings

“ While seeking revenge, dig two graves — one for yourself. ”

- Doug Horton

“ And thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ 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 profitable, gratitude is expensive. ”

- Edward Gibbon

“ One sole desire, one passion now remainsTo keep life's fever still within his veins,Vengeance! dire vengeance on the wretch who castO'er him and all he lov'd that ruinous blast. ”

- Thomas Moore

“ Surviving well is your finest revenge. ”

- Morgan Nito

“ Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt. ”

- Thomas Moore

“ That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ Revenge may not be a particularly high consciousness-oriented activity. ”

- Carrie Fisher

“ Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Success is the sweetest revenge. ”

- Vanessa Williams

“ Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think fools. ”

- Juvenal

“ The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us. ”

- Jane Porter
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