Revenge Quotes

The tree of revenge does not carry fruit

Dutch Proverb

Revenge is the abject pleasure of an abject mind.


By luxury we condemn ourselves to greater torments than have yet been invented by anger or revenge, or inflicted by the greatest tyrants upon the worst of men.

Sir William

Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.

Albert Schweitzer

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.


When we take revenge against another, we lose some of our innocence.

Patrice Redd Vecchione

Storing up pain, nurturing your hurt, plotting revenge - all these punish you more than they do the backstabbers.

Les Parrott

Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.

Scott Adams

Therein lies the defect of revenge: it's all in the anticipation; the thing itself is a pain, not a pleasure; at least the pain is the biggest end of it.

Mark Twain

Revenge is a confession of pain

Latin Proverb

Revenge is an inhuman word.


Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.


Revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude

Charles Caleb Colton

Revenge commonly hurts both the offerer and sufferer; as we see in a foolish bee, which in her anger invenometh the flesh and loseth her sting, and so lives a drone ever after.

Joseph Hall

While you are meditating revenge, the devil is meditating a recruit.

Francois de Malherbe
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