Revenge Quotes

The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren't even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs.

A. B. Yehoshua

Revenge could steal a man's life until there was nothing left but emptiness.

Louis L'Amour

Revenge, we find, the abject pleasure of an abject mind.


Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

George Bernard Shaw

Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.

Earl of Chesterfield

'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury.

Benjamin Franklin

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.

Austin O'Malley

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

Francis Bacon

The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel.

Henry Home

Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think fools.


Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.

William Shakespeare

Souls made of fire and children of the sun,With whom Revenge is virtue.

Edward Young

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

Samuel Johnson

A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.

Francis Bacon

Murder’s out of tune,And sweet revenge grows harsh.

William Shakespeare

The best revenge is massive success.

Frank Sinatra

Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.

Thomas Fuller

Virtue is its own revenge.

E.Y. Harburn

There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.

Jean Baudrillard

It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.

George Santayana

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.

Isaac Friedmann

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Paul Gauguin
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