Revenge Quotes

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

John Milton

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

Sir Henry Bulwer

What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures

Samuel Gompers

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.

Juvenal

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.

Juvenal

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
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