Revenge Quotes

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

Patrice Redd Vecchione

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Confucius

I can hear you, the rest of the world hears you. And the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.

George Walker Bush

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

Thomas Fuller

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

John Milton

Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong.

German proverb

Revenge is barren of itself; itself is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its saiety, despair.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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

Francois de Malherbe

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

Revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Juvenal

Revenge is an inhuman word.

Seneca

Revenge is a confession of pain

Latin Proverb

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 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

Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.

Scott Adams

Power is better than revenge. Power is a live thing, by which you reach out to grasp the future. Revenge is a dead thing, reaching out from the past to grasp you.

Lois McMaster Bujold

A punishment that penalizes without forestalling is indeed called revenge.

Albert Camus

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge, and dares to forgive an injury.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

A fool will seek revenge, the wise man will allow God's karma.

Keshia Chante

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

Juvenal

We will never forget. If it takes us five or ten or twenty years, we will never rest until we get our revenge.

Konrad Adenauer

To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster: Either condemn or crown your hatred.

Pierre Corneille

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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