Revenge Quotes

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 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.


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

Thomas Moore

Revenge is an inhuman word.


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

Earl of Chesterfield

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

Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

The tree of revenge does not carry fruit

Dutch Proverb

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


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