Vengeance Quotes

Delay in vengeance delivers a heavier blow.

John Ford

The whole human race loses by every act of personal vengeance.

Rae Foley

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.

Niccolo Machiavelli

On wrongs swift vengeance waits.

Alexander Pope

The thirst for vengeance was the beautiful nature which Homer imitated.

Johann G. Hamann

Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.

Barbara Deming

Where vice is vengeance follows.

Scottish Proverbs

The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance.

William Shakespeare

Vengeance is a dish best eaten cold.

English Proverb

Delay in vengeance gives a heavier blow.

John Ford

In high vengeance there is noble scorn.

George Eliot

An essential condition of listening to God is that the mind should not be distracted by thoughts of resentment, ill-temper, hatred or vengeance, all of which are comprised in the general term, the wrath of man.

R. V. G. Tasker

No husband will ever be better avenged than by his wife's lover.

Honore de Balzac

Good Christians should never avenge injuries.


It is not violence that best overcomes hate nor vengeance that most certainly heals injury.

Charlotte Bront
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