Vengeance Quotes

Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence.

Vittorio Alfieri

I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.

William Tecumseh Sherman

Just vengeance does not call for punishment.

Pierre Corneille

Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.

Samuel Johnson

The injury that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance.

Steve Perry

When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.

Chuck Jones

A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate.

Baroness Orczy

I have the feeling that this Moscow Pact will at some time or other exact vengeance upon National Socialism.

Alfred Rosenberg

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.

Niccolo Machiavelli

It is better to receive than to do injury.

Marcus T. Cicero

Is it to be thought unreasonable that the people, in atonement for wrongs of a century, demand the vengeance of a single day?

Maximilien Robespierre

The noblest vengeance is to forgive.

Proverbs

Retribution often means that we eventually do to ourselves what we have done unto others.

Eric Hoffer

No one delights more in vengeance than a woman.

Juvenal Satires The 13th

Vengeance is a dish best eaten cold.

English Proverb

Vengeance, deep-brooding other the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride and high disdain Forbade the rising tear to flow.

Sir Walter Scott

Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy; its after-flavor, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.

Charlotte Bronte

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

Samuel Johnson

I shall see The winged vengeance overtake such children.

William Shakespeare

At an age when most actresses are being phased out, I am being phased in - with a vengeance.

Candice Bergen

My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance. He's actually more of a feminist than I am.

Olympia Dukakis

Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Just before consumers stop doing something, they do it with a vengeance.

Faith Popcorn

Vengeance is mine, and I will repay.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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