Quotations on Revenge

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A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Man, Revenge, Wounds)

This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Man, Revenge, Wounds)

I mean, who wants to live waking up... at least I don't want to live waking up everyday about revenge.
- Mitchell Baker
(Keywords: Revenge, Waking, Want)

There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Funny, Children, Nothing, Revenge, Sarcastic, World)

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Patience, Planning, Revenge, Worth)

Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within.
- Sandra Cisneros
(Keywords: Peace, Clarity, Revenge, Violence)

I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
- Robert Crumb
(Keywords: Famous, Revenge, World)

Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.
- Hiawatha
(Keywords: Peace, Love, Man, Revenge, Violence)

Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Act, Justice, Passion, Revenge, Vengeance)

No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place.
- Meir Kahane
(Keywords: Time, Revenge, Right)

The best revenge in the world is success.
- Suge Knight
(Keywords: Success, Revenge, World)

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
- Marya Mannes
(Keywords: Abuse, Earth, End, Future, Living, Revenge, Will)

He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
- John Milton
(Keywords: Revenge, Wounds)

I think to a certain extent in Bosnia and among the Hutus in Rwanda and also among the Tutsis in Rwanda who then took revenge on the Hutus, there is a sense of being swept up and a sense that the society in which they live has gone mad.
- John Pomfret
(Keywords: Society, Being, Revenge, Sense)

Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.
- J. B. Priestley
(Keywords: Revenge, Tea, Trouble)

I've seen the teaser trailer for Revenge of the Sith though and I think it will be excellent.
- David Prowse
(Keywords: Revenge, Will)

Our revenge will be the laughter of our children.
- Bobby Sands
(Keywords: Children, Laughter, Revenge, Will)

Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art is as a means of sensual titillation.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Art, Revenge, Wit)

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
(Keywords: Man, Revenge, Violence, Will)

If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
- William Shakespeare
(Keywords: Poison, Revenge, Wrong)

Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Keywords: Age, Revenge, Worship)

The idea of revenge coming from a 14-year-old girl isn't, you know, exactly right.
- Hailee Steinfeld
(Keywords: Idea, Revenge, Right)

Violence is almost an everyday occurrence in some Muslim lands: it should not be exacerbated by revenge attacks on more innocent families and communities.
- Cat Stevens
(Keywords: Muslim, Revenge, Violence)

May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
- Marianne Williamson
(Keywords: Love, Thoughts, Compassion, Enemies, May, Mercy, Revenge, Right, Today, Violence)

Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.
- William Wycherley
(Keywords: Death, Eyes, Hunger, Revenge, Sleep)

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
(Keywords: Possibility, Blood, Revenge, Suicide, Victims)

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