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Revenge quotes (15)

Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil - and if they cannot feel they have lost their liberty.
Aristotle   Category: Revenge

The shoes on the other foot now.
Proverb   Category: Revenge

Follow me if I advance! Kill me if I retreat! Revenge me if I die!
Ngo Dinh Diem   Category: Revenge

He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green which otherwise would heal and do well.
John Milton   Category: Revenge

I fear all we have done is awakened a sleeping giant and filled him with a terrible resolve.
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto   Category: Revenge

Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.
Walter Weckler   Category: Revenge

Since we cannot match it let us take our revenge by abusing it.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne   Category: Revenge

RETRIBUTION n. A rain of fire-and-brimstone that falls alike upon the just and such of the unjust as have not procured shelter by evicting them.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Revenge

The divine wrath is slow indeed in vengeance But it makes up for its tardiness by the severity of the punishment.
Valerius Maximus   Category: Revenge

In taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over he is superior.
Francis Bacon   Category: Revenge

Time spent in getting even would be better spent in getting ahead.
Unknown   Category: Revenge

Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Samuel Johnson   Category: Revenge

Why seeketh thou revenge O man! With what purpose is it that thou pursuest it? Thinkest thou to pain thine adversary by it? Know that thou thyself feelest its greatest torments.
Akhenaton   Category: Revenge

In revenge and in love woman is more barbarous than man.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Revenge

Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
Martin Luther King Jr.   Category: Revenge