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Best Quotes About Revenge

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A list of the best revenge quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous revenge quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic revenge quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about revenge?" and "What are inspirational revenge quotes?"

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    A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green. Francis Bacon

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

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    Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also. And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain. Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away. Jesus Christ

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    While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself. Doug Horton

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    Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. Francis Bacon

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    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 Brontë

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    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

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    Don't get mad, get even. Robert F. Kennedy

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    new! Humiliation sets armies marching, empires falling, breaks hearts and minds and souls. Janet Morris

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    "I must decide if you deserve to die." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong. Edgar Allan Poe

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    "Learn when to fear, and how to fear, and how much to fear, before you squander all you have left." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him. Lou Holtz

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    Here Stormbringer spies the Stepsons, the Theban fighters, and the 3rd Commando, attending to their own. In the face of such unflinching determination and unswerving devotion, the hurricane pauses and calms. Its ravings turn to mutters. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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    Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. Confucius

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    "I want to live like a man." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    And, re-assembling our afflicted powers, consult how we may henceforth most offend. John Milton

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    Nothing powers hate better than embarrassment. Janet Morris

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    Just vengeance does not call for punishment. Pierre Corneille

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    "Revenge is fruitless." Janet Morris

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    Revenge is never the best driver for a battle, but a common one. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    What ever the motive for the insult, it is always best to overlook it; for folly doesn't deserve resentment, and malice is punished by neglect. Samuel Johnson

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    Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you. Austin O'Malley

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    Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong.

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    Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself. William Shakespeare

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    That old law about an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    No revenge is so heroic than that which torments envy by doing good.

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    What should a wise person do when given a blow? Same as Cato when he was attacked; not fire up or revenge the insult., or even return the blow, but simply ignore it. Seneca the Younger

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    Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind. Juvenal

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    Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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    Some people would rather get even instead of get ahead. Les Brown

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    An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi

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