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1 60 17 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
2 41 13 A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green. Francis Bacon
3 47 21 Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice. Samuel Johnson
4 31 10 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
5 23 5 "I must decide if you deserve to die." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
6 24 6 Humiliation sets armies marching, empires falling, breaks hearts and minds and souls. Janet Morris
7 41 21 While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself. Doug Horton
8 25 9 Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. Confucius
9 20 7 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
10 20 7 Nothing powers hate better than embarrassment. Janet Morris
11 32 18 Don't get mad, get even. Robert F. Kennedy
12 19 7 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
13 17 8 "Learn when to fear, and how to fear, and how much to fear, before you squander all you have left." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
14 20 11 You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him. Lou Holtz
15 13 6 Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself. William Shakespeare
16 12 6 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.
17 14 8 Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong.
18 19 14 Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind. Juvenal
19 14 9 An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi
20 8 4 Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
21 5 1 Siersha 2 added To admit wanting revenge is to admit you have been crushed and need to be rebuilt. Few are comfortable admitting that, even to themselves. (Laura Blumenfeld)
22 11 8 "Revenge is fruitless." Janet Morris
23 10 7 Just vengeance does not call for punishment. Pierre Corneille
24 10 7 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
25 7 4 MatthewGill added God will forgive them. He'll forgive them and allow them into Heaven. I can't live with that. Shame Meadows
26 3 0 Siersha 2 added Vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith the Lord.
Romans 12: 19.
Romans 12: 19.