Most popular revenge quotes
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Forget injuries; never forget kindnesses.
Forgive your enemies—if you can't get back at them any other way.
Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Getting even throws everything out of balance.
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.
Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
He who turns the other cheek too far gets it in the neck.
That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Don't go looking for a fight—but if you're hit, deck the bastard.
A woman's desire for revenge outlasts all her other emotions.
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
No one ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.
The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
One of the shameful chapters of this country was how many of the comfortable—especially those who profited from the misery of others—abused her. But she got even in a way that was almost cruel. She forgave them.
Gentlemen, You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for law is too slow. I'll ruin you.
If thine enemy wrong thee, buy each of his children a drum.
Revenge is a dish best served cold.
If thine enemy wrongs thee, buy each of his children a drum.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
There is no passion of the human heart that promises so much, and pays so little, as revenge.
It may be that vengeance is sweet, and that the gods forbade vengeance to men because they reserved for themselves so delicious and intoxicating a drink. But no one should drain the cup to the bottom. The dregs are often filthy-tasting.
Vengeance is a need, the most intense and profound of all, and...each man must satisfy it, if only in words. If we stifle that need, we expose ourselves to certain disturbances. More than one disorder—perhaps all disorders—derive from a vengeance too long postponed.
Revenge is always the pleasure of a paltry, feeble, tiny mind.
Growing up is the best revenge.
Living well is the best revenge.
To crave revenge is to fall down before one's enemy and eat dust at his feet. What worse can we let him do to us?
Revenge is barren. Of itself it makes The dreadful food it feeds on; its delight Is murder—its satiety despair.
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves—one for yourself.
Envy, like thirst for revenge, is the wicked person's version of our natural sense of injustice.