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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?
My father was very disappointed by war and fighting. And he thought language could help us out of cycles of revenge and animosity. And so, as a journalist, he always found himself asking lots of questions and trying to gather information. He was always very clear to underscore the fact that Jewish people and Arab people were brother and sister.
Naomi Shihab Nye
Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.
The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.
The best revenge is massive success.
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.
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself.
Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.
Because revenge is a very known feeling in American culture, there's a certain element of an eye for an eye. There's the saying, 'Be careful what you wish for, you might get it.' When you wish for revenge, and you think you've gotten it, what happens then? Revenge is just a really good drive for drama and good action.
Niels Arden Oplev
It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries - for heavy ones they cannot.
The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.
It is up to God to take revenge. Only God can judge. I don't have to worry about getting even with anybody or taking out any kind of aggression on anybody. Doing that is a weakness, anyway.
In moments of pain, we seek revenge.
No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place.
Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.
I was very ambitious. It all started because my first boyfriend dumped me when I was 14. I'd always wanted to be a model and thought, 'Right, he's going to see me everywhere.' I was relentless in my pursuit of modeling. It was revenge.
Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.
Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.
Marquis de Sade
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
If revenge motivates you, go for it! But the main thing is to set your game in order.
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