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May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
In moments of pain, we seek revenge.
Some may seek revenge, but this is not our policy.
I'm a big 'Goosebumps' fan - 'Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes.' My favorites are the pick-your-own-death ones.
Tyler, The Creator
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art is as a means of sensual titillation.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.
John Boyd Orr
Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
I have always marveled that so many religions exact such revenge against dissenters. It only weakens the appeal of their faith and contradicts any claims they might have made that 'all religions are basically the same.' If all religions were indeed the same, why not let someone be 'converted' to another religion?
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
The best revenge in the world is success.
To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it's an absolute duty.
Revenge is not a noble sentiment, but it is a human one.
Serial killing is not about sex at all, but about power and control and revenge on society.
I don't think, generally speaking, people become writers because they were the really good, really cool, attractive kid in class. I'll be honest. This is our revenge for people who were much better looking and more popular than us. I was a bit like that, I suppose.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry, but I think this film deals more with the loss of his wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
Most action is based on redemption and revenge, and that's a formula. Moby Dick was formula. It's how you get to the conclusion that makes it interesting.
Revenge is a way of life and definitely some thing that we identify with. We all feel cheated in some way about some thing and how nice it would be to do something about it. I mean ultimately it's not the most Christian of sentiments.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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