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I didn't want to become some embittered old hack getting his revenge for the rest of my life. And I didn't want to become some scared creature cowering in a corner. I remember telling myself not to carry the hatred around, although I know where it is. I have it in a trunk in storage.
Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
I'm not one to take revenge. If someone does something wrong to me I leave it in the hands of the universe to take care of that person.
Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.
Emile M. Cioran
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.
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 barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
They say revenge is a dish best eaten cold, but for most people, by the time it's ready to eat, they just don't fancy it any more.
Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art is as a means of sensual titillation.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
The point of revenge is not in the completion but in the process.
I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
The best revenge in the world is success.
Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.
J. B. Priestley
Revenge proves its own executioner.
It wouldn't be a Carrie Underwood album without a revenge song on it. People really like when I do that. I don't mean to. I don't hate men that much. But it turns out so well!
Success is the sweetest revenge.
Do I appreciate the idea of jealousy, revenge and all these so-called dark qualities? Yes. Do I write these songs in order to engage in some public war with someone? No.
For me the greatest revenge of all is having a happy adulthood, waking up in my gorgeous turquoise bedroom in the morning beside a person who really inspires me. That's the best revenge a girl-loving girl from the Bible belt could possibly have. And, importantly, it's healthy.
Justice is revenge.
Revenge doesn't stop.
It is always easier to requite an injury than a service: gratitude is a burden, but revenge is found to pay.
John F. Kennedy
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