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Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.
Emile M. Cioran
If you actively do something, it will stop making you feel like a victim and you'll start feeling like part of the solution, which is just a huge benefit to your body and your psyche.
I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It's a gift you give yourself.
T. D. Jakes
And as the hour approached for the execution, in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim. He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone's life.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.
And for any victim of a violent crime, when you actually get to go in and realize and see their faces and know that they can't hurt you any more, there is no feeling like that. It finally frees you from a lot of demons.
You can't be a victim and heal.
A. J. Langer
It was just you had to be strong, and if you weren't strong you're a victim and you're not going to make it. That was the reality when I was growing up.
Laurell K. Hamilton
A film actor is just a victim of directors and editors.
Helena Bonham Carter
I'm not a victim - I never want to be perceived that way.
And that's what's beautiful to me, is he did not become a victim of it, and he didn't become a statistic, he just kind of kept on marching through, no matter what people threw at him.
Mary Stuart Masterson
When I started dating I had this kind of Romeo and Juliet, fateful romantic idea about love which was almost that you were a victim and there was a lot of pain involved and that was how it should be.
To be depressed or neurotic is passive. It happened to us; we are its victim, and we have no control over it.
I was still interested in the youth rebellion but never-the-less I stopped being a victim. Stopped trying to attack the establishment realizing that it takes too much of your energy.
If you wear clothes that don't suit you, you're a fashion victim. You have to wear clothes that make you look better.
History, sociology, economics, psychology et al. confirmed Joyce's view of Everyman as victim.
Robert Anton Wilson
I'm the result of upbringing, class, race, gender, social prejudices, and economics. So I'm a victim again. A result.
The people of Britain want a Home Secretary who will give them back their streets. They want a Home Secretary who will speak up for the victim, not the criminal.
I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art - and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.
If only Al Sharpton were around, Lincoln would have known he was a victim of racism.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
The crucial thing is to arouse the awareness that as a matter of human conscience we can never permit the people of any country to fall victim to nuclear weapons, and for each individual to express their refusal to continue living in the shadow of the threat they pose.
Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.
Definition of a victim: a person to whom life happens.
I am not a victim. I am an angry survivor.
If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.
When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray.
I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power.
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