Quotes: revenge

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
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    A politics of vengeance is not politics. Revenge is a recklessness towards the future in a vain attempt to make the present abolish a suffering which is already past.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 4, A Defence Of Politics Against Nationalism,
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
  • Mary Baker Eddy
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
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    A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
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    Democracy is the best revenge. After Benazir Bhutto's death, her son's brief public remarks were captured on video, and they were reported in international newspapers. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced, My mother always said, ' Democracy is the best revenge.'
    Source: Democracy the best revenge, says Bilawal, Dawn (Internet). December 31, 2007/Zilhaj 20, 1428.
  • Roman Polanski
    Roman Polanski
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    Every failure made me more confident. Because I wanted even more to achieve as revenge. To show that I could.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    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.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Hate is the revenge of a coward intimidated.
  • Hosea Ballou
    Hosea Ballou
    American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
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    Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred it the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
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