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"In war personal revenge maintains its silence." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"No war can end war except a total war which leaves no human creature on earth. Each war creates the causes of war: hate, desire for revenge and have-nots, desperate with need." - Zelda Popkin

"Such, indeed, is the policy of civil war: severely to remember injuries, and to forget the most important services. Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive." - Edward Gibbon

"Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge." - Meir Kahane

"Revenge is sweet and not fattening." - Alfred Hitchcock

"I've learned that from a war ignited by revenge, nothing can be born, but sorrow. - Aladdin" - Ohtaka Shinobu

"Behind the scenes there is a secretive, undeclared war of revenge that's already under way." - Lara Logan

"The terrorists want civil war. Al-Qaida is attacking Shiites. The Shiite militias are taking revenge on the Sunnis. And the Sunnis are become more extremist, with some joining al-Qaida." - Zalmay Khalilzad

"I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime; That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time." - Aeschylus

"I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time." - Aeschylus

"Revenge by young men is considered gain, even at the cost of their own lives, but old men who stay at home in times of war, and mothers who have sons to lose, know better." - Chief Seattle

"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." - Alanis Morissette

"I think maybe the destructive pleasure got turned into the destructive pleasure of war (something we see still in the images of US soldiers urinating on the dead bodies of Taliban soldiers). Something of the pleasure in destruction gets unleashed, and then becomes part of war effort rationalised first as revenge (or justice defined as revenge). But then it takes new forms, as we see now." - Judith Butler

"Fear - jealousy - money - revenge - and protecting someone you love." - Frederick Knott

"Ambition, idly vain; revenge and malice swell her train." - Roger Penrose

"Do not seek revenge and call it justice." - Cassandra Clare

"Vengeance and revenge are just two words for pain." - Michelle Shocked

"Anger is the poorest of counselors, and revenge is suicide." - Elizabeth Blair Lee

"Revenge is for children and the emotionally retarded." - Frank Herbert

"The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself." - Eddie Vedder

"A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere." - Wyndham Lewis

"In the sex-war, thoughtlessness is a weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female. Both are reciprocally generated, but a woman's desire for revenge outlasts all other emotion. Yet when every unkind word about women has been said, we have still to admit, with Byron, that they are nicer than men. They are more devoted, more unselfish and more emotionally sincere. When the long fuse of cruelty, deceit and revenge is set alight, it is male thoughtlessness which has fired it." - Cyril Connolly

"Simply coming to the perpetrator and delivering the message is Nozick's definition of revenge. And in that sense, Adi is exacting revenge. When people ask, "Does Adi want revenge?" - they mean violent revenge. But in Nozick's formulation, it is revenge. That is the essence of revenge." - Errol Morris

"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

"Zeal is that pure and heavenly flame, The fire of love supplies ; While that which often bears the name, Is self in a disguise. True zeal is merciful and mild, Can pity and forbear ; The false is headstrong, fierce and wild, And breathes revenge and war." - John Newton

"In less than seven years the vestiges of the Gothic invasion were almost obliterated, and the city appeared to resume its former splendour and tranquillity. The venerable matron replaced her crown of laurel, which had been ruffled by the storms of war, and was still amused in the last moment of her decay with the prophecies of revenge, of victory, and of eternal dominion." - Edward Gibbon

"I joined the army to avenge the deaths of my family and to survive, but I've come to learn that if I am going to take revenge, in that process I will kill another person whose family will want revenge; then revenge and revenge and revenge will never come to an end..." - Ishmael Beah

"A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphereThe ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government." - Wyndham Lewis

"Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just." - Cicero

"Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"We learn our lessons; we get hurt; we want revenge. Then we realize that actually, happiness and forgiving people is the best revenge." - Madonna Ciccone

"Revenge is not a good thing. Revenge is like politics: one thing always leads to another until bad has become worse, and worse has become worst." - Jonas Jonasson

"Senseless, and deformed, Convulsive Anger storms at large; or pale, And silent, settles into fell revenge." - James Thomson

"In one consort there sat cruel revenge and rancorous despite, disloyal treason and heart-burning hate." - Edmund Spenser

"War is cinema, and cinema is war" - Paul Virilio

"Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve." - Ed Sheeran

"Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind." - Juvenal

"In thee thy mother dies, our household's name, My death's revenge, thy youth, and England's fame." - William Shakespeare

"Pleasure and revenge Have ears more deaf than adders to the voice Of any true decision." - William Shakespeare

"The human heart in its perversity finds it hard to escape hatred and revenge." - Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

"I've always been interested in themes of memory, paranoia, and revenge." - Jonathan Nolan

"Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury." - Benjamin Franklin

"We write out of revenge against reality, to dream and enter the lives of others." - Francine du Plessix Gray

"I don't play monsters. I play men besieged by fate and out for revenge." - Vincent Price

"Revenge is a dish best served unexpectedly and from a distance - like a thrown trifle." - Frances Hardinge

"At least Satan fell; he has a history, and it's one of revenge." - Ian Mcdiarmid

"After rejection - misery, then thoughts of revenge, and finally, oh well, another try elsewhere." - Mason Cooley

"Revenge in cold blood is the devil's own act and deed." - Thomas Fuller

"Convulsive anger storms at large; or pale And silent, settles into full revenge." - John Tillotson

"It is but the weak and little mind that rejoices in revenge." - Juvenal

"The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel." - Henry Home

"Slander is the revenge of a coward, and dissimulation his defence." - Samuel Johnson

"Revenge is lost in agony, and wild remorse to rage succeeds." - Lord Byron

"Revenge and wrong bring forth their kind; The foul cubs like their parents are." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Revenge. They took too much. You give up and die, or learn how to take back." - Karen Marie Moning

"The best revenge, like the best sex, is performed slowly, and with the eyes open." - Gregory David Roberts

"Revenge is the easiest of emotions to understand and to manipulate." - David Anthony Durham

"In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury." - Benjamin Franklin

"We're out for revenge and I fancy us to beat them!" - Sam Torrance

"Star Wars Episode Three (And One Quarter): Revenge Of The Hicks" - Ron White

"has done a great job walking a thin line between revenge and remedy." - Jesse Jackson

"Revenge is good. It's what separates us from the animals and the hippies." - Christopher Titus

"There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge." - Banksy

"Revenge and wrong bring forth their kind; The foul cubs like their parents are." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Convulsive anger storms at large; or pale And silent, settles into full revenge." - John Tillotson

"My revenge is just begun! I spread it over centuries, and time is on my side." - Bram Stoker

"Revenge is just a really good drive for drama and good action." - Niels Arden Oplev

"My father is much more into forgetting and forgiving, but I'm much more into revenge." - Gaspar Noe

"I have a million story-lines for 'Revenge' and they never listen to me." - Gabriel Mann

"Souls made of fire, and children of the sun, With whom revenge is virtue." - Edward Young

"Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"How all occasions do inform against me, And spur my dull revenge." - William Shakespeare

"Revenge is always the joy of narrow, Sick, and petty minds." - Juvenal

"America needed recovery, not revenge. The hate had to be drained and the healing begun." - Gerald Ford

"Souls made of fire, and children of the sun, With whom revenge is virtue." - Edward Young

"For jealousy arouses a husband's fury, and he shows no restraint when he takes revenge." - Bible

"But men often mistake killing and revenge for justice. They seldom have the stomach for justice." - Robert Jordan

"No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place." - Meir Kahane

"Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within." - Sandra Cisneros

"Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal." - Elizabeth Fry

"He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well." - John Milton

"Slander is the revenge of a coward, and dissimulation of his defense." - Samuel Johnson

"It is but the weak and little mind that rejoices in revenge" - Juvenal

"The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel." - Henry Home, Lord Kames

"America needed recovery, not revenge. The hate had to be drained and the healing begun." - Gerald R Ford

"Many of you wished me dead. Many of you perhaps still do. But I hold no grudges and seek no revenge. I demand only this...that you join with me in building a new Rome, a Rome that offers justice, peace and land to all its citizens, not just the privileged few. Support me in this task, and old divisions will be forgotten. Oppose me, and Rome will not forgive you a second time. Senators, the war is over." - Julius Caesar

"I do not say that there is no glory to be gained [in war]; but it is not personal glory. In itself, no cause was ever more glorious than that of men who struggle, not to conquer territory, not to gather spoil, not to gratify ambition, but for freedom, for religion, for hearth and home, and to revenge the countless atrocities inflicted upon them by their oppressors." - G.A. Henty

"Those women who had gone out with Germans were grabbed and treated very badly, often shaved totally bald so that everyone could see who they were. Some were taken prisoners. There had been so much suffering during the war because of the betrayal of those collaborators, so many killed and hurt because of what they had done to families, that the mood for revenge against the traitors was very high. It was not right, but it was understandable." - Diet Eman

"Revenge is fruitless." - Janet Morris

"Everything evil is revenge." - Otto Weininger

"Make Europe your revenge." - Konrad Adenauer

"Revenge doesn't stop." - Daniel Craig

"Justice is revenge." - Saad Hariri

"I love revenge." - Laura Schlessinger

"Teller contended, not implausibly, that hydrogen bombs keep the peace, or at least prevent thermonuclear war, because the consequences of warfare between nuclear powers are now too dangerous. We haven't had a nuclear war yet, have we? But all such arguments assume that the nuclear-armed nations are and always will be, without exception, rational actors, and that bouts of anger and revenge and madness will never overtake their leaders (or military and secret police officers in charge of nuclear weapons). In the century of Hitler and Stalin, this seems ingenuous." - Carl Sagan

"You can't beat your enemy anymore through wars; instead you create an entire generation of people revenge-seeking. These days it only matters who's in charge. Right now that's us - for a while at least. Our opponents are going to resort to car bombs and suicide attacks because they have no other way to win. I believe (Rumsfeld) thinks this is a war that can be won, but there is no such thing anymore. We can't beat anyone anymore." - George Clooney

"Little vicious minds abound with anger and revenge and are incapable of feeling te pleasure of forgiving their enemies." - Lord Chesterfield

"Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies." - Lord Chesterfield

"They who write ill, and they who ne'er durst write, Turn critics out of mere revenge and spite." - John Dryden

"Those who write ill, and they who ne'er durst write, Turn critics out of mere revenge and spite." - John Dryden

"It is commonly said that revenge is sweet, but to a calm and considerate mind, patience and forgiveness are sweeter." - Isaac Barrow

"I want your love and I want your revenge You and me could write a bad romance" - Lady Gaga

"Serial killing is not about sex at all, but about power and control and revenge on society." - Pat Brown

"Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge." - Hiawatha

"A pure and simple revenge does in no way restore man towards the felicity which the injury did interrupt; for revenge is but doing a simple evil, and does not, in its formality, imply reparation." - Jeremy Taylor

"I have come to the conclusion that executions solve nothing, and are only an antiquated relic of a primitive desire for revenge which takes the easy way and hands over the responsibility for revenge to other people." - Albert Pierrepoint

"I have always been astonished by hate. Revenge and hate. That is such strange human elements. I have seen a lot of that in my life. I am just as surprised each time. By revenge and hate." - Odd Nerdrum

"a victor's peace is usually vindictive and stirs up a passion for revenge a generation or so later." - Muriel Lester

"Rarely has a people paid the lavish compliment and taken the subtle revenge of turning its oppressor's speech into sorcery." - Bill Vaughan

"A need for revenge can burn long and hot. Especially if every glance in a mirror reinforces it." - Suzanne Collins

"There is no passion of the human heart that promises so much and pays so little as revenge." - Josh Billings

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge, and dares to forgive an injury." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"Living well and ripping your enemy's still-beating heart out with your bare hands is the best revenge." - Michael O'Donoghue

"That was clearly a tackle aimed at getting revenge - or maybe it was just out-and-out retribution." - Joe Royle

"I think there are certain crimes which the law cannot touch, and which therefore, to some extent, justify private revenge." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Mohammed praises [instances of] tretchery, inhumanity, cruelty, revenge, and bigotry that are utterly incompatible with civilized society." - David Hume

"All calls for justice require that victims feel avenged, and revenge is never just if it's disproportionate." - Thane Rosenbaum

"There is no hate such as that born out of love betrayed- and my brain screamed out for revenge." - Virginia C. Andrews

"I don't want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban." - Malala Yousafzai

"Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand, Blood and revenge are hammering in my head." - William Shakespeare

"To weep, is to make less the depth of grief; Tears, then, for babes; blows and revenge for me." - William Shakespeare

"Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure" - Tacitus

"Everyone knows revenge is a dish best served when you've had enough time to build up enough vitriol and fury." - Sophie Kinsella

"When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself." - Jodi Picoult

"This is a darker Lex too, because he's been in prison and he wants revenge. He's not playing around." - Bryan Singer

"It certainly is a very difficult group,. We're still bleeding after the Champions League final and want our revenge." - Paolo Maldini

"To think is to take a cunning revenge in which we camouflage our baseness and conceal our lower instincts." - Emile M Cioran

"We want revenge. We played well against them last time, and we feel like it's our turn." - Chris Johnson

"All calls for justice require that victims feel avenged, and revenge is never just if it's disproportionate." - Thane Rosenbaum

"And as the Italian proverb says, 'Revenge is the dish which people of taste prefer to eat cold.'" - Robert Hamer

"The infernal serpent; he it was whose guile, Stirr'd up with envy and revenge, deceived The mother of mankind." - John Milton

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well." - Francis Bacon

"Revenge! No - what good would that do? - it would make him no better, and me no happier" - Anne Bronte

"Publicly humiliating someone for your own gain will only come and haunt you. God's going to have his revenge." - Madonna Ciccone

"To think is to take a cunning revenge in which we camouflage our baseness and conceal our lower instincts." - Emil Cioran

"I can't let my mother's death have been in vain. Democracy is the best revenge, and we will have it." - Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated." - John Mccarthy

"I spend my time dwelling on revenge and try to deal with the monsters crawling out of the ashes." - Louise Erdrich

"A man can lose sight of everything else when he's bent on revenge, and it ain't worth it." - Louis L'Amour

"Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,Blood and revenge are hammering in my head." - William Shakespeare

"I've seen the teaser trailer for Revenge of the Sith though and I think it will be excellent." - David Prowse

"This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well." - Francis Bacon

"The artist will have had his revenge for being made to wait, A revenge not only necessary but right and clever- Simply to leave him out of the scene forever." - Donald Justice

"Revenge is the concern of those who are at some point or other beaten. I am not beaten, I told myself. No, not beaten. And victory is far more interesting to contemplate than revenge." - Anne Rice

"I am not the only one who did not want revenge. Almost all my colleagues in prison did not want revenge, because there is no time to do anything else except to try and save your people." - Nelson Mandela

"Happy ending are only a pause. There are three kinds of big endings: Revenge. Tragedy. Forgiveness. Revenge and Tragedy often happen together. Forgiveness redeems the past. Forgiveness unblocks the future." - Jeanette Winterson

"The instinct of revenge is the force which constitutes the essence of what we call psychology, history, metaphysics and morality. The spirit of revenge is the genealogical element of our thought, the transcendental principle of our way of thinking." - Gilles Deleuze



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