Revenge Quotes

Dejan Stojanovic

Say No! Accept the burdens of revenge.. Dejan Stojanovic
Say No! Accept the burdens of revenge.

Heinrich Heine

We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged

Lisa Kovanda

Revenge is a dish best served published!

Dennis R. Miller

Storytelling? God started that. Discovery. Lust. Murder. Revenge. Power. Sin. Redemption. Forgiveness. Miracles. We simply retell the stories in the language of our generation.

John Webster

Take it for words. O woman’s poor revenge,
Which dwells but in the tongue!

Emily Thorne

They say grief occurs in five stages. First there's denial followed by anger. Then comes bargaining, depression and acceptance. But grief is a merciless master. Just when you think you're free you realize you never stood a chance.


Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.

Eoin Colfer

Humm humm haaa. Rahmumm humm haaaa," intoned Opal, finishing her chant. "Peace be inside me, tolerance all around me, forgiveness in my path. Now, Mervall, show me where the filthy human is so that I may feed him his organs.

Mark Twain

I take my only exercise acting as a pallbearer at the funerals of my friends who exercise regularly.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.

Suzanne Collins

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

Frederick Rolfe

The student of history knows no more refreshing recreation than that of nailing liars, like vermin, to the wall.

Marcus Aurelius

The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.

Niccolò Machiavelli

Men ought either to be well treated or crushed, because they can avenge themselves of lighter injuries, of more serious ones they cannot; therefore the injury that is to be done to a man ought to be of such a kind that one does not stand in fear of revenge.

E.A. Bucchianeri

It is unfortunate that in most cases when the sins of the father fall on the son it is because unlike God, people refuse to forgive and forget and heap past wrongs upon innocent generations.

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Beware pride; it would have us seek revenge from those most deserving of our pity.

Nobuhiro Watsuki

The dead don't desire revenge, but the happiness of the livng. To dirty your small hands would bring joy to no one.
-Kenshin to Eiji

Wayne Chirisa

Revenge is but a temporary gratification, but that which stays within you longer is the guilt and sin after revenging making you not much of a better person.

Sandy Hyatt-James

The moment you stop chasing happiness, you become happy.

Steven Ramirez

You can’t get the blood out.

Keisha Keenleyside

May the fleas of a thousand camels invade the crotch of the person that ruins your day. And may their arms be to short too scratch

E.A. Bucchianeri

No one messes around with a nerd’s computer and escapes unscathed.

Seamus Heaney

It is always better
to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning.
For every one of us, living in this world
means waiting for our end. Let whoever can
win glory before death. When a warrior is gone,
that will be his best and only bulwark.

Jenna Brooks

I admired so many things about you. Almost everything. But I don’t want to wind up like you. I don’t want to starve to death, all alone on some island inside my own head. Hopeless.

Casey Renee Kiser

I can't get his bones
to go down the fucking drain.
I try to stuff the tiny holes,
too tiny for this pain.

I can't get his bones
to break any way for my gain.
Break them back a little too far,
never too far for the sake of sane.

Mark Lawrence

Tell me, tutor,' I said. 'Is revenge a science, or an art?

Ally Carter

There are 6 reasons that a person does anything: Love, faith, greed, boredom, fear... revenge.

Ally Carter

There are six reasons anyone does anything: Love. Faith. Greed. Boredom. Fear..." he said, ticking them off on his fingers; but he lingered on the last, drawing a deep breath before he said, "Revenge.

Emily Thorne

In a race between danger and indecision, the difference between life and death comes down to confidence. Faith in our abilities, certainty in ourselves and the trust we put in others.

Kanye West

Success is the best revenge.

Unarine Ramaru

Success shouldn't be revenge or a way to overwhelm the naysayers. If that is your reason, you are far from being content.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Revenge may be wicked, but it’s natural.

Bamigboye Olurotimi

He who sows PEACE will reap PEACE; he who sows TROUBLE will reap TROUBLE.

Raheel Farooq

Time is conscience of the universe.

V.C. Andrews

What's done
is done. Say good-bye to the past, and hello to the future And we're
wasting time, when already we've wasted enough. We've got everything
ahead, waiting for us."
Just the right words to make me feel real, alive, free! Free enough to
forget thoughts of revenge.

Christopher Hitchens

It is exactly the fear of revenge that motivates the deepest crimes, from the killing of the enemy's children lest they grow up to play their own part, to the erasure of the enemy's graveyards and holy places so that his hated name can be forgotten.

Emily Thorne

All too often, we mask truth in artifice, concealing ourselves for fear of losing the ones we love or prolonging a deception for those we wish to expose. We hide behind that which brings us comfort from pain and sadness or use it to repel a truth too devastating to accept.

Victoria Malin Gregory

There is no elegance in hate, but there is tremendous beauty in the unintended revenge of living well and being happy.

Jonathan Edwards

If I murmur in the least at affliction, if I am in any way uncharitable, if I revenge my own case, if I do anything purely to please myself or omit anything because it is a great denial, if I trust myself, if I take any praise for any good which Christ does by me, or if I am in any way proud, I shall act as my own and not God’s.

Jim Butcher

Revenge is like sex, Mister Dresden. It's best when it comes on slow, quiet, until it all seems inexorable.

Emily Thorne

Power...Born out of nature, Coveted by men; Wars rage on, And victors are crowned. But true power can never be lost or won. True power comes from within.

Patrick Rothfuss

No hard feelings about that time in the Crucible when you mixed my salts and I was nearly blind for a day. No. No, really, drink up!

A.A. Bell

Once bitten twice shy? Sure, but... why not get a bigger dog and bite them back?

Brent Weeks

Tell them the Night Angel walks. Tell them Justice is come.

Shawn Wickersheim

Sometimes the righteous path doesn’t take you where you need to go!

S.R. Ford

This war's not over! Not by a long shot! -Enoch

Jordi Balaguer

«¿Vengarme? ¿Venganza? Yo ya tomé la mía. Corté las cabezas de los bandidos que acabaron con mi familia. Las clavé en tres estacas y las miré durante días y días. Y en elvacío y la soledad, la venganza me supo a poco, a nada, a sangreen las manos.»

Pierre Choderlos De Laclos

When one woman strikes at the heart of another, she seldom misses, and the wound is invariably fatal.

Jordi Balaguer

Yo no tengo hijos. No tengo mujer. Soy un traidor a mi gente, un renegado y ladrón desertor. No soy siquiera honrado. Mi corazón he escogido la venganza, la sangre. El rojo. Sólo soy un vengador. No necesito nada más. Solo sangre, solo espada.

Charles De Leusse

Revenge tightens the heart as much as the jaw. (La vengeance serre le cœur - Autant que la mâchoire)

Lolo Mayaya

Sentía como mi alma y mi corazón realmente lo necesitaba, querían a ese vengativo y odioso hombre más que nada, aquel chico que no me había dejado sola.

Raheel Farooq

The most brutal avenger on earth is a reality you ignored, however minor.

Shinobu Ohtaka

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

Terry Pratchett

Revenge is not redress. Revenge is a wheel, and it turns backwards.

James S.A. Corey

That's what it's come to, Miller thought, rubbing a hand across his chin. Pogroms after all. Cut off just a hundred more heads, just a thousand more heads, just ten thousand more heads, and then we'll be free.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Ernle Bradford

Remembering the treatment that had been accorded the Knights and soldiers of St. Elmo, the Maltese inhabitants of Senglea took no prisoners. Hence there arose the expression (used in Malta to this day) 'St. Elmo's pay' for any action in which no mercy is given.

Raheel Farooq

Revenge is possible only if you spare the enemy.

Emily Thorne

In the art of war, if you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the approaching battles. But if you know only yourself and not the enemy, for every victory, there will also be defeat.

Emily Thorne

Engagement can be a commitment to love or a declaration of war. One must enter every battle without hesitation, willing to fully engage the enemy until death do you apart.

Omar F. Hashimi

Make your enemies bleed.

Andy Biersack

When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sandpaper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end you end up polished and they end up useless.

T.H. White

Any one war seems rooted in its antecedents.

Erica O'Rourke

Justice is about making them pay for [her] pain. Revenge is making them pay for yours.

Renee Dyer

I always thought high school was supposed to be a time for finding yourself, but I guess that's only if you fit into the mold people have made for you.

Jenny Han

I’m clenching my fists so tight my fingernails leave red crescent moons on my skin. I feel a surge, a heat roar up inside me. As bad as I’m hurting now, he’ll hurt ten times worse. That’s the only thing that keeps me going.

Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

Joe Hill

They had been Vince's brothers in a way, and Race was his son, and you couldn't drive a man's family to the earth and expect to live.

Kat Kaelin

Suspense, murder, revenge, scandal; a delicious cocktail party.

Elie Wiesel Night

Our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. thats all we thought about. No thought of revenge, or of parents. Only of bread.

V.S. Carnes

Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams.

Fasela Oosterwolde

When you focus on revenge, you're uploading only negativity to your system. You should focus on moving forward and enjoy the little things in life. For we know, that innocent smile of yours is a big obstacle in the eyes of the haters.

Michael G. Williams

...the dead, being wiser than the living, know freedom is always better than revenge.

Unknown Author

Weak people revenge
Strong people forgive
Intelligent people ignore

Scott Lynch

For Calo, Galdo, and Bug

Morten Høgsberg

Revenge might be sweet and although friendship might be sweeter, once you find true love you will taste the sweetest thing life has to offer

Walt Whitman

God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards.

Jean-Paul Sartre

It is the good children, Madame, who make the most terrible revolutionaries. They say nothing, they do not hide under the table, they eat only one sweet at a time, but later on, they make Society pay dearly for it!

Emily Thorne

Power can be hoarded by the mighty or stolen from the innocent.Power provides the ability to choose. But has a proclivity for corruption. The use of power is not to be taken lightly, for it is never without consequence.

Salla Simukka

Do not seek power for revenge. Seek power in order to avoid situations that would make you want revenge.

George Orwell

The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also.

Lolo Mayaya

A las mujeres les gustan los hombres poderosos, que estén al mando de los demás.

Jodi Picoult

Whether it was power they sought, or revenge, or love-well, those were all just different forms of hunger. The bigger the hole inside you, the more desperate you became to fill it.

Ralph Ellison

I could hardly get to sleep for dreaming of revenge.

Addison Moore

They say the only way you can truly kill a Celestra is by fire. I would gladly lend myself to the flames to peer down eternally over this sinful disgrace of a planet that houses cowards such as these.

Norris Henderson

In a fair and just society you can't create laws based on how you feel at the worst moment in your life.

Richelle E. Goodrich

A society built upon a foundation of vengeance is a society doomed to destroy itself.

Bamigboye Olurotimi

He who puts off the light of another had sown the seed of darkness into his own future.

Ziad K. Abdelnour

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

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