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.
So bent he seems On desperate revenge, that shall redound Upon his own rebellious head.john milton
revenge is the sweetest morsel to the mouth, that ever was cooked in hell.walter scott
Richard Nixon self-impeached . . . gave us Gerald Ford as his revenge.bella abzug
Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a garbage pile for food.Lewis Mumford
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art.Susan Sontag
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.' "benazir bhutto
We have severely underestimated the Russians, the extent of the country and the treachery of the climate. This is the revenge of reality.heinz guderian
I once bought a Manchester United hat, which I think was 12 shillings, and somebody ran up behind me and pulled it off and just ran ahead. I thought, 'It's a very cruel world, I'm not prepared for this'. And I decided to get my revenge on society.morrissey
There is no finer revenge than that which others inflict on your enemy. Moreover, it has the advantage of leaving you the role of a generous man.cesare pavese
Anarchy had been here all the nineteenth century, with its sinister offspring Nihilism , and it is a simple truth that the human mind can face better the most oppressive government , the most rigid restrictions, than the awful prospect of a lawless, frontierless world . Freedom is a dangerous intoxicant and very few people can tolerate it in any quantity; it brings out the old raiding, oppressing, murderous instincts; the rage for revenge, for power , the lust for bloodshed.
I suspect this picture is pretty close to what fans were hoping for, and for their sake, I'm glad it's markedly better than the two that preceded it. But revenge of the Sith is still crap.stephanie zacharek
There is an old Klingon proverb, "revenge is a dish best served cold"...and it is very cold, in space...
I don't get that -- people going to war over religion. I don't know, I could see going to war over justice or democracy or even revenge. But if you're going to war over religion, now you're just killing people in an argument over who has the better imaginary friend.richard jeni
Vote! Voting's the best revenge.Barack Obama
Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon.Francis Bacon
Cæsar's spirit, ranging for revenge, With Até by his side come hot from hell, Shall in these confines with a monarch's voice Cry "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war.
The Skedar used me, Joanna. You were my best chance at revenge.
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.bernard crick
revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.
revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.