Revenge is like a ghost. It takes over every man it touches. Its thirst cannot be quenched until the last man standing has fallen.
Modern Warfare 2
If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him.william shakespeare
Revenge is like a two-headed snake. While you watch your opponent go down, you get poisoned yourself.
Grammy Flash always used to say, the trouble with "an eye for an eye" is that everyone ends up blind.
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
There is an old Klingon proverb, "Revenge is a dish best served cold"...and it is very cold, in space...
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.Elizabeth Fry
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
Power is better than revenge. Power is a live thing, by which you reach out to grasp the future. Revenge is a dead thing, reaching out from the past to grasp you.lois mcmaster bujold
Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.
"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth!" "Very good. That way the whole world will be blind and toothless."
'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury.Benjamin Franklin
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.george orwell
To avenge a wrong done to you, is to rob yourself of the comfort of crying out against the injustice of it.cesare pavese
Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand, blood and revenge are hammering in my head.william shakespeare
Revenge is the prime ingredient in the fountain of youth.
It is useless to meet revenge with revenge: it will heal nothing.j. r. r. tolkien
If you wish for revenge, an equally hard blow will be dealt back to yourself.
Revenge is the foundation of justice. Justice began with revenge, and revenge is still the only justice some beings can ever hope for.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.Francis Bacon
Souls made of fire and children of the sun, With whom Revenge is virtue.Edward Young
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.Inigo Montoya
Revenge is the sweetest morsel to the mouth, that ever was cooked in hell.walter scott