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Do you have something to prove? Do you have some old embarrassment you want to wipe off
the slate? You know, that old saying, "Massive success is the sweetest revenge" is true.
Jim Rohn

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Sir Francis Bacon

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

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Marcus Aurelius

May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of
mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right
Marianne Williamson

The best revenge is living well.
Jerry Seinfeld

You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of
Nelson Mandela

I'm a fighter. I believe in the eye-for-an-eye business. I'm no cheek turner. I got no respect
for a man who won't hit back. You kill my dog, you better hide your cat.
Muhammad Ali

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Josh Billings

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

Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
George Bernard Shaw

He who cannot revenge himself is weak, he who will not is contemptible.
Italian proverb

Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
Alfred Hitchcock

A woman's vengeance knows no bounds.
German proverb

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to
weed it out.
Sir Francis Bacon

The best revenge is massive success.
Frank Sinatra

In world affairs, it is no use indulging in hate and revenge. They are the most expensive and
futile and self-destroying luxuries by which one can squander the treasure accumulated by
the valour of your sons and daughters.
Sir Winston Churchill

Don't get mad. Get even.
Lee Iacocca

No revenge is more honorable than the one not taken.
English proverb

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
Sir Francis Bacon

What should a wise person do when given a blow? Same as Cato when he was attacked; not
fire up or revenge the insult, or even return the blow, but simply ignore it.

Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong.
German proverb

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

People should either be caressed or crushed. If you do them minor damage they will get their
revenge; but if you cripple them there is nothing they can do. If you need to injure someone,
do it in such a way that you do not have to fear their vengeance.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Mr. T once defeated Chuck Norris in a game of tic-tac-toe. In retaliation, Chuck Norris
invented racism.
Chuck Norris jokes

A punishment that penalizes without forestalling is indeed called revenge.
Albert Camus

Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and
retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The revenge that is postponed is not forgotten.
Icelandic proverb

Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural.
William Makepeace Thackeray

There's small revenge in words, but words may be greatly revenged.
Benjamin Franklin

Crom! I have never prayed to you before. I have no tongue for it. No one, not even you, will
remember if we were good men or bad. Why we fought, or why we died. All that matters is
that today, two stood against many. That's what's important! Valor pleases you, Crom; so
grant me this one request. Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, then to hell with you!
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Conan the Barbarian

To take revenge is not shameful.
Lebanese proverb

The idea of hell was born of ignorance, brutality, fear, cowardice, and revenge. This idea
testifies that our remote ancestors were the lowest beasts.
Robert G. Ingersoll

Mediocre people will be intimidated by your success. That's because they haven't been willing
to do whatever it takes to achieve their dreams, so their retaliation is to attack you for doing
what they haven't been willing to do.
Larry Winget

Revenge is a new wrong.
German proverb

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