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    revenge Quotes

    ... our government is heading in the direction of violent revenge, with the prospect of sons, daughters, parents, friends in distant lands dying, suffering, and nursing further grievances against us. It is not the way to go. It will not avenge our son's death. Not in our son's name.
    — Orlando Rodriguez
    I've learned that from a war ignited by revenge, nothing can be born, but sorrow. - Aladdin
    — Ohtaka Shinobu
    tags: sorrow  revenge  war 
    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
    tags: time  hate  human  revenge 
    When your Islamic discourse with someone becomes a debate, that's when you know that you have to stop. The psychology of a debate is like a sports competition, and no one likes to lose. So even if you make a good point, the other person isn't going to congratulate you. They are thinking about revenge.
    — Nouman Ali Khan
    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
    — Nobuhiro Watsuki
    Because revenge is a very known feeling in American culture, theres a certain element of an eye for an eye. Theres the saying, 'Be careful what you wish for, you might get it'. When you wish for revenge, and you think you've gotten it, what happens then? Revenge is just a really good drive for drama and good action.
    — Niels Arden Oplev
    They say that love and tears are learned without any master; and I may say that there is no great need of studying at the court to learn envy and revenge.
    — Nicolas Caussin
    tags: revenge  tears  envy  learn 
    Any story about revenge is ultimately a story about forgiveness, redemption, or the futility of revenge.
    — Nick Wechsler
    I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
    — Niccolo Machiavelli
    Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries - for heavy ones they cannot.
    — Niccolo Machiavelli
    tags: men  revenge 
    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.
    — Niccolo Machiavelli
    tags: fear  men  revenge 
    Any harm you do to a man should be done in such a way that you need not fear his revenge.
    — Niccolo Machiavelli
    tags: fear  men  revenge 
    For it must be noted, that men must either be caressed or else annihilated; they will revenge themselves for small injuries, but cannot do so for great ones; the injury therefore that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance.
    — Niccolo Machiavelli
    tags: fear  men  revenge 
    But in Republics there is a stronger vitality, a fiercer hatred, a keener thirst for revenge. The memory of their former freedom will not let them rest; so that the safest course is either to destroy them, or to go and live in them.
    — Niccolo Machiavelli
    tags: freedom  live  memory  revenge  hatred 
    I think he's going down, ... It's gonna be the 'Revenge for O.J. '
    — Nelly
    tags: revenge 
    Mandela is this extraordinary individual who can inspire the world. Instead of wanting revenge after being brutalized, he showed the world how to forgive.
    — Naomie Harris
    tags: world  revenge  inspire 
    It's more instinctive to want revenge, but we are also capable of immense amounts of forgiveness and love and a compassion that extends even to those who have brutalized us.
    — Naomie Harris
    I'd like to believe that I would be able to give in the same way Mandela did, but in reality, I don't know whether that is true. It is much more likely that I would be left with an immense sense of injustice and immense desire for revenge.
    — Naomie Harris
    After three years down here, I've not learned too much. But one thing I do know is that our bellies aren't big enough for revenge. It turns sour and eats you up. We'll get out, but we'll get out for the sun, the moon, and mothers, not for small-souled enemies, though we'll deal with them when we get there.
    — N.D. Wilson
    tags: enemies  revenge  enemy  moon  mother  year 
    a victor's peace is usually vindictive and stirs up a passion for revenge a generation or so later.
    — Muriel Lester
    tags: peace  revenge  passion 
    The human heart in its perversity finds it hard to escape hatred and revenge.
    — Moshe Chaim Luzzatto
    tags: heart  human  revenge  hatred 
    The dream of my life has risen to become fact. Self-defense in the ghetto will have been a reality. Jewish armed resistance and revenge are facts. I have been a witness to the magnificent, heroic fighting of Jewish men in battle.
    — Mordechai Anielewicz
    It is impossible to put into words what we have been through. What happened exceeded our boldest dreams. The Germans fled twice from the ghetto... My life's dream has come true. Defense in the ghetto has become a fact. Armed Jewish resistance and revenge are actually happening. I have witnessed the glorious and heroic combat of the Jewish fighters.
    — Mordechai Anielewicz
    The Internet is democracy's revenge on democracy.
    — Molly Haskell
    For the most part you are dealing with jealousy, you are dealing with love, you're dealing with hatred, you are dealing with revenge and all of these sort of classic things.
    — Mitchell Hurwitz
    tags: revenge  hatred  jealousy 
    I mean, who wants to live waking up... at least I don't want to live waking up everyday about revenge.
    — Mitchell Baker
    tags: live  revenge 
    I'm kind of speaking for the females, ... what's in our mind if we could get revenge, what it would be like. Not to say that we would do it because we would be locked up if you go by my video version of it but just in our minds, if we could have our way with a relationship gone bad. So it's crazy.
    — Missy Elliot
    Life being what it is, one dreams not of revenge. One just dreams.
    — Miriam Toews
    tags: revenge  dreams 
    If it weren't for my imagination, I would weigh ten thousand pounds. This is because the only way I am able to exercise anymore is through a long and vivid revenge fantasy.
    — Mindy Kaling
    Another old saying is that revenge is a dish best served cold. But it feels best served piping hot, straight out of the oven of outrage. My opinion? Take care of revenge right away.
    — Mindy Kaling
    tags: revenge  right  care  saying 
    Even in my revenge fantasy where all I do is exercise, I can still do only twenty-five pull-ups. Pull-ups are tough, no joke.
    — Mindy Kaling
    You should know I disagree with a lot of traditional advice. For instance, they say the best revenge is living well. I say it's acid in the face-who will love them now?
    — Mindy Kaling
    tags: living  advice  revenge 
    I think Louisville will be fired up for this game. They might be in revenge mode. But, this time of the year records, don't mean much. Anything can happen.
    — Mike Carey
    tags: time  revenge  games  year 
    Revenge never does anyone any good. Killing the person you hate will never ease the pain. Always look forward! Follow the path of light!
    — Mikage
    tags: people  pain  hate  revenge  path 
    Revenge produces nothing in the end. Even if you hate someone enough to kill them, you won't be saved from it. Always face forward. Walk down the path that has light.
    — Mikage
    tags: hate  revenge  path 
    Vengeance and revenge are just two words for pain.
    — Michelle Shocked
    tags: pain  revenge 
    [Donald Trump] is already in revenge mode.
    — Michelle Goldberg
    tags: revenge 
    Perhaps my favourite story is 'Le Passe-Muraille' by Marcel Ayme. It's about a guy who wakes up with a weird faculty that means he can walk through walls. He's a very shy clerk, and he uses it to get revenge, or vent his frustration.
    — Michel Gondry
    tags: revenge  stories 
    Just a few thousand Hezbollah fighters set two countries on fire all by themselves. Don't discount what bloody mayhem and hell a few thousand armed Druze, Christians, and Sunni can do if they decide to go hunting Shia in revenge for destroying their country.
    — Michael Totten
    tags: hell  revenge  fire  christian 
    Living well and ripping your enemy's still-beating heart out with your bare hands is the best revenge.
    — Michael O'Donoghue
    tags: heart  living  revenge 
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