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#1. ...if the United States never intended to help, it shouldn't have built up the expectation. The false promise of help was cruel and inexcusable and it would only get worse over time. If a man is drowning and a boat drives past in the distance, the man accepts his death and goes down quietly. If a man is drowning and a boat pulls up beside him, dangles a life jacket, tells the world he wants to help, but then doesn't throw the life jacket, the drowning man dies crying and his family might take a blood oath to take revenge on the boat's crew. This type of anger was already starting to build in Syria and al-Qaeda would capitalize on it. - Author: Richard Engel
Revenge quotes by Richard Engel
#2. I saw houses burned by the Mujahadeen, as well as disfigured bodies of prisoners they'd taken. But I saw other things too: villages destroyed by our shelling and bodies of women, killed by mistake. When you shoot at every rustling in the bushes, there's no time to think about who's there. But for an Afghan, it didn't matter if his wife had been killed intentionally or accidentally. He went into the mountains to see revenge. - Author: Vladislav Tamarov
Revenge quotes by Vladislav Tamarov
#3. Insomnia is his mind's revenge for all the tricky thoughts he has carefully avoided during the daylight hours. - Author: Alain De Botton
Revenge quotes by Alain De Botton
#4. Vampires used to be the Dracula types, but in the last ten years most of them have become weak, brooding androgynes that only go after teenagers. A friend of mine took the opportunity to rid his whole city of them after the forth Mormon Vamps book hit and the sparkle meme was at its strongest."

"So does that make Ms. Mormon Sparkle Vamp a hero?"

"Of a sort. Before they started to sparkle, there were a lot of vamps who were tortured antiheroes, thanks to Rice and Whedon."

Ree grimaced. "Do you know if she was clued in?"

Eastwood shrugged. "She's very secretive, no one in the Underground has been able to say for sure. It's all rumor. My guess is she lost someone to a vampire and decided the greatest revenge she could inflict was to turn them into a laughing stock. - Author: Michael R. Underwood
Revenge quotes by Michael R. Underwood
#5. The best revenge is to improve yourself. - Author: Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Revenge quotes by Ali Ibn Abi Talib
#6. Nothing comes from violence and nothing ever could, for all those born beneath an angry star, lest we forget how fragile we are. - Author: Sting
Revenge quotes by Sting
#7. Revenge is not sweet; it is gloomy and a waste of time. - Author: Anna Bayes
Revenge quotes by Anna Bayes
#8. Everything evil is revenge. - Author: Otto Weininger
Revenge quotes by Otto Weininger
#9. Revenge can only be found on the road to self-destruction. - Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
Revenge quotes by Wayne Gerard Trotman
#10. O, a kiss
Long as my exile, sweet as my revenge!
Now, by the jealous queen of heaven, that kiss I carried from thee, dear, and my true lip
Hath virgined it e'er since. - Author: William Shakespeare
Revenge quotes by William Shakespeare
#11. But what is a memorial, when you come right down to it, but a commemoration of wounds endured? Endured, and resented. Without memory, there can be no revenge. - Author: Margaret Atwood
Revenge quotes by Margaret Atwood
#12. Anger, resentment, jealousy, desire for revenge, lust, greed, antagonisms, and rivalries are the obvious signs that I have left home. And that happens quite easily. When I pay careful attention to what goes on in my mind from moment to moment, I come to the disconcerting discovery that there are very few moments during the day when I am really free from these dark emotions, passions and feelings.

Constantly falling back into an old trap, before I am even fully aware of it, I find myself wondering why someone hurt me, rejected me, or didn't pay attention to me. Without realizing it, I find myself brooding about someone else's success, my own loneliness, and the way the world abuses me. Despite my conscious intentions, I often catch myself daydreaming about becoming rich, powerful, and very famous. All of these mental games reveal to me the fragility of my faith that I am the Beloved One on whom God's favor rests. I am so afraid of being disliked, blamed, put aside, passed over, ignored, persecuted, and killed, that I am constantly developing strategies to defend myself and thereby assure myself of the love I think I need and deserve. And in so doing I move far away from my father's home and choose to dwell in a "distant country. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
Revenge quotes by Henri J.M. Nouwen
#13. What? Why are you making the glee nose? The death of my world is funny? The final vengeance of my people? I will kill you. - Author: Jackson Lanzing
Revenge quotes by Jackson Lanzing
#14. What life she had left could be measured in hours. Small recompense though they were, they belonged to me now. I had only to claim them. - Author: Kim Van Alkemade
Revenge quotes by Kim Van Alkemade
#15. The truth is that The Wild One -- despite an admittedly fictional treatment -- was an inspired piece of film journalism. Instead of institutionalizing common knowledge, in the style of Time, it told a story that was only beginning to happen and which was inevitably influenced by the film. It gave the outlaws a lasting, romance-glazed image of themselves, a coherent reflection that only a very few had been able to find in a mirror, and it quickly became the bike rider's answer to The Sun Also Rises. The image is not valid, but its wide acceptance can hardly be blamed on the movie. The Wild One was careful to distinguish between "good outlaws" and "bad outlaws," but the people who were most influenced chose to identify with Brando instead of Lee Marvin whose role as the villain was a lot more true to life than Brando's portrayal of the confused hero. They saw themselves as modern Robin Hoods ... virile, inarticulate brutes whose good instincts got warped somewhere in the struggle for self-expression and who spent the rest of their violent lives seeking revenge on a world that done them wrong when they were young and defenseless. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
Revenge quotes by Hunter S. Thompson
#16. I'm not sure what they mean by "revenge is a dish best served cold." But I do know this - nobody's ever satisfied with a single helping.

- Heman Lindon, McPherson, Kansas ( a character in Heels Over Head ) - Author: Clay G. Small
Revenge quotes by Clay G. Small
#17. Revenge was a fierce calling from deep within his soul, a cry, a demand for due recompense. - Author: Madison Thorne Grey
Revenge quotes by Madison Thorne Grey
#18. Neil felt a half-second from losing his mind, but then Andrew said his name and Neil's thoughts ground to a startled halt. He was belatedly aware of his hand at his ear and his fingers clenched tight around his phone. He didn't remember pulling it from his pocket or making the decision to dial out. He lowered it and tapped a button, thinking maybe he'd imagined things, but Andrew's name was on his display and the timer put the call at almost a minute already. Neil put the phone back to his ear, but he couldn't find the words for the wretched feeling that was tearing away at him. In three months championships would be over. In four months he'd be dead. In five months the Foxes would be right back here for summer practices with six new faces. Neil could count his life on one hand now. On the other hand was the future he couldn't have: vice-captain, captain, Court. Neil had no right to mourn these missed chances. He'd gotten more than he deserved this year; it was selfish to ask for more. He should be grateful for what he had, and gladder still that his death would mean something. He was going to drag his father and the Moriyamas down with him when he went, and they'd never recover from the things he said. It was justice when he'd never thought he'd get any and revenge for his mother's death. He thought he'd come to terms with it but that hollow ache was back in his chest where it had no right to be. Neil felt like he was drowning. Neil found his voice at last, but the best he h - Author: Nora Sakavic
Revenge quotes by Nora Sakavic
#19. Real revenge is making something of yourself. - Author: Gerard Way
Revenge quotes by Gerard Way
#20. There's small Revenge in Words, but Words may be greatly revenged - Author: Benjamin Franklin
Revenge quotes by Benjamin Franklin
#21. Revenge is simply justice with teeth. - Author: Simon R. Green
Revenge quotes by Simon R. Green
#22. Ours is a nation that does not seek revenge. - Author: George W. Bush
Revenge quotes by George W. Bush
#23. Remember, if a man steals your wife, the best revenge that you can have is to let him keep her. - Author: Various
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#24. Revenge is a human trait, one that has been the cause of the destruction of civilisations many times over. But the goblins live on in peace and harmony, taking little notice of us and our mistakes. - Author: Count Anton Dance Of The Goblins
Revenge quotes by Count Anton Dance Of The Goblins
#25. 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. - Author: Emily Thorne
Revenge quotes by Emily Thorne
#26. Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. - Author: Scott Adams
Revenge quotes by Scott Adams
#27. Success" is the BEST form of REVENGE - Author: Jay McGuiness
Revenge quotes by Jay McGuiness
#28. I've had your kiss. I know what you taste like, and that's only worsened the need. Made me crave more. - Author: Naima Simone
Revenge quotes by Naima Simone
#29. Where did payback end exactly? Charlie Upton had murdered Jim's Pa. Jim killed Charlie. One day Jim might get shot or hanged for what he did to Charlie and sometone like Mutt or Jon Highfather might seek revenge in his name. How far back did the blood flow? When was it enough? Could anything ever get square? - Author: R.S. Belcher
Revenge quotes by R.S. Belcher
#30. It is by our actions that we are destroyed or saved. The choice is ours. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Revenge quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#31. Everytime I hold you is the last time I hold you, I've known that since the very first time. - Author: Joakim Zander
Revenge quotes by Joakim Zander
#32. Leaving home is living as though I do not yet have a home, and must look far and wide to find one. Home is the center of my being, where I can hear the voice that says, "You are my beloved. On you my favor rests," the same voice that gave life to the first Adam and spoke to Jesus, the second Adam. The same voice that speaks to all the children of God and sets them free to live in the midst of a dark world while remaining in the light. I have heard that voice. It has spoken to me in the past and continues to speak to me now. It is the never-interrupted voice of love speaking from eternity and giving life and love wherever it is heard. When I hear that voice, I know that I am home with God and have nothing to fear. As the beloved of my heavenly Father, "I can walk in the valley of darkness: no evil would I fear." As the beloved I can "cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out devils." Having "received without charge," I can "give without charge." As the Beloved, I can confront, console, admonish, and encourage without fear of rejection or need for affirmation. As the Beloved I can suffer persecution without desire for revenge and receive praise without using it as a proof of my goodness. As the Beloved I can be tortured and killed without ever having to doubt that the love that is given to me is stronger than death. As the Beloved I am free to live and give life, free also to die while giving life.
Jesus has made it clear to me that the same voice that h - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
Revenge quotes by Henri J.M. Nouwen
#33. Yours be the advantage all, mine the revenge - Author: John Milton
Revenge quotes by John Milton
#34. Christian ethics demand that you should not take revenge. The paradox is, naturally, that Christians worship a God who is the greatest avenger of them all. Defy him and you burn in eternal hell, an act of revenge which is completely out of proportion to the crime - Author: Jo Nesbo
Revenge quotes by Jo Nesbo
#35. I'll find a day to massacre them all
And raze their faction and their family,
The cruel father and his traitorous sons,
To whom I sued for my dear son's life,
And make them know what 'tis to let a queen
Kneel in the streets and beg for grace in vain. - Author: William Shakespeare
Revenge quotes by William Shakespeare
#36. Think of what you told me," Kostya said.

"What?"

"'If we get to the end of the course . . . we shall become just like them. And we shall speak their language. Then we'll take revenge.'"

Sasha shook her head. "If we get to the end of this course, we won't want to take revenge anymore. We'll become just like them . . . and we'll want to be like them. - Author: Marina Dyachenko
Revenge quotes by Marina Dyachenko
#37. Simply coming to the perpetrator and delivering the message is Nozick's definition of revenge. And in that sense, Adi is exacting revenge. When people ask, "Does Adi want revenge?" - they mean violent revenge. But in Nozick's formulation, it is revenge. That is the essence of revenge. - Author: Errol Morris
Revenge quotes by Errol Morris
#38. Most of us will. We'll choose knowledge no matter what, we'll maim ourselves in the process, we'll stick our hands into the flames for it if necessary. Curiosity is not our only motive: love or grief or despair or hatred is what drives us on. We'll spy relentlessly on the dead: we'll open their letters, we'll read their journals, we'll go through their trash, hoping for a hint, a final word, an explanation, from those who have deserted us--who've left us holding the bag, which is often a good deal emptier than we'd supposed.

But what about those who plant such clues, for us to stumble on? Why do they bother? Egotism? Pity? Revenge? A simple claim to existence, like scribbling your initials on a washroom wall? The combination of presence and anonymity--confession without penance, truth without consequences--it has its attractions. Getting the blood off your hands, one way or another.

Those who leave such evidence can scarcely complain if strangers come along afterwards and poke their noses into every single thing that would once have been none of their business. And not only strangers: lovers, friends, relations. We're voyeurs, all of us. Why should we assume that anything in the past is ours for the taking, simply because we've found it? We're all grave robbers, once we open the doors locked by others.

But only locked. The rooms and their contents have been left intact. If those leaving them had wanted oblivion, there was always fire. - Author: Margaret Atwood
Revenge quotes by Margaret Atwood
#39. No matter what you say, or how much you talk, someone isn't really forgiven until you can stand beside them without wanting to slap them in the face. - Author: Alan Heathcock
Revenge quotes by Alan Heathcock
#40. A strike within the realm of the professional never justifies retribution in the realm of the personal - Author: Kelley Armstrong
Revenge quotes by Kelley Armstrong
#41. What goes around, comes around. - Author: Willie Nelson
Revenge quotes by Willie Nelson
#42. He moved a little, as if intending to push away from her, and she reached out impulsively, her short arms catching his broad shoulders. She embraced him protectively, although it might seem ridiculous to shelter such a physically powerful creature. Devlin stiffened. To her surprise, and perhaps his, he gradually accepted her hold, hunching over to accommodate her short stature. His black head lowered almost to her shoulder. Amanda put her hand on his nape of his neck, where the warm edge of skin met the crisp edge of his collar.
"Jack..." She meant to sound sympathetic, but somehow her voice came out as briskly pragmatic as ever. "What you did was neither illegal nor immoral, and there is certainly no point in wasting your time with regrets. You needn't berate yourself for something you can't change. And as you say, you had no choice. If you wish for revenge against your father and siblings for their treatment of you, I suggest that you apply yourself to being happy."
He gave a brief huff of laughter against her ear. "My practical princess," he muttered, his arms tightening around her. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
Revenge quotes by Lisa Kleypas
#43. The character and the play of Hamlet are central to any discussion of Shakespeare's work. Hamlet has been described as melancholic and neurotic, as having an Oedipus complex, as being a failure and indecisive, as well as being a hero, and a perfect Renaissance prince. These judgements serve perhaps only to show how many interpretations of one character may be put forward. 'To be or not to be' is the centre of Hamlet's questioning. Reasons not to go on living outnumber reasons for living. But he goes on living, until he completes his revenge for his father's murder, and becomes 'most royal', the true 'Prince of Denmark' (which is the play's subtitle), in many ways the perfection of Renaissance man.
Hamlet's progress is a 'struggle of becoming' - of coming to terms with life, and learning to accept it, with all its drawbacks and challenges. He discusses the problems he faces directly with the audience, in a series of seven soliloquies - of which 'To be or not to be' is the fourth and central one. These seven steps, from the zero-point of a desire not to live, to complete awareness and acceptance (as he says, 'the readiness is all'), give a structure to the play, making the progress all the more tragic, as Hamlet reaches his aim, the perfection of his life, only to die. - Author: Ronald Carter
Revenge quotes by Ronald Carter
#44. Lesley Gore's part-time field was pop singer, and in her brief but urgent prime, she was the Queen of Teen Angst. She endured heartbreak as a birthday girl betrayed by her beau in 'It's My Party,' savored revenge in the sequel 'Judy's Turn to Cry' and belted the proto-feminist anthem 'You Don't Own Me.' - Author: Richard Corliss
Revenge quotes by Richard Corliss
#45. I forget nothing and then, one day, there will be revenge. Innocence isn't exactly everywhere. But I will say innocence also takes you far in photography. - Author: Karl Lagerfeld
Revenge quotes by Karl Lagerfeld
#46. It's not so much revenge, but I think you want to hold on to a little of that just for extra motivation. - Author: Brenden Morrow
Revenge quotes by Brenden Morrow
#47. I also knew that the deep rumble rolling through us was only nerves, a sensitivity to imagined repercussion, as if a sound were built into revenge. - Author: Nathan Englander
Revenge quotes by Nathan Englander
#48. He made a pit and digged it. He was cunning in his plans and industrious in his labors. He stooped to the dirty work of digging. He did not fear to soil his own hands. He was willing to work in a ditch if others might fall therein. What mean things men will do to wreak revenge on the godly. They hunt for good men as if they were brute beasts - they that will not give them the fair chase afforded to the hare or the fox, but must secretly entrap them because they can neither run them down nor shoot them down. Our enemies will not meet us to the face for they fear us as much as they pretend to despise us. But let us look on to the end of the scene. The verse says he has fallen into the ditch that he has made. Ah, there he is. Let us laugh at his disappointment. Lo, he is himself the beast. He has hunted his own soul. The chase has brought him a goodly victim. So should it ever be. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Revenge quotes by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
#49. Revenge is a bad policy if you gain nothing out of it, but under the same circumstances, forgiveness is even a worse one. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
Revenge quotes by M.F. Moonzajer
#50. Teller contended, not implausibly, that hydrogen bombs keep the peace, or at least prevent thermonuclear war, because the consequences of warfare between nuclear powers are now too dangerous. We haven't had a nuclear war yet, have we? But all such arguments assume that the nuclear-armed nations are and always will be, without exception, rational actors, and that bouts of anger and revenge and madness will never overtake their leaders (or military and secret police officers in charge of nuclear weapons). In the century of Hitler and Stalin, this seems ingenuous. - Author: Carl Sagan
Revenge quotes by Carl Sagan
#51. Some of the streets are, however, genuinely narrow. These same streets may not be filled with machine-gun fire and the dramatic screech of violins, but they overflow with the invisible and innumerable longings of the human heart. Love continues to minister here, but betrayal still wears its perfidious face, hatred hollows out the weak man's breast, revenge pursues its self-defeating course; and the unfulfilled dreams of the multitude haunt the island like so many hungry ghosts. - Author: John Dolan
Revenge quotes by John Dolan
#52. FIGHT FOR EQUALITY, NOT TO SEEK REVENGE, PLEASE! - Author: Jimmy Tudeski
Revenge quotes by Jimmy Tudeski
#53. I leave this as a declaration of intent, so no one will be confused. One: "Si vis pacem, para bellum." Latin. Boot Camp Sergeant made us recite it like a prayer. "Si vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for war." Two: Frank Castle is dead. He died with his family. Three: in certain extreme situations, the law is inadequate. In order to shame its inadequacy, it is necessary to act outside the law. To pursue... natural justice. This is not vengeance. Revenge is not a valid motive, it's an emotional response. No, not vengeance. Punishment. - Author: Jonathan Hensleigh
Revenge quotes by Jonathan Hensleigh
#54. Some ride the bullet to vent, while some shoot the bullet to revenge. - Author: Anthony Liccione
Revenge quotes by Anthony Liccione
#55. Yes, fruits and vegetables are healthy. But you want to know why I eat them? Revenge. - Author: Jarod Kintz
Revenge quotes by Jarod Kintz
#56. have seen how the fear of becoming subject to God's revenge and punishment has paralyzed the mental and emotional lives of many people, independently of their age, religion, or life-style. This paralyzing fear of God is one of the great human tragedies. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
Revenge quotes by Henri J.M. Nouwen
#57. Out there was a man who had murdered his daughter. And another who had stepped on her heart. His hatred should be aimed at the one who killed her, but all he could picture was Yoshino being literally kicked out of that car. - Author: Shuichi Yoshida
Revenge quotes by Shuichi Yoshida
#58. My personal convictions drive me to join those like-minded, in the recruitment of a growing army without guns, no hatred or prejudice, but with a leadership voice of influence and harnessing resources to create the change they desire. The major problems facing the world, particularly our beloved African continent, will not be won by sanctions, cruelty, ethnic cleansing, revenge, guns or bullets. The challenges are not largely externally motivated, so the platform to change them must shift. Shift from selfish to selfless, from external to internal, from behaviours to beliefs. Some of them are externally sponsored but self-inflicted, whilst most of them are due to greed, short-sightedness, abuse and selfishness. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
Revenge quotes by Archibald Marwizi
#59. There is no pleasure in the world to match the giddiness of revenge. - Author: John Beachem
Revenge quotes by John Beachem
#60. We know we should have won that game. But that doesn't mean we look at it as a revenge game. It means we think we should have won; and now, let's correct it. - Author: Phillip Daniels
Revenge quotes by Phillip Daniels
#61. One ingredient of revenge is always pride. - Author: Eleanor Dark
Revenge quotes by Eleanor Dark
#62. Truth be told, are you ready to defend yourself? - Author: Aireen Pontillo
Revenge quotes by Aireen Pontillo
#63. When the anarchist, as the mouthpiece of the declining levels of society, insists on 'right,' 'justice,' 'equal rights' with such beautiful indignation, he is just acting under the pressure of his lack of culture, which cannot grasp why he really suffers, what he is poor in– in life.

A drive to find causes is powerful in him: it must be somebody's fault that he's feeling bad . . . Even his 'beautiful indignation' does him good; all poor devils like to whine--it gives them a little thrill of power. Even complaints, the act of complaining, can give life the charm on account of which one can stand to live it: there is a subtle dose of revenge in every complaint; one blames those who are different for one's own feeling bad, and in certain circumstances even being bad, as if they were guilty of an injustice, a prohibited privilege. 'If I'm a lowlife, you should be one too': on this logic, revolutions are built.–

Complaining is never good for anything; it comes from weakness. Whether one ascribes one's feeling bad to others or to oneself–the socialist does the former, the Christian, for example, the latter–makes no real difference. What is common to both and, let us add, what is unworthy, is that it should be someone's fault that one is suffering–in short, that the sufferer prescribes the honey of revenge as a cure for his own suffering. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Revenge quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
#64. The best revenge is not to be like your enemy. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
Revenge quotes by Marcus Aurelius
#65. Just like me. Just like so many others. Tragedies may change who we are, may alter the paths we take, sometimes drastically. But we can still continue on, continue living for tomorrow. Tomorrow is always worth fighting for." Mach Derune, A Time for Revenge, The End of Old Ways series - Author: A.W.Chrystalis
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#66. They say when seeking revenge, dig two graves, one for you and one for them. - Author: J.M. Darhower
Revenge quotes by J.M. Darhower
#67. Revenge feels right only to those directly involved. Justice feels right even to outsiders. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
Revenge quotes by Marilyn Vos Savant
#68. To forgive is indeed the best form of self-interest since anger, resentment, and revenge are corrosive of that summum bonum, the greatest good. - Author: Desmond Tutu
Revenge quotes by Desmond Tutu
#69. Living well is the best revenge (Margot Radcliffe) - Author: Laura Moore
Revenge quotes by Laura Moore
#70. It's the moment when something happens not just deep among the trees but also in the dark interior of the human heart, for the heart, too, has its night and its wild surges, as strong an instinct for the hunt as a wolf or a stag. The human night is filled with the crouching forms of dreams, desires, vanities, self-interest, mad love, envy, and the thirst for revenge, as the desert night conceals the puma, the hawk and the jackal. - Author: Sandor Marai
Revenge quotes by Sandor Marai
#71. Success is the best revenge for anything. - Author: Ed Sheeran
Revenge quotes by Ed Sheeran
#72. Revenge is really a perverse form of communication, a twisted attempt at repair. - Author: Terrence Real
Revenge quotes by Terrence Real
#73. There were many, many debts to be paid before she left Rifthold and took back her throne. Starting now. Fortunate that she was in a killing sort of mood. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
Revenge quotes by Sarah J. Maas
#74. The laws of changeless justice bind oppressor and oppressed; and, close as sin and suffering joined we march to fate abreast. - Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Revenge quotes by John Greenleaf Whittier
#75. That love at first sight should happen to me, was Life's most delicious revenge on a self-opinionated fool. - Author: Charles Boyer
Revenge quotes by Charles Boyer
#76. The uglier, older, meaner, iller, poorer I get, the more I wish to take my revenge by doing brilliant color, well arranged, resplendent. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
Revenge quotes by Vincent Van Gogh
#77. His mother was exacting revenge because he'd dared to marry me, and his father - well, we weren't exactly sure. Either - Author: Sara Gruen
Revenge quotes by Sara Gruen
#78. Neither is it safe to count upon the weakness of any man's understanding, who is thoroughly possessed of the spirit of revenge to sharpen his invention. - Author: Jonathan Swift
Revenge quotes by Jonathan Swift
#79. Success is the best revenge. I always feel women should answer back either with their sarcasm or success. - Author: Kangana Ranaut
Revenge quotes by Kangana Ranaut
#80. Instead, our system of "corrections" is about arm's-length revenge and retribution, all day and all night. Then its overseers wonder why people leave prison more broken than when they went in. V - Author: Piper Kerman
Revenge quotes by Piper Kerman
#81. There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
Revenge quotes by Jean Baudrillard
#82. The youth had resolved not to budge whatever should happen. Some arrows of scorn that had buried themselves in his heart had generated strange and unspeakable hatred. It was clear to him that his final and absolute revenge was to be achieved by his dead body lying, torn and gluttering, upon the field. This was to be a poignant retaliation upon the officer who had said "mule drivers," and later "mud diggers," for in all the wild graspings of his mind for a unit responsible for his sufferings and commotions he always seized upon the man who had dubbed him wrongly. And it was his idea, vaguely formulated, that his corpse would be for those eyes a great and salt reproach. - Author: Stephen Crane
Revenge quotes by Stephen Crane
#83. Revenge would have shattered us both. But you've given us the opportunity to be strong. To mend our hearts instead of break them further. - Author: Nadine Brandes
Revenge quotes by Nadine Brandes
#84. Midnight's the only time where you can be both in the past, present, and future. - Author: Rachel Van Dyken
Revenge quotes by Rachel Van Dyken
#85. One thing at a time,' said the Boy. 'You must be patient. This is a day of hope and wild revenge. Do not interrupt me. I am a courier from another world. I bring you golden words.
Listen!' said the Boy. 'Where I come from there is no more fear. But there is a roaring and a bellowing and a cracking of bones. And sometimes there is silence when, lolling on your thrones, your slaves adore you. - Author: Mervyn Peake
Revenge quotes by Mervyn Peake
#86. I have learned that it is one thing to kill in battle, to send a brave man's soul to the corpse hall of the gods, but quite another to take a helpless man's life ... - Author: Bernard Cornwell
Revenge quotes by Bernard Cornwell
#87. Here's what I learned over the years. Know the mission, what is expected of you and your people. Get to know those people, their attitudes and expectations. Visit all the shops and sections. Ask questions. Don't be shy. Learn what each does, how the parts fit into the whole. Find out what supplies and equipment are lacking, what the workers need. To whom does each shop chief report? Does that officer really know the people under him, is he aware of their needs, their training? Does that NCO supervise or just make out reports without checking facts? Remember, those reports eventually come to you. Don't try to bullshit the troops, but make sure they know the buck stops with you, that you'll shoulder the blame when things go wrong. Correct without revenge or anger. Recognize accomplishment. Reward accordingly. Foster spirit through self-pride, not slogans, and never at the expense of another unit. It won't take long, but only your genuine interest and concern, plus follow-up on your promises, will earn you respect. Out of that you gain loyalty and obedience. Your outfit will be a standout. But for God's sake, don't ever try to be popular! That weakens your position, makes you vulnerable. Don't have favorites. That breeds resentment. Respect the talents of your people. Have the courage to delegate responsibility and give the authority to go with it. Again, make clear to your troops you are the one who'll take the heat. - Author: Robin Olds
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#88. Darkness scares us. We yearn for the comfort of light as it provides shape and form, allowing us to recognize and define what's before us. But what is it we're afraid of really? Not the darkness itself, but the truth we know hides within. - Author: Emily Thorne
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#89. 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. - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#90. Revenge is a dish that is best served cold. - Author: Pierre Choderlos De Laclos
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#91. We can more easily avenge an injury than requite a kindness; on this account, because there is less difficulty in getting the better of the wicked than in making one's self equal with the good. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#92. In Frankenstein there is a transfer first of life into death (in the creation and animation of the monster), and then of death into life, as the monster takes his revenge on the father who gave him life but withheld recognition. - Author: Laura Mullen
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#93. You are not permitted to kill a woman who has wronged you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#94. If a man, notoriously and designedly, insults and affronts you, knock him down; but if he only injures you, your best revenge is to be extremely civil to him in your outward behaviour, though at the same time you counterwork him, and return him the compliment, perhaps with interest. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#95. I swore on my knees at the altar where you held me that I would kill you. It was an oath you made me make in my own blood. And now I have returned to give you the promised blade. - Author: T. Mountebank
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#96. God knows how to bring justice in your life. It may not happen overnight, but it will happen.
We all go through situations in which we are treated unfairly. Maybe somebody is gossiping about you, or picking on you, trying to make you look bad at school or work. The natural response is to defend yourself or strike back. Human nature wants to get revenge. We like to get even. But the Lord says, "Vengeance is Mine" (Deuteronomy 32:35 NKJV). That means God will make your wrongs right. God wants to repay you for every unfairness. He is a God of justice.
The bottom line is this: God wants you to have the last laugh.
Here's how it can happen. Romans 12:19 says to never avenge yourselves, but to let God do it. Notice, you can avenge yourself, or you can let God be your avenger; but you cannot have it both ways.
If you take matters into your own hands, God will step back and say, "You go ahead. You don't need My help." But if you learn to stay on the high road, control your emotions, and let God be your avenger, He will show up and say, "All right. Let Me go to work. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#97. My mama always said, You can always ask. The worst they can do is say no. But I don't think Mama was thinking about revenge and murder when she dealt out that piece of homespun advice - Author: Catrina Burgess
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#98. I don't think you should support the death penalty to seek revenge. I don't think that's right. I think the reason to support the death penalty is because it saves other people's lives. - Author: George W. Bush
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#99. 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. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#100. Gradually this truth is beginning to dawn on the political class, so that even socialists have come to accept that the poor are not helped by taking revenge against the rich, but by opening the doors to social advancement. Since - Author: Roger Scruton
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#101. Once it builds up in the victim's system, a threshold is reached, the organs begin to fail, and the degeneration is irreversible. It's not a killer. It's a thief. It steals years. And he will never get them back.
I felt a little chill at the satisfaction in her voice. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#102. Justice is about making them pay for [her] pain. Revenge is making them pay for yours. - Author: Erica O'Rourke
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#103. Drinking, eating, shopping, revenge, rebound sex, drugs or whatever your poison may be will number the pain - but that's all. - Author: Greg Behrendt
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#104. Never go in, miss. Never say a prayer at its door. If you are angry, do not seek revenge by the Laughing Maiden stone, or at the threshold of the Tombs. There be those who listen for oaths and vows, and them that takes it quite to heart. What may be said in innocence and ire becomes flesh and blood should it be uttered in such places. - Author: Douglas Clegg
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#105. Many people mess up every new day with what happened yesterday. They insist on bringing into today the failures of yesterday, and in so doing pollute a potentially wonderful day. When bitterness, resentment, and revenge are allowed to live in the human heart, words of affirmation will be impossible to speak. The best thing we can do with past failures is to let them be history. - Author: Gary Chapman
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#106. The lesson from the smith and wesson is depressin'. - Author: The Notorious B.I.G.
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#107. I'm not a cop. I'm just a tattoo artist. I'm just a guy who used to be in love with a girl. I'm just a fool who's been fooled too many times before. I'm just a man who's finally getting his revenge. - Author: Karina Halle
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#108. Enough rationalization. They simply had what you wanted, so you took it.

[My chair-- I shit on my good chair!]

You shit more than just your chair.

You shit the world. All you ever cared about was winning -- And you did.

The last man standing on a mountain of filth [. . .]

Kazumi taught forgiveness. She accepted all refugees looking for a better life. And you turned that against her.

Kazumi would show mercy.

I'm not Kazumi. - Author: Rick Remender
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#109. The best sort of revenue is not to be like him who did the injury. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#110. On the Republican side, the emotional bonds of family launched a major social organization led by nietos, the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory. Late in 2000 Emilio Silva and Santiago Macías began a personal search for the unmarked graves of their Republican ancestors.

[...] Descendants of executed Republicans told a journalist that "without the body, the pain never ceases." "Never," she reported, "have they spoken of vengeance, of revenge, or of anything that resembles that. In an exhumation, they never raise their eyes from the ground. They are not thinking of reopening wounds, but of closing, for once, their own." This journalist, Natalia Junquera, also quoted a distinguished professor of psychiatry who said, "The hatred dies, it is extinguished, but the necessity of putting a name to the dead, of honoring them, no. There always comes a moment in which one has to put an end to this interminable trauma." [63] - Author: Paul D. Escott
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#111. 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. - Author: Naomie Harris
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#112. Therein lies the defect of revenge: it's all in the anticipation; the thing itself is a pain, not a pleasure; at least the pain is the biggest end of it. - Author: Mark Twain
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#113. Much of what I learned about forgiveness I learned by inhabiting the lives of my characters. Even villains act with reasonable intent. Mercy is easier with understanding. Still, it helps that on paper I can kill them off. - Author: Joyce Rachelle
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#114. While we somehow understand revenge on an intuitive level between individuals, I do suspect that companies, assuming that people are rational, completely miss and underestimate the motivation people have for revenge. - Author: Dan Ariely
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#115. Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#116. Do not anger for your enemies use cold fire to kill them by mind. - Author: Prashant Chauhan
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#117. All were expecting to die, and every day of their life was a day of suffering and torment. All had witnessed terrible crimes, and the Germans would have spared none of them; the gas chambers awaited them. Most, in fact, were sent to the gas chambers after only a few days of work, and were replaced by people from new contingents. Only a few dozen people lived for weeks and months, rather than for days and hours; these were skilled workers, carpenters and stonemasons, and the bakers, tailors and barbers who ministered to the Germans' everyday needs. These people created an Organizing Committee for an uprising. It was of course, only the already-condemned, only people possessed by an all-consuming hatred and a fierce thirst for revenge, who could have conceived such an insane plan. They did not want to escape until they had destroyed Treblinka. And they destroyed it. - Author: Chil Rajchman
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#118. Confession: Imagine if love, not law, was the standard by which we learned to examine ourselves and confess our sins against God, neighbor, and the earth we share. Imagine if each week we were guided into the kind of self-examination that helped us name and turn from our unloving acts in recent days. And imagine if, along with confessing our sins, we confessed or named our hurts, the places where others have wounded us, so that we could process our pain and then respond in a way that doesn't give in to resentment or revenge. - Author: Brian McLaren
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#119. Great sermon helped me to reflect on scape goats, forgiveness, revenge and the messiness of community.. where I referenced this sermon. Thanks! Keep preaching the damn Gospel! - Author: Bill Peterson
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#120. Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries - for heavy ones they cannot. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#121. In the dream of the planet it is normal for humans to suffer, to live in fear, and to create emotional dramas. The outside dream is not a pleasant dream; it is a dream of violence, a dream of fear, a dream of war, a dream of injustice. The personal dream of humans will vary, but globally it is mostly a nightmare. If we look at human society we see a place so difficult to live in because it is ruled by fear. Throughout the world we see human suffering, anger, revenge, addictions, violence in the street, and tremendous injustice. It may exist at different levels in different countries around the world, but fear is controlling the outside dream. - Author: Miguel Ruiz
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#122. Mind my words, Cheshire, I will have you banished from this kingdom if you tempt me."
"An empty threat from an empty girl."
She rounded on him, teeth flashing. "I am not empty. I am full to the brim with murder and revenge. I am overflowing and I do not think you wish for me to overflow on to you."
"There was a time" – Cheshire yawned – "when you overflowed with whimsy and icing sugar. I liked that Catherine better. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#123. America could carry on a two years' war by the confiscation of the property of disaffected persons, and be made happy by their expulsion. Say not that this is revenge, call it rather the soft resentment of a suffering people, who, having no object in view but the good of all, have staked their own all upon a seemingly doubtful event. Yet it is folly to argue against determined hardness; eloquence may strike the ear, and the language of sorrow draw forth the tear of compassion, but nothing can reach the heart that is steeled with prejudice. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#124. If a man has tortured and killed your father, your mother, your sweetheart, in short, one of those beings who leave an eternal emptiness and a perpetually bleeding wound when they are torn from your heart, do you think society has given you sufficient reparation because the blade of the guillotine has passed between the murderer's trapezius and his occipital bone, because the who made you undergo long years of mental and emotional suffering has undergone a few seconds of physical pain? - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#125. The offender needs pity, not wrath; those who must needs be corrected, should be treated with tact and gentleness; and one must be always ready to learn better. 'The best kind of revenge is, not to become like unto them.' - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#126. You're wicked through and through."
He leaned into her, his nostrils picking up her musky scent. "Tell me the truth. You love it when I'm
being wicked. You like the danger and excitement of it all."
She opened her mouth quickly in an attempt to deny his statement, but he simply stared her into
admitting the truth. "Yes. Yes, I like it when you're being wicked. - Author: Monica Burns
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#127. That he will haunt the footsteps of his enemy after death is the one revenge which a dying man can promise himself; and if men had power thus to avenge themselves the earth would be peopled with phantoms. ("Eveline's Visitant") - Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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#128. Sure, sometimes you gotta let things go, but other times you can't till you set things right. And I know darn well it ain't worth arguing with a preacher. The only truths they believe are their own words. - Author: Erin Bowman
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#129. What was it, she wondered, this need to brandish his shiny new metropolitan life at her? As soon as she'd met him at the arrivals gate on his return from Thailand, lithe and brown and shaven-headed, she knew that there was no chance of a relationship between them. Too much had happened to him, too little had happened to her. Even so this would be the third girlfriend, lover, whatever, that she had met in the last nine months, Dexter presenting them up to her like a dog with a fat pigeon in his mouth. Was it some kind of some sick revenge for something? Because she got a better degree than him? Didn't he know what this was doing to her, sat at table nine with their groins jammed in each other's faces? - Author: David Nicholls
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#130. Arin imagined how, if he could, he would kneel before the boy he had been. He'd cradle himself to his chest, let the child bury his wet face against his shoulder. Shh, Arin would tell him. You will be lonely, but you' ll become strong. One day, you will have your revenge. - Author: Marie Rutkoski
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#131. Little vicious minds abound with anger and revenge and are incapable of feeling te pleasure of forgiving their enemies. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#132. Curious, I asked, "Why do I scare you so much?"

"You don't scare me," she responded immediately, sounding defensive.

"Then why are your hands shaking?"

Jennifer let the spoon fall into the batter bowl and leaned against the counter, her eyes lifting for the briefest of seconds. "You don't scare me, I'm just . . . I'm just nervous."

"Why're you nervous?"

"Because . . . because . . . because you're dangerous. And I have a hard time believing your revenge plan involved anything as benign as a male stripper."

"Make no mistake, George is not benign. He is an eighty-five-year-old committed professional and brings his gun. Well, he brings both his guns. - Author: Penny Reid
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#133. Anybody ever asks you what the sweetest thing in life is - it's revenge. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#134. He closed his eyes and the warmth sank into his head, bringing an immediate sense of life. Reality came through the violent breathing, and with a sort of nostalgic remorse. He felt as though he was waiting tranquilly for some undefined revenge. - Author: Yasunari Kawabata
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#135. It's funny, most people think that revenge is a passionate affair, driven by rage and pain. But it can't be. Feelings such as those make you weak. They overwrite thought and cause reckless impulses that lead to poor decisions. - Author: Carrie Ryan
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#136. I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist. - Author: Robert Crumb
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#137. All by yourself, unable to express the pain of your distress with your deeper inside. You alienate yourself and everybody else. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#138. Revenge is calmer, cold, and calculating. It has a plan. It's willing to wait. Sometimes it only has to simmer for a couple of days, sometimes weeks or months. The longer revenge cooks, the more potent it becomes. Unleashed at a toxic level, it can take the carrier with it. - Author: Adrienne Wilder
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#139. You can't change the world if your motive is revenge. Vibes like that just aren't productive. - Author: Charlie Huston
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#140. I mean, who wants to live waking up ... at least I don't want to live waking up everyday about revenge. - Author: Mitchell Baker
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#141. Your characters get angry at you if you speak about them and stop you from giving birth to them on the page in revenge. Real writers sit down and write. Wannabe writers sit around and talk. - Author: Joe Eszterhas
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#142. Eros mumbled something.
"I'm sorry?" said Aphrodite.
"Whatwouldjesusdo."
"What would Jesus do?" said Aphrodite. "Let me tell you something. Jesus was a very good boy. He would do exactly what his mother told him to."
"But-"
"Jesus was supposed to be a god, right?" said Aphrodite. "Ergo, he did revenge. All gods do revenge."
"Not exactly. He said you should turn the other-"
"What else does your Jesus say?" Aphrodite interrupted.
"I thought you didn't care."
"Let me see," said Aphrodite. "I remember. 'Honour thy father and mother'."
"One, that wasn't Jesus. And two, it's hard to honour your father when there are so many candidates for who he might be."
"That's not very nice," said Aphrodite. "You know who your father is. It's your cousin Ares."
[ ... ]
"I wish the Virgin Mary was my mother," grumbled Eros eventually. - Author: Marie Phillips
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#143. Forgiveness is the kindest form of revenge and it brings the sweetest form of peace on earth. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#144. If one wishes for revenge, before you know it, a hurt as bad as the one wished for will come upon the wisher. - Author: CLAMP
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#145. Those who mock at your letting go are those who respect your revenge. - Author: Fahad Basheer
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#146. By denying feelings of anger, withdrawing from direct communication, casting themselves in the role of victim, and sabotaging others' success, passive aggressive persons create feelings in others of being on an emotional roller coaster.

...exacting hidden revenge, the passive aggressive individual gets others to act out their hidden anger for them. This ability to control someone else's emotional response makes the passive aggressive person feel powerful. He/she becomes the puppeteer - the master of someone else's universe and the controller of their behavior. - Author: Signe Whitson
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#147. I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions; fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases,
heal'd by the same means, warm'd and cool'd by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?
If you prick us, do we not bleed? If
you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die?
And if you wrong us, do we not revenge? If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#148. Can I kiss you?" Marina asks him [Eight].
"I really wish you would. - Author: Pittacus Lore
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#149. But they shared a dream. One of a free world. Not built on corpses, but on hope. On the love that binds us, not the hate that divides. We have lost many. But we are not broken. We are not defeated. We fight on. But we do not fight for revenge for those who have died. We fight for each other. We fight for those who live. We fight for those who don't yet live. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#150. To forgive someone means to let him off the hook, or to cancel a debt he owes you. When you refuse to forgive someone, you still want something from that person, and even if it is revenge you want, it keeps you tied to him forever. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#151. We don't see it as revenge or payback. This year's team is a different team. - Author: Taurean Green
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#152. It comes in many forms. Idly dreaming about the future. Plotting our revenge. Finding refuge in distraction. Refusing to consider that our choices are a reflection of our character. We'd rather do basically anything else. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#153. My name is Winter Kim. Today I killed a man. Soon I hope to kill another. - Author: Paula Stokes
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#154. In order for ethnology to live, its object must die; by dying, the object takes its revenge for being 'discovered' and with its death defies the science that wants to grasp it. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#155. Only Catherine has the capacity to change and mature, although here...our heroine pays a dear price for this change. And she does take a form of revenge on both her father and her suitor: she refuses to give in to them. In the end, she has her triumph. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#156. They whooped our tail last time we was here. So it's time for a little revenge, and show that Florida football is coming back. - Author: Andre Caldwell
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#157. Revenge is a meal best served cold. - Author: Denzel Washington
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#158. Fernand," cried he, "of my hundred names I need only tell you one, to overwhelm you! But you guess it now do you not? - or, rather, you remember it? For notwithstanding all my sorrows and my tortures, I show you today a face which the happiness of revenge makes young again.. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#159. Revenge is starting a fire you can't control. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#160. This tottered ensign of my ancestors
Which swept the desert shore of that dead sea
Whereof we got the name of Mortimer,
Will I advance upon these castle-walls.
Drums, strike alarum, raise them from their sport,
And sing aloud the knell of Gaveston! - Author: Christopher Marlowe
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#161. hate is a virus, revenge its only cure! - Author: Eric Jerome Dickey
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#162. Is this what she would have wanted, Hawke?" Ronan asked quietly. "Justice at the cost of an innocent man and his child? - Author: Sloane Kennedy
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#163. How fares the thumb, boy? well? Aye, merry, 'tis the sign of the penis. With the women, look you, observe the ear. The parts appear and come together. So obesity and malice. So grumbling and nagging. So gossip, envy, spite, and avarice. Slowly settling into. So feminine weakness. Heartless piety. Savage morals. They come together. No more goody geedge. Ruthless, lifelong revenge. Zrrr. Grease in a cold pan. Stay off from gingerly lobed and delicately whorled ones. Thus appear the parts. Mind your uncle, boy, who knows. And the men then. Lewd speech and slovenly habits. And the peasant's suspicion, his cruelty and rancor, his anger, drunkenness, pig-headed ignorance and bestiality. Inevitable they should be parts. Hoolyhoohoo. All in the normal course of nature. And they were saying we had evolved. What did it mean? But, he said in a voice that was clearly audible, I protest this world of unilluminated cocks. He caught the sense of his own words - so absurd - and his body began to shake - half in laughter, half in despair. - Author: William H. Gass
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#164. How did she die?" Grey finally asks.
"Painfully." I hurl the word, dagger sharp, because I'm angry. And hurt ...
Grey's face crumbles. "Oh God." He presses a hand over his eyes as he doubles over, falling to his knees in the surf.
For a moment I stand over him, watching the way that he's broken. Knowing that I'm broken in the same way. My stomach roils at what I say next - at my capacity for cruelty. At my need to hurt him.
But it's the only way I know to save myself. Truth and revenge, my only lifelines. I let myself slip until I'm kneeling next to him. I place my arms around him. Comforting him.
"There's nothing you could have done." I say the words softly, knowing the aching brutality of them.
Because there was something he could have done to save her. He could have told the truth. - Author: Carrie Ryan
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#165. (About a woman's funeral) Do you remember the part in The Wizard of Oz when the witch is dead and the Munchkins start singing? Think that kind of happiness. I swear every woman there was ready to break into song. Maybe a few of the men, too. (p. 80) - Author: Julie Mulhern
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#166. Growing up, I loved Morticia Addams and Lily Munster on one hand, and Jeannie from 'I Dream of Jeannie' on the other. Two completely different ends of the spectrum, kind of like me. - Author: Sarah Shahi
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#167. 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. - Author: Mikage
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#168. For the longest time I studied revenge to the exclusion of all else. I built my first torture chamber in the dark vaults of imagination. Lying on bloody sheets in the Healing Hall I discovered doors within my mind that I'd not found before, doors that even a child of nine knows should not be opened. Doors that never close again. I threw them wide. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#169. Remember these Romans, Hannibal. For the time being, we must ally with them. But the day will come when we will have our vengeance upon them, as we will upon the demons of Harappa. Never forget that."

The boy's voice was grave. "I'll remember. - Author: Jennifer McKeithen
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#170. Convulsive anger storms at large; or pale
And silent, settles into full revenge. - Author: John Tillotson
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#171. I've always been interested in themes of memory, paranoia, and revenge. - Author: Jonathan Nolan
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#172. They all laughed when I said I'd become a comedian. Well, they're not laughing now. - Author: Bob Monkhouse
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#173. Because, baby, revenge is an ugly seed, and once it's planted it soaks into your veins, feeding off your cells until they grow as black and as dark as it is, eventually casting an ominous mask over your soul. That's what my life had become until you. i can't say goodbye again, but I can't have my revenge and have you. I choose you. - Author: J.M. Sevilla
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#174. Revenge is good. I think revenge is healthy too, and if you can use music in that way, a sort of therapeutic way for yourself, it can't do any harm. So if King (For A Day ... Fool For A Lifetime) is angry in any way, it's angry in a random, chaotic, healthy way. Like the guy who goes into a building, shoots a bunch of holes in the wall and then leaves. He didn't kill anybody. - Author: Mike Patton
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#175. But your mind is warped by an innate principle of general integrity, and, therefore, not accessible to the cool reasonings of family partiality, or a desire of revenge. - Author: Jane Austen
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#176. She said the word often enough, and there could be no doubt that she meant to say it; but if the often repeated word had been hate instead of love - despair - revenge - dire death - it could not have sounded from her lips more like a curse. (29.88) - Author: Charles Dickens
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#177. The best form of revenge is success - Author: Peter James
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#178. History is a succession of things that ought never to have happened, and the writing act is a kind of revenge against this. - Author: Breyten Breytenbach
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#179. By dread things I am compelled. I know that. I see the trap closing. I know what I am. But while life is in me I will not stop this violence. No. Oh my friends who is there to comfort me? Who understands? Leave me be, let me go, do not soothe me. This is a knot no one can untie. There will be no rest, there is no retrieval. No number exists for griefs like these. - Author: Sophocles
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#180. Life is, you know, but an idea. You can fill it up with anything really and deceive yourself into believing that is what you need. You can be happy, sad, benevolent, crafty, unpleasant. That man filled it up with nastiness and it destroyed him in the end. I wonder what could have made him that way. Cruelty on the part of others or cruelty in his heart?" - Lady Cavendish - Author: Noorilhuda
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#181. Neil once told me you had to become a monster so that you didn't become the victim of one instead. I don't care what anyone says. I believe him. - Author: Shirley Marr
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#182. I shall revenge myself in the cruelest way you can imagine. I shall forget it. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#183. Vengeance, retaliation, retribution, revenge are deceitful brothers - vile, beguiling demons promising justifiable compensation to a pained soul for his losses. Yet in truth they craftily fester away all else of worth remaining. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#184. Concealed anger is to be feared; but hatred openly manifested destroys its chance of revenge. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#185. In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated. - Author: John McCarthy
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#186. She thinks I'm psycho cause I like to rhyme her name with things. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#187. I miss the days of burning your kind at the stake. For generations we have settled for financial ruin and ostracization of your whorish ancestors - but know this, I will personally gut you and put your head on a pike in my parlor. - Author: Heather McVea
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#188. I'm not letting you go, baby girl. You need to accept that. - Author: A. Zavarelli
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#189. He gasped in despair while he wrote to her knowing everything is going to end.
He: Why did you ruin my image in front of your mother and family though I wasn't the bad guy?
She replied Coldly: I acted childish and took revenge, I wanted to end this relation.
He kept asking all that she accused him of.
She kept admitting false allegations, something kept breaking inside him.
Silence kept creeping into him, sorrow enveloped his soul and tears fell of his eyes for he knew all had ended. - Author: Anonymus Autor
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#190. 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. - Author: Michael Totten
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#191. Down by the river, I shot my baby dead. - Author: Neil Young
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#192. Hate springs from fear. Violence is released hatred. Behind every hateful crime and act of human brutality is an admission of fearfulness. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#193. Ye generous maids, revenge your sex's wrong; Let not the mean destroyer e'er approach Your sacred charms. Now muster all your pride, Contempt and scorn, that, shot from Beauty's eye, Confounds the mighty impudent, and smites The front unknown to shame. - Author: John Armstrong
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#194. You cannot lead America to a positive tomorrow with revenge on one's mind. Revenge is so incredibly negative. - Author: George W. Bush
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#195. Mohammed praises [instances of] tretchery, inhumanity, cruelty, revenge, and bigotry that are utterly incompatible with civilized society. - Author: David Hume
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#196. To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#197. The greatest injustice you can do yourself is 'shapeshifting' to please others. It's tiring and debilitating, even to be around someone as fake as this, but basically, it's ridiculous. Why would anyone, even a Rag Tag, try and pretend to be what they're not?
I'll tell you. Because they're trying to hide their darker side behind a veneer of respectability. And they hate you because you don't do the same. Their psyche leaves them feeling bare and barren inside. And they look at you and they have that hollow feeling of being lost and alone. They live in the gloom of other empty people.
They watch how you are, and they understand that the battle they're fighting isn't against you at all, it's against themselves. And for that they hate you.
But remember, it's their choice - Author: Karl Wiggins
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#198. 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. - Author: Steven Morrissey
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#199. There is revenge and then there is justice. Sometimes the two are met as one.
-Christopher - Author: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
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#200. If you can leave a relationship with love, empathy, and compassion, without any thoughts of revenge, hatred, or fear, that is how you let go. - Author: Brian L. Weiss
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