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Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged. - Samuel Johnson


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 shall we not revenge? - William Shakespeare


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


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. - Mark Twain


It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to. - George Santayana


The sun should not set upon our anger; neither should he rise upon our confidence. We should forgive freely, but forget rarely. I will not be revenged, and this I owe to my enemy; but I will remember, and this I owe to myself. - Charles Caleb Colton


He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. - John Milton


Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal. - Euripides


Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire. - Confucius