65 Revenge Quotes On Success In Life

These revenge quotes will inspire you.  Revenge, a desire for vengeance or retribution motivated by revenge or the action of inflicting hurt or harm on someone for an injury or wrong suffered at their hands.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging revenge quotes, revenge sayings, and revenge proverbs.

Best Revenge Quotes

  1. “Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” ~ Confucius
  2. “The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  3. “In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  4. “The best revenge is massive success.” ~ Frank Sinatra

  5. “The best revenge is to improve yourself.” ~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
  6. “An eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. “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
  8. “There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.” ~ Josh Billings

  9. “Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.” ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  10. “It is essential that justice be done, and it is equally vital that justice not be confused with revenge, for the two are wholly different.” ~ Oscar Arias
  11. “Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.” ~ Hiawatha
  12. “No friend ever served me, and no enemy ever wronged me, whom I have not repaid in full.” ~ Sulla
  13. “Revenge is the easiest of emotions to understand and to manipulate.” ~ David Anthony Durham

  14. “Revenge is like a ghost… It takes over every man it touches… Its thirst cannot be quenched… Until the last man standing has fallen.” ~ Vladimir Makarov
  15. “Revenge is a dish that is best served cold.” ~ Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
  16. “Revenge is sweet and not fattening.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock , Sweet revenge quotes
  17. “Don’t get mad, get even.” ~ Robert Kennedy

  18. “Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand, Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.” ~ William Shakespeare
  19. “Without forgiveness life is governed by… an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.” ~ Roberto Assagioli
  20. “Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  21. “Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands. The interests, rights, and liberties of American citizens are no more dear to us than are those of the whole human race. Hence we can allow no appeal to patriotism, to revenge any national insult or injury.” ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  22. “You cannot get ahead while you are getting even.” ~ Dick Armey

  23. “If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  24. “In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.” ~ Francis Bacon
  25. “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 minds.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  26. “Revenge, at first though sweet, Bitter ere long back on itself recoils.” ~ John Milton

  27. “In spite of the fact that the law of revenge solves no social problems, men continue to follow its disastrous leading. History is cluttered with the wreckage of nations and individuals that pursued this self-defeating path.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  28. “When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.” ~ Sacha Guitry
  29. “No more tears now; I will think about revenge.” ~ Mary, Queen of Scots
  30. “Revenge is an inhuman word.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  31. “Revenge is a common passion; it is the sin of the uninstructed. The savage deems it noble; but the religion of Christ, which is the sublime civilizer, emphatically condemns it. Why? Because religion ever seeks to ennoble man, and nothing so debases him as revenge.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
  32. “Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  33. “Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  34. “Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.” ~ Paul Gauguin

  35. “To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.” ~ Pierre Corneille
  36. “Unless we realize our sins enough to call them by name, it is hardly worthwhile to say anything about them at all. When we pray for forgiveness, let us say, “my temper,” or “untruthfulness,” or “pride,” “my selfishness, my cowardice, indolence, jealousy, revenge, impurity.” To recognize our sins, we must look them in the face and call them by their right names, however hard. Honesty in confession calls for definiteness in confession.” ~ Maltbie Davenport Babcock
  37. “Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think fools.” ~ Juvenal
  38. “Men should be either treated generously or destroyed because they take revenge for slight injuries – for heavy ones they cannot.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  39. “To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

  40. “It [revenge] is sweeter far than flowing honey.” ~ Homer
  41. “Little vicious minds abound with anger and revenge and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  42. “Just vengeance does not call for punishment.” ~ Pierre Corneille
  43. “Anyone can rat, but it takes a certain amount of ingenuity to re-rat.” ~ Winston Churchill
  44. “If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” ~ William Blake

  45. “The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel.” ~ Henry Home, Lord Kames
  46. “That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  47. “Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” ~ Francis Bacon
  48. “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” ~ Ricardo Montalban

  49. “Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  50. “Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman.” ~ Martha Stewart
  51. “This is a darker Lex too, because he’s been in prison and he wants revenge. He’s not playing around.” ~ Bryan Singer
  52. “We’re out for revenge and I fancy us to beat them!” ~ Sam Torrance

  53. “Obviously, ISU will be primed for revenge and wants to get that bad taste of the last game out of their mouth.” ~ Jim Les
  54. “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.” ~ Phillip Daniels
  55. “I mean, who wants to live waking up… at least I don’t want to live waking up every day about revenge.” ~ Mitchell Baker
  56. “I’m sure she wants revenge. I’ll just try not to let that happen.” ~ Martina Hingis

  57. “Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits and values.” ~ Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
  58. “Do you who are a Christian desire to be revenged and vindicated, and the death of Jesus Christ has not yet been revenged, nor His innocence vindicated?” ~ Saint Augustine
  59. “The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who injured us, and it is hardly possible for one man to be more unlike another than he that forbears to avenge himself of wrong is to him who did the wrong.” ~ Jane Porter , Best revenge quotes
  60. “Revenge, the attribute of gods! They stamped it with their great image on our natures.” ~ Thomas Otway

  61. “Revenge is a debt, in the paying of which the greatest knave is honest and sincere, and, so far as he is able, punctual.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  62. “Revenge is fever in our own blood, to be cured only by letting the blood of another; but the remedy too often produces a relapse, which is remorse–a malady far more dreadful than the first disease, because it is incurable.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  63. “Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.” ~ Austin O’Malley

  64. “Vengeance to God alone belongs; But, when I think of all my wrongs My blood is liquid flame!” ~ Walter Scott
  65. “In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead.” ~ Uwe Boll

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