A Quote by Kare Anderson on anger, revenge, retaliation, ease, and compassion

Point out to her that she is acting like a jerk and she will go out of her way to prove it to you some more.

Kare Anderson

Source: Say it Better blog - Kare Anderson

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A Quote by Kare Anderson on anger, resentment, revenge, and peace

Holding onto your anger is like clutching a vibrating pole. The harder you clench, the more every part of your being vibrates in reaction.

Kare Anderson

Source: Say it Better blog

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A Quote by Michael Jackson, 1940 on writing, academic writing, authorial will, arcane writing, and revenge

On Academic Writing:

"The more passive one's life in the field, the greater the need to reverse the situation when one returns home, which is why the arcane and authoratative character of academic writing may be seen, to some extent, as a vengeful reaction to the inertia, uneventfulness, and waiting one had to endure as a guest at someone else's banquet. A way of redressing an existental imbalance, as it were-- reclaiming authorial will by superimposing one's own meaning on theirs...

Michael Jackson

Source: In Sierra Leone, Pages: 108

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on clarity and revenge

You cannot make gross sins look clear: To revenge is no valour, but to bear.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Timon of Athens, Act 3, scene 5.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William George Jordan on crime, evil, good, ingratitude, and revenge

Ingratitude is a crime more despicable than revenge, which is only returning evil for evil, while ingratitude returns evil for good.

William Jordan

Source: The Power of Truth, p. 25.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Walter Weckler on emotion, revenge, and water

Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.

Walter Weckler

Source: Newsweek

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A Quote by unknown on direction, revenge, and time

Revenge is like a boomerang. Although for a time it flies in the direction in which it is hurled, it takes a sudden curve, and returning hits your own head the heaviest blow of all.


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A Quote by Oliver Stone on fighting, good, hell, listening, men, and revenge

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, and why we died. All that matters is that today, two stood against many. Valour pleases you, so grant me this one request. Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, the HELL with you!
(co-written by Robert E. Howard, John Milius, Frank Summer)

Oliver Stone

Source: Conan the Barbarian (1982 movie)

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A Quote by Thomas Dreier on affection, hatred, love, magic, and revenge

It is better to give love. Hatred is a low and degrading motion and is so poisonous that no man is strong enough to use it safely. The hatred we think we are directing against some person or thing or system has a devilish way of turning back upon us. When we seek revenge we administer slow poison to ourselves. When we administer affection it is astonishing what magical results we obtain.

Thomas Dreier

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A Quote by Sir Henry Bulwer on anger, forgiveness, and revenge

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

Sir Henry Bulwer (1801 - 1872)

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