revenge

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on certainty and revenge

This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on revenge

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A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on death, fear, grief, honor, love, mind, passion, revenge, and weakness

There is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death . . . Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honor aspireth to it; grief flieth to it.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Death

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A Quote by Edwin Hubble Chapin on forgiveness, nobility, revenge, and soul

Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it foregoes revenge, and dares to forgive an injury.

Edwin Hubble Chapin (1814 - 1880)

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A Quote by Edward Young on children, revenge, soul, and virtue

Souls made of fire, and children of the sun, With whom revenge is virtue.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: The Revenge. Act v. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Edward Gibbon on gratitude, profit, and revenge

Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.

Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794)

Source: Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776). Chap. xi.

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on christ, nobility, passion, religion, and revenge

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 George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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A Quote by Austin O'Malley on dogs and revenge

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.

Austin O'Malley (1858 - 1932)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on patience, planning, revenge, and worth

MEEKNESS, n. Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on revenge

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LOGANIMITY, n. The disposition to endure injury with meek forbearance while maturing a plan of revenge.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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